Avenue R Complete Streets

Ave R  in Palmdale

The Avenue R Complete Streets Project will provide for street improvements along Avenue R between Sierra Highway and 25th Street East.

The proposed improvements include:

  • widening Avenue R from its current four-lane configuration to five lanes (two travel lanes in each direction with a center two-way left turn lane). 
  • closing existing sidewalk gaps;
  • adding CIass ll bike lanes in each direction;
  • providing enhanced crosswalks and ADA-compliant curb ramps, bus turnouts; and 
  • modification of the traffic signal at the intersection of Avenue R-4and 11tn St East to accommodate the roadway improvements

This project has been awarded to Sully Miller Contracting Company and has a total project cost of more than $20 million, which will be funded through multiple sources as outlined below.

  • $7.65 million in Caltrans Active Transportation Grant funds
  • $5 million in Surface Transportation Local Program funds
  • The remaining Funding comes from Gas Tax, Measure M & Article 8 


Preconstruction Work By Others

Construction Preparation

Construction Stage 1Construction Stage 2Construction Stage 3
Nov. 2022 
to Feb. 2023
March 2023 
to April 2023
May 2023 
to Nov. 2023
Dec. 2023 
to July 2024
Aug. 2024 
to Sept. 2024