Tag Archives: Highway 236

Caltrans brings in second drill for Hwy 236 project

     Caltrans is hauling in a second drill Tuesday, June 30 to help speed up the progress on rebuilding Highway 236 at Acorn Drive. The area, about two miles up from downtown, has been closed to traffic since March storms … 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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Metro deploys shuttle to provide service along Hwy 236

While a Caltrans contractor is set to begin work Monday to repair the slip-out on Highway 236 between Acorn Drive and Jamison Creek Road, the Santa Cruz County Metropolitan Transportation District plans to continue service through the area. The district will use … Continue reading

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Hwy 236 closes Monday; detour through Acorn Drive

     Highway 236 is going to close Monday for up to four weeks as workers repair a slip-out that occurred in March. And flaggers will be on scene controlling the flow of traffic on the narrow Acorn Drive, a residential … 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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Highway 236 to reopen Thursday, March 26, with traffic controls

Highway 236 between Acorn Drive and Jamison Creek Road will reopen today (march 26) with flaggers controlling traffic through the area. The soil beneath the northbound lane was undermined during strong rainstorms earlier this month, leaving asphalt dangling over the … Continue reading

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Highway 236 to close in Boulder Creek Wednesday, March 25

       Work to rebuild the collapsed portion of Highway 236 near Jameson Creek Road will require the complete closure of the two lane road.          About six feet of the roadway washed out during heavy rainfall earlier … Continue reading

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