The purpose of this project is to prepare all the final design documentation necessary to fully reconstruct the Ruthrauff Road traffic interchange in accordance with the I-10, Ina Road TI to Ruthrauff Road TI Project documentation.
Ruthrauff Road is currently at-grade and I-10 goes over it. This project will lower I-10 to ground level and raise Ruthrauff Road over I-10 and will have four lanes in each direction (ultimate being five lanes) separated by a median barrier. Ruthrauff Road will be two lanes in each direction. Frontage roads and ramps will be reconstructed to meet the new profiles on I-10 and Ruthrauff Road. There are three bridges on Ruthrauff Road that that go over Davis Avenue / Highway Drive, Union Pacific Railroad and I-10. Local streets will be reconstructed to maintain access to the businesses during construction. This project is currently scheduled to be constructed in 2018 and is partially funded by the RTA.