Category Archives: earthquake

Hwy 1 flyover could ease traffic congestion at on Santa Cruz streets

Dear Street Smarts, Q: I would think a simple solution to alleviate traffic on local streets is a flyover at the end of High Street where we have the foot bridge over Highway 1? This flyover would decrease the traffic … Continue reading

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Reader questions traffic routes around future Murray Street Bridge construction project

Dear Street Smarts, Q: Thanks for your update on the Murray Street Bridge project (Jan. 19, 2010). I am sure your readers would appreciate a future column on the following question: How does the city of Santa Cruz propose to … Continue reading

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Earthquake wary reader questions Murray Street Bridge repair delays

Dear Street Smarts, Q: Since there are so many earthquakes in the news, could you find out why the required seismic retrofit of the Murray Street Bridge is delayed until next year? The plans were completed several years ago and … Continue reading

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