A project to straighten and raise Highway 101 at the Sonoma-Marin county line should help ease the flooding that occurred there this week. But the work won't be complete for two years.
A coalition of environmental groups has dropped its lawsuit challenging a controversial Highway 101 widening project through a grove of Humboldt County old-growth redwood trees after Caltrans decided to seek further environmental review of its plans.
This morning at approximately 10 a.m. Caltrans closed access to the intersection of State Route 12 and 121 due to flooding.
Caltrans is seeking an additional $64 million to complete construction on a highway bypass around Willits, a project that has been beset by numerous delays and legal challenges from opponents who think the road is unnecessary and too environmentally damaging.
From this Monday through Thursday, Dec. 18, a county contractor will be doing tree work along Lakeville Road between Highway 37 and Highway 116. The work includes the removal of 24 trees that have been identified as diseased or dying, and the safety pruning of 100 other eucalyptus trees at [...]
College Avenue will be closed from Highway 101 to Cleveland Avenue on Friday night from 8 p.m. to 10 a.m. Saturday morning.
This week, Caltrans has scheduled a vegetation clearing project on Highway 12 in Sebastopol that will affect traffic. One-way traffic control will be in place Thursday and Friday night at the Laguna de Santa Rosa Bridge.
New Highway 101 loop on-ramps in Petaluma will be open by 5 a.m. on Saturday morning, greatly reducing traffic.
On Friday night, Caltrans plans to switch northbound traffic to the Highway 101 median lanes being constructed south of the Petaluma River Bridge.
Caltrans and Sonoma County this month will start road improvement projects at either end of Arnold Drive in the Sonoma Valley.