Contributing to Congestion Relief in Walnut, CA

The project would eliminate delays for emergency responders and the potential for crossing collisions, with four crossing collisions recorded over the last 10 years.

HLE has completed a one of a kind Interchange

HLE has completed a one of a kind interchange in partnership with Riverside Construction and Riverside County of Transportation. This interchange has features to honor our men and women in the military. We are proud of our HLE family, they really did an amazing job!

Steeter Ave. is on Schedule to Open to the Public


Steeter Ave. is on schedule to open to the public, HLE has been working hard and diligently to make this happen for the public and meet our expectations with the City. Streeter Ave, in Riverside, will be vastly different than it was before…safer, brighter and much less congestion during school hours for all the residents and public. HLE employees did an awesome and safe job!

HLE Receives Featured Article in U.S. Builders Review

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High-Light Electric is excited to announce their featured article in the 2014 Summer Edition of U.S. Builders Review.  U.S. Builders Review is a “nationally recognized trade publication read by a targeted audience of general contractors, developers and other leaders in the construction industry.”  Their articles feature the fastest-growing companies in the construction industry. Therefore, HLE is very honored by the publication of this article.

In the article, HLE is described as a “full service contracting firm with electric roots”.  It discusses their history, services, most exciting projects, and business connections and does a fantastic job highlighting the work ethic and integrity of HLE.  To read the full article, go to the current edition of U.S. Builders Review.  Their article can be found on page 87.

 

HLE Begins Work on I-5 Project in Burbank

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With an increase in I-5 traffic due to the nearby airport and construction on the Empire Center, road improvements are necessary.  Overall, the improvements are expected to relieve congestion, improve traffic flow, and improve the access to Bob Hope Airport and shopping centers.

The project will make the following improvements:

  • The construction of an HOV lane between Magnolia Blvd. and Buena Vista St.
  • The construction of an interchange at I-5 and Empire Ave.
  • The elevation of the railroad at Buena Vista St. and San Fernando Blvd. to eliminate the street-level crossing.
  • The realignment and elevation of of the railroad adjacent to Empire Ave.
  • The reconstruction of the Burbank Blvd. overcrossing to widen the structure and realign the on- and off- ramps.
  • The improvement of the San Fernando Blvd./Victory place and Lincoln St. intersection.

The $355 million dollar project is expected to be completed in 2017.  For continued updates, go to the California Department of Transportation District 7 website.

HLE Announces New Location

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High-Light Electric is pleased to announce their move to a new location!  The 4000-square foot new building is just around the corner from their previous Jurupa location and accommodates their need for a larger office space and better phone network.  This will allow for continued growth and efficiency.  The new address is:

6942 Ed Perkic St.

Suite A

Riverside, CA 92504

Please feel free to stop by and see the new location!

Van Buren Boulevard Interchange Improvements Close to Completion

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High-Light Electric began work on the Van Buren Boulevard intersection in the summer of 2012 in order to accommodate a traffic increase and allow for future growth.  The modifications include:

  1. A new Eastbound to Northbound entrance ramp.
  2. The realignment and widening of the boulevard
  3. Replacement of the bridges over the railroad and highway
  4. Minor realignment of Southbound I-215
  5. The addition of traffic signals
  6. Auxiliary lanes between Van Buren Boulevard and Cactus Avenue
  7. Acceleration/deceleration lanes south of the boulevard
  8. Various aesthetic changes

The modifications are set to be completed next month so keep an eye out for the changes!  To find out more information and see updates, go to the Riverside County Transportation Department website.

Iowa Avenue Project in Local Paper

High-Light Electric began work on the Iowa Avenue paving project in October 2012 with an expected completion date of December 6, 2013.  Now, the new Iowa Avenue Overpass has been paved, and a lot of the local streets in Highgrove have been patched after the street surfaces were torn up for water line installation.  The pavement improvements will help open up a much-needed flow of traffic between Riverside and San Bernardino.

HLE’s work on this project was mentioned in Highgrove Happenings, a local paper in Riverside, California.  Go to Highgrove Happening’s December edition to read the full article. 

Below is a slider with some photos of the project.  Keep checking back for more updates and pictures!

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HLE Takes Company Rewards Trip to Las Vegas

 

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Last weekend, HLE’s staff went on a company rewards trip to Las Vegas, NV for some fun, relaxation and bonding.  They got the chance to spend a weekend away with their wives without their children and were selected for the trip based on their performance and hard work.

The group stayed at the Westin Hotel, which is one block away from the Las Vegas strip and includes a casino and spa.  They received spending money to use during their stay and enjoyed a dinner at Pampas Brazilian Steakhouse.

One of the trip highlights was The Variety Show, which they saw at Planet Hollywood, one of the premier Las Vegas hotels.  The show involved the most astounding acts from around the world, with magic, special effects, death-defying stunts and comedy.  Below is a video from one of the shows:

High-Light Electric, Inc. is so thankful for the hard work and fantastic performance of all of their staff and looks forward to more fun trips like this one in the future!