Tag Archives: pothole

Pasatiempo pothole has got to go, reader says

Dear Street Smarts, Q: This note is being written to you with the hope that you can bring attention to a teeth-jarring pothole that needs to be filled. Driving northbound, after exiting Highway 17 at Pasatiempo and turning right at … Continue reading

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Solving problems: From potholes to parking tickets

Dear Street Smarts, Q: I want to bring something to your attention – two dips in the pavement on 42nd Avenue at the rear entrance to the DMV. These dips cause extreme noise and dust when cars and trucks pass … Continue reading

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Fix coming to Ocean St. Ext. at Felker

Dear Street Smarts, Q: Please take a look at the road surface at the intersection of Felker Street and Ocean Street Extension. Approaching Denny’s from Graham Hill Road, is a nasty piece of roadway that has been that way for … Continue reading

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Aptos potholes to be patched, county says

Dear Street Smarts, Q: I am writing you out of concern for the deteriorating road conditions on Soquel Drive in Aptos, between Cabrillo College and State Park Drive. Lately, I have noticed that there seems to be several chunks of … Continue reading

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Pothole 411

In late May, Street Smarts successfully helped a reader get relief from a pothole at the intersection of 17th Avenue and Brommer Street. Below is Jack Sohriakoff, senior civil engineer for the county public works department, explaining when the rest … Continue reading

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Isn’t bicycling in the opposite direction of traffic illegal?, reader asks

Dear Street Smarts,      Q: How can there be a bike lane on a one way street going against traffic? I thought bikes had to follow the same laws as cars.      Tim      A: That’s true. In general, it … Continue reading

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