Tag Archives: Salinas Road

Ribbon cutting ceremony for Hwy 1/Salinas Road Interchange project

A ribbon cutting ceremony is planned for 1:30 p.m. Friday, April 26 to celebrate the completion of the Highway 1/Salinas Road Interchange. The event will be held at the Hilltop Road/Salinas Road Park and Ride lot, located southwest side of … Continue reading

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Expect the delays in the area of Hwy 1 and Salinas Road this week

This week, drivers on Highway 1 can expect delays of up to 15 minutes as construction crews host alternating lane closures from Salinas Road to the Santa Cruz County Line. Salinas-Road-Interchange-Project-March-22-2011-PP-97-2003.pdf Work will occur from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. … Continue reading

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Confusion at NB Hwy 1, Salinas Road lead drivers wrong way

Dear Street Smarts, Q: Thank you for your valuable column. Just a quick note. I have commuted between Aptos and Salinas for 23 years. I have seen many dangerous situations but now I see that we have inadvertently caused a … Continue reading

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Widen Highway 1 south of Salinas Road, reader says

Dear Street Smarts, Q: I have been watching the construction of the new interchange at Highway 1 and Salinas Road. The work looks very nearly complete; however, I have one observation that doesn’t seem to make any sense. It appears … Continue reading

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What’s the speed limit on Salinas Road?, reader asks

Dear Street Smarts, Q: First question: When bikes come to a stop sign and pedestrian crosswalk, are they supposed to get off their bikes and walk them across the intersection? Second question: Why isn’t there enforcement at the Storey and … Continue reading

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Salinas Road to open soon to Highway 1 traffic

Come Thursday, Sept. 1, drivers onĀ  Highway 1 will be able to access Salinas Road. Earlier this month, Caltrans closed Salinas Road to traffic from both directions of the highway as part of the $30 million safety improvement project going … Continue reading

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Navigating the Salinas Road detour off southbound Highway 1

If you plan on heading south on Highway 1 in the hopes of connecting to Salinas Road, think again. You’ll have to take a detour via State Route 129 first. Caltrans has shut down access to Salinas Road as part … Continue reading

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Pedestrian habits in Capitola need to be studied, reader says

Dear Street Smarts, Q: I read the item (last Monday)about the surveys to be done Aug. 22 – Sept. 26. I hope Capitola Village is one of the 21 locations. We had a bizarre pedestrian death here July 5 and … Continue reading

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Salinas Road will soon be off-limits to all Hwy 1 traffic

Later this month, Salinas Road will be closed to vehicles traveling both north and southbound on Highway 1, according to Caltrans. That intersection is undergoing a $30 million overhaul in the name of safety. In response to 83 collisions and … Continue reading

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Hwy 1/Salinas Road Project back on track

The safety project that involves building a fly over ramp from Highway 1 to Salinas Road is back on track. Work resumed Aug. 2 after a brief delay that allowed utility companies to relocate their infrastructure. Now, construction workers will … Continue reading

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