Tag Archives: 41st Avenue

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 … Continue reading

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New lane configuration on Brommer at 41st Brommer to stay

Dear Street Smarts, Q: What is the long term intent for turning and through movements eastbound on Brommer Street. at 41st Avenue? Prior to the opening of the hotel on that corner, there was one left turn and/or through lane and … Continue reading

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Easing traffic congestion

Dear Street Smarts, Q: The light for cars making a left on to Eaton Street from 7th Avenue lasts forever – or at least it seems like it. However, the light does not usually turn green for the cars making … Continue reading

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Traffic conditions at 41st, Clares not perfect but we’re trying, Capitola says

Dear Street Smarts, Q: I will refrain from opining about the necessity of a no right on red sign at the corner of Clares Street and 41st Avenue in Capitola. However, there is an issue with visibility of the no … Continue reading

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‘No Right on Red’ rule at Clares needs to go, reader says

Dear Street Smarts, Q: As a Clares Street resident, I’m one of the drivers now suffering from the awful decision to not allow right turns on 41st Avenue from Clares. Now we can’t turn right on red lights and, to … Continue reading

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New changes to Clares aims to improve traffic flow on 41st Ave., city says

Dear Street Smarts, Q: I recently noticed a new sign on Clares Street and 41st Avenue that does not allow a right turn on a red light. This is a very busy intersection that is many times blocked by cars … Continue reading

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New stop sign goes up in Capitola

     Dear Street Smarts,          Q: There is a new stop sign at Monterey and Bay avenues in Capitola. This is the final stage in a roadway fix-up that redid all the sidewalks, crosswalks, etc. near and around the intersection. … Continue reading

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Reader suggests traffic controls at 41st and Bain avenues

    Dear Street Smarts,   Q A nice job has been done on redeveloping the lower 41st Avenue and Portola Avenue intersection. In addition, the condos at the railroad tracks on 41st are now complete. A new restaurant is going … Continue reading

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Capitola red light cams still there and active

Q Whatever happened to the (red light)cameras at Clares Street and 41st Avenue? I heard that they were moved, but where to? Or did this turn out to be just another waste of taxpayer’s money? Carsten Hauge A The red … Continue reading

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