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Santa Cruz Co. to receive $800K in state transportation funding

Transportation projects in Santa Cruz County will receive part of $1 billion in funding to rebuild infrastructure from the California Transportation Commission. Among 153 transportation projects statewide, the goal is th strengthen the state’s economy by creating and sustaining jobs … Continue reading

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Hwy 236 maintenance this week, expect delays

Motorists who travel Highway 236 between two miles north of China Grade Road and the route’s junction with Highway 9 should plan to leave out earlier than normal, as well as expect delays later this week. From 8 a.m. to … Continue reading

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Roundabout excavation and grading begins this week near Santa Cruz Municipal Wharf

Excavation and grading is to begin this week on the roundabout going in at Pacific Avenue and Center Street. During construction, the traffic lane around the roundabout will be open and operational. However, large vehicles may have difficulty navigating the … Continue reading

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RTC seeks to betting the public in transportation project process

The Santa Cruz County Regional Transportation Commission is working to update its portion of the Draft Monterey Bay Public Participation Plan. This, as part of the Association of Monterey Bay Area Government’s attempt to adhere to state and federal requirements to … Continue reading

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Landscaping project at Fishhook nearing completion

It’s been about two years in the making but the landscaping phase of the Highway 1/17 merge Lanes Project is finally drawing to a close. The latest news from the Santa Cruz Regional Transportation Commission and Caltrans is that the … Continue reading

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Highway 9 to reopen next week

Accessing the San Lorenzo Valley is about to get easier. That’s because Highway 9, a portion of which has been closed about two miles north of Highway 1 since June, is scheduled to reopen by 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 1. This … Continue reading

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Santa Cruz County to get 511 system, public input sought

A new system that provides real-time traffic updates and travel option information is in the works and its builders want your input as to how it can best serve you. The Santa Cruz County Regional Transportation Commission will hold a public meeting Thursday, Sept. … Continue reading

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Nighttime Hwy 9 road construction project begins this weekend, includes grinding and paving

Loud noise will be coming from the area of Highway 9 at Twin Bridges in Felton starting Sunday night.   This, as a Caltrans contractor begins a week-long project to grind and pave the segment of highway that’s less than … Continue reading

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Traffic signal work planned on Soquel Avenue May 4

On Tuesday, May 4, the city of Santa Cruz will be making some upgrades to the signal light at Soquel and Hagemann avenues and Trevethan Street. From 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., the traffic light will not be working, as … 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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