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County lists roads to be repaired, repaved in spring, summer

  About 50 miles of Sonoma County-maintained roads are on track to get some type of major repairs next spring and summer. The roads include 14 that got the headlines last week when the county Board of Supervisors approved $6.5 million for that work, but there are several more, including some that have needed help for years. One example is Old Redwood Highway from Petaluma to Cotati. Here’s the full list from the county roads department and what work will… Read More »

List of 13.2 miles of roads county plans to improve

The Sonoma County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday agreed to spend $6.5 million to improve 13.2 miles of roads. The roads will get various types of improvements or repair work, and officials said they were selected because of their agricultural or tourism connection. Here’s the list, with how much of the road is to be improved and the “attraction” they serve: –Adobe Canyon Road, 2.32 miles worth, from Highway 12 to Sugarloaf Ridge State Park, serving Hood Mountain Regional Park… Read More »

Traffic delays expected on 9 main county roads

Sonoma County is — or soon will be — working on nine main roads, so you can expect traffic delays on them. Using $6 million in federal stimulus money, the county will be chip sealing these roads: –Dry Creek Road, from Healdsburg to Dry Creek Bridge. –Healdsburg Avenue, from Alexander Valley to Lytton Station roads. –River Road, from Highway 116 to Argonne Way. –Petrified Forest Road, from Porter Creek Road to the Napa County line. –Armstrong Woods Road, from Sweetwater… Read More »