Caltrans is set to open a 1.6-mile carpool lane Saturday morning on northbound Highway 101 in Novato, another incremental piece of the Sonoma-Marin Narrows highway widening project.
Many readers have asked about the "earthen mound" that is rising in the center median on Highway 101 just south of the Petaluma River Bridge. According to Caltrans, the plan is to raise this section of Highway 101 by more than 20 feet.
Caltrans has scheduled a drainage repair and paving project to begin on tonight. The project will begin with left lane and median shoulder closures on northbound and southbound Highway 101 between the Highway 128 interchange and the Sonoma County/Mendocino County line.
The CHP Tuesday morning closed a lane on a major Napa area highway due to damage stemming from Sunday’s earthquake, possibly made worse by Tuesday’s early series of aftershocks.
The intersection of Country Club Drive and Rohnert Park Expressway will be closed today and tomorrow as crews install a new water line. The work has been long planned and is not due to damage from Sunday's earthquake in Napa County.
Sunday's 6.0 Napa County earthquake seems to have spared roads in Sonoma County. The county Department of Transportation and Public Works was out Monday inspecting roads and reported no damage from the quake.
It may be years before residents are able to walk or bike through a long-planned park and pathway system on a strip of undeveloped land in southeast Santa Rosa, but one thing is now clear: No one will be driving on a freeway along the route between Farmers Lane and Spring Lake.
Motorists driving on Highway 101 between Windsor and Geyserville, a bone-jarring stretch of road long ranked as one of the worst in the Bay Area, are set to receive some much needed relief. After more than a year of lobbying by Sonoma County transportation officials, Caltrans is in line to receive $67 million to repave 14 miles of Highway 101 north of Windsor.
Drivers can now use the new frontage road along the western flank of Highway 101 from the Sonoma-Marin county line to the Redwood Landfill interchange. The new road is an extension of San Antonio Road.
East Cotati Avenue will be closed at the railroad tracks today through Sunday for construction on the Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit line, and to relocate a rare coast redwood tree.