The bridge crew will begin removing and replacing a failed bridge viaduct this morning on Starrett Hill Drive in Monte Rio. Starrett Hill Drive will be closed to through traffic for the next several weeks through April 20. During this time, local residential traffic will have access by entering from Moscow Road from the west or Main Street in Monte Rio. Programmable message boards have been posted advising local residents of the closure for the past two weeks.

This week road maintenance crews will fill potholes and do roadside mowing at various locations throughout the county. The Cotati crew will be spending the next two days pothole patching the upper portion of Sonoma Mountain Road off Adobe Road. The Guerneville crew will be cleaning culverts at several locations in West County.

Cal Fire will be assisting road crews from Healdsburg and Cotati this week clearing roadside brush along Chalk Hill Road and Kennedy Road. The brushing work is scheduled for Tuesday and Wednesday, expect one lane traffic controls and minor delays between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. each day.