Tag Archives: Boulder Creek

Work begins Monday to improve Hwy 9 north of Boulder Creek

Come Monday, Aug. 12,  a Caltrans contractor will begin a project to improve Highway 9 north of Boulder Creek. Specifically, Robert J. Frank Construction, of Redding, will be paid $250,000 to improve the existing pavement, widen the southbound traveled way … 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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Caltrans strikes snag on Hwy 236

     Caltrans has hit a couple snags in its attempt to repair Highway 236. Those problems – the continued failure of the road and soil inconsistencies – are slowing the project down.      The northbound lane of the highway that … Continue reading

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Travel during a road closure 101

     The best way to avoid traffic headaches is to not go there in the first place.      Some Boulder Creek residents are using that philosophy as they wait for repairs to be completed on Highway 236, between Acorn Drive … Continue reading

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Highway 236 to close June 22 for slipout repairs

     Thomas Moore has been living and working in the San Lorenzo Valley for 25 years. During all that time, he’s seen Mother Nature take down trees, power lines and even mountain sides.      So, he’s not fazed by Caltrans’ … Continue reading

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