Brush clearing, potholing, roadside mowing, center-line striping, paving and a little chip and seal.

If the midweek rainstorm doesn’t interfere, here are the Sonoma County roadwork projects to be aware of the week of March 18-22, according to Rob Silva, Sonoma County Road Department operations manager:

Martinelli Road near Guerneville: Cal Fire will assist Guerneville crews with brush clearing Tuesday and Wednesday. Other work in that area includes  potholing and roadside mowing.

Blank Road near Cotati: Cal Fire will assist Cotati crews with brush clearing Tuesday and Wednesday. Other work in that area includes  potholing and roadside mowing.

Olivet Road: Healdsburg crew will continue grinding and paving work, weather permitting. Traffic will be subject to one lane controls.

Adobe Canyon Road near Kenwood: Sonoma crew will do roadside mowing and brushing in preparation of summer chip seal.

Trinity Road in Sonoma Valley: A striping contractor will replace the center line this week. Traffic maintenance crews also will do sign and sight market repair.

King Ridge and  Hauser Bridge roads near Annapolis: Annapolis crew will continue digging out soft spots and asphalt patching this week, again weather permitting.

Cazadero Highway: The bridge crew will be doing a viaduct repair and guard rail repairs.

Extra traffic enforcement

Also this week, Santa Rosa police will monitor one of the city’s most collision-prone intersections, Guerneville Road at Marlow Road, which  last year was tied for fourth place with 9 collisions.

As part of a weekly Monday through Friday special enforcement program, Officer Jeff Adams says officers particularly will be looking for drivers not wearing seat belts, who are illegally using cellphones, are speeding, running red lights or committing lane violations.

Each week, the officers pick one of the city’s top 25 collision-troubled intersections to monitor.

To read about the city’s other top intersections for collisions, CLICK HERE.


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  1. teedog

    What about turn signal violators?????? No one knows how to use their turn signals anymore!!!! When you are making a left or right turn, use your signal!!!! I see this all day long, all over town.

    March 18th, 2013 1:37 pm

  2. twel166154

    Thank you for mentioning Cazadero Highway.

    March 18th, 2013 4:07 pm

  3. Civil Rights Upholder

    road warrior screens comments…doesnt get the voice of the public to the public!!!!!!!

    March 18th, 2013 4:32 pm

  4. Randy Reidelbach

    Where does Olivet Road run near H’burg?

    March 19th, 2013 12:09 pm

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