Category Archives: road closure

Nighttime Caltrans work on Hwy 9

Nighttime Caltrans work on Hwy 9 Caltrans this week will be doing some grinding and paving along Highway 9¬†in Ben Lomond, Brookdale, and Boulder Creek. The work starts in Ben Lomond Tuesday night, Oct. 1 at 8 p.m. to 5 … Continue reading

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Trestle boards need repair, reader says

Dear Street Smarts, Q: Who does one contact to request a minor repair at the west end of the trestle foot bridge at the Boardwalk? There is an ever-widening¬†gap between two of the boards. This gap is a hazard to … Continue reading

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Addressing red curbs and slipouts

Dear Street Smarts, Q: I should have kept record of the number to call at Santa Cruz County to have a curb repainted. The red curb at Baseline Drive and Willowbrook Lane needs to be repainted before Cabrillo College goes … Continue reading

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B40 projects generating reader interest

Dear Street Smarts, Q: I was wondering about the future of the one-way light on Branciforte Drive just past Goss Road. It was shut down Aug. 1 for repair of overhead wires in advance of some roadwork. We live on … Continue reading

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Strawberry Festival to cause road closure, detour in Watsonville this weekend

Expect detours along Highway 152 between Lake Avenue and 2nd Street beginning 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 1 through 11 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 4 a the city makes way for the 19th Annual Watsonville Strawberry Festival. All traffic lanes in both … Continue reading

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Hwy 1 auxiliary lanes project update, electric vehicles workshop

Concrete will be poured on the top deck of the new La Fonda Bridge beginning at 7 a.m. today. The mixing trucks will begin pouring on the ocean side of La Fonda but will not need to work from the … Continue reading

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Lompico Road closure necessary to remove tree

Dear Street Smarts, Q: I live in Lompico, a community above Felton. There is a sign on lower Lompico Road just before it meets with Zayante. It states that from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. there will be ‘delays’ on … Continue reading

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Capitola’s sewer project caught residents off guard, increased traffic

Dear Street Smarts, Q: My family, including young children, lives on Kennedy Drive in Capitola. Not only do we have to put up with big rig trucks using Kennedy Drive all day and all night, but now we are faced … Continue reading

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Reader bashes lack of road Amgen Tour road closure specifics

Dear Street Smarts, Q: (Last Thursday’s Street Smarts) column on the Amgen event was absurd! It emphasized that there will be a nightmare for motorist but offers not enough specifics for people to work around it. The Amgen web site … Continue reading

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Paving project on West Cliff Drive will cause closures, detours

If you travel in the area of West Cliff Drive between Swanton Boulevard and Almar Avenue, you may want to find another route come next Wednesday. The city will embark on a paving project July 6-11, requiring the closure of … Continue reading

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