SR76: a highway of sorrows
Last updated 1/15/2009 at Noon
The widening and realignment of the five-mile stretch of SR76 from Mission to I-15 could change the character of Fallbrook forever!
CalTrans has been assigned the responsibility to develop SR76 into a four-lane conventional highway, two lanes each way separated by a concrete barrier, with room to widen it to six lanes in the future.
Yes, a four-lane conventional highway expandable to six lanes in the future is a welcome improvement to a highway noted for its high number of fatalities.
Of the two alternative routes proposed by CalTrans, the “Existing Alignment Alternative” is full of...