Tag Archives: County Public Works

Sight distance no longer an issue at Hwy 9 intersection

Dear Street Smarts, Q: If anyone can help with this, I know it is you. A few months ago San Lorenzo Avenue in Felton was repaved. When they repainted the ‘stop’ line at the intersection with Highway 9, they moved … Continue reading

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Clean-up Clubhouse at Sumner, reader says

Dear Street Smarts, Q: I live in Aptos near Clubhouse Drive and Sumner Avenue. I’ve been walking from Cliff Drive and Sumner to Seascape and Sumner on a daily basis now for the past two years. During that time, I … Continue reading

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Mt. Hermon road drainage issue solved, county says

Dear Street Smarts, Q: For months now, there has been a steady stream of water rushing on rainy days, and running even when it’s been dry, off the hillside and across Mt. Hermon Road heading toward Felton, just short of … Continue reading

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Pothole at 17th and Brommer has got to go, reader says

Dear Street Smarts, Q: There is a fairly large pothole on 17th Avenue, right next to Brommer Street. I often come west on Brommer and turn south onto 17th. It is very hard to turn that corner and avoid that … Continue reading

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Traffic control on Branciforte Drive to remain one car at a time, county says

Dear Street Smarts, Q: Please suggest that the traffic control for the Branciforte Drive slide be modified to include a sign that says two or two cars per stop. Currently, everyone is very ‘polite’ and only goes one car at … Continue reading

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Potholes to be filled, road repaired this summer

Dear Street Smarts, Q: I have enclosed some photos taken Sunday, March 14th on Old County Road in Ben Lomond, off of Hillside (one of the photos appears here in Street Smarts). I hope you can see that this road … Continue reading

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County: Not enough money to repair all roads

Dear Street Smarts, Q: The two-mile section of Vine Hill Road from Highway 17 to Mountain View Road, also, Mountain View up to Old San Jose Soquel Road is in desperate need of re-paving. I have driven these roads for … Continue reading

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Wires down, power out along Jamison Creek in SLV

A tree on Jamison Creek Road just west of Highway 236 is falling, taking down power lines with it. The problem was reported just before 6 p.m. Wednesday. Power is reportedly out in the area, according to the California Highway … Continue reading

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