Jun 5, 200608:03 AMThe Life
Signs of Life: Mid-Valley Parkway
Jun 5, 2006 - 08:03 AMThe Mid-Valley Parkway ("MVP" - click road sign for larger view) was initially proposed to ease the traffic on Highway 111 and was envisioned as a limited access, high speed six-lane expressway slicing across the Valley.
But it was an expensive project, and nobody wanted another I-10, so the cities involved simply designated a few surface streets as the MVP.
The route begins on Ramon Road, west of Gene Autry Trail, and turns south on Autry to Mesquite Avenue, thence easterly on Mesquite, which becomes Dinah Shore Drive. Finally, it goes south on Bob Hope Drive and east on Gerald Ford Drive, ending at Monterey Avenue: