Tag Archives: auxiliary lanes

Northbound auxiliary lane opens in time for holiday travel season

Just in time for holiday travel, the new northbound auxiliary lane is ready to go. Paving wrapped up Tuesday and temporary pavement markings were installed. Striping is scheduled for next week after the new pavement cures. In other project news: … Continue reading

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The logic behind Hwy 1 auxiliary lanes instead of through lanes

Dear Street Smarts, Q: While I believe that the lanes being added between Soquel Drive and Morrissey Boulevard are done in a manner that avoided certain regulations that apply to general highway widening, it escapes me how the northbound lane, … Continue reading

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New SB Hwy 1 auxiliary lane to open next month

Dear Street Smarts, Q: I’m writing in regards to the La Fonda Bridge project in Santa Cruz. Caltrans is wasting time and our money. I travel the corridor twice a day and nothing appears to be getting done and there … Continue reading

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Auxiliary lanes project pace continues to be questioned

Dear Street Smarts, Q: As a 30 year resident of our dear county and long time reader of the Sentinel and your column, I am not naive when it comes to the machinatons of the guardians of our infrastructure. I … 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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