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Bridge work rescheduled to next week
Bridge work that had been scheduled this week for the overcrossing at Highway 1 and Bay Avenue in Capitola has been pushed back to next week. From 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. Monday, May 12 and Tuesday, May 13, Caltrans to close the southbound on-ramp to Highway 1 from northbound 41st Avenue, as well as the southbound off-ramp to Highway 1 at Bay so crews can replace joints on the Bay Avenue bridge. The work, which was planned for four nights this week, will take only two nights next week. As a detour, motorists may opt to take 41st Avenue to Soquel Drive then on to Porter Street to the southbound Highway 1 on-ramp at Bay. Caltrans reminds motorists to move over and slow down when driving through highway work zones. It's the law. For information on this and other projects in Santa Cruz County, call Caltrans District 5 at 1-877-448-6771 or visit http://www.dot.ca.gov/dist05/paffairs/release.htm#mon.