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Mailbag: Where’s the traffic coming from on Hwy. 12?

Who knows, but our reader is right. Heaviest traffic is between 2 and 3 p.m.

By | October 7th, 2013|2 Comments

Calistoga traffic stalled by roadwork projects

As retaining walls are built on Highway 29 to Middletown, Calistoga Road is repaved and the bridge is rebuilt on Porter Creek Road, getting out of town has been difficult.

By | September 19th, 2013|0 Comments

Roads Report: Porter Creek, Petaluma Hill, Carneros and Mendocino updates

A flurry of new road projects join those already underway in Sonoma County this week. Watch for state crews to start extensive projects on Highways 12 and 121 in the Carneros region, and county crews to start repaving the final unimproved stretch of Petaluma Hill Road between Petaluma and Cotati. [...]

By | August 12th, 2013|4 Comments

Roads Report: Sonoma work begins and this week’s county projects

Caltrans has started two repair projects in Sonoma -- on State Route 12 from Napa Road to the junction with State Route 121, and on State Route 121 near Schellville from State Route 37 to the Sonoma Creek Bridge (near the junction with State Route 116). This work will continue [...]

By | August 5th, 2013|1 Comment

Calistoga Road construction shifts to night work

Contractors expect to finish the road repairs on Calistoga Road by 5 p.m. today, with paving crews shifting to night work on Thursday. They will work 7 p.m.-6 a.m., during which time traffic will be limited to one lane only. Delays of up to 20 minutes are expected during those [...]

By | July 17th, 2013|0 Comments

Porter Creek delays, and other county road reports

If you plan to cross the Mayacamas this week, plan your route carefully, suggests reader Brian Maloney. A bridge replacement project on Porter Creek road is creating quite a snarl. Another project destined to irritate commuters is ramping up on Arnold Drive and Aqua Caliente, but is still in the [...]

By | June 18th, 2013|3 Comments

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 [...]

By | November 1st, 2012|7 Comments

Road work, traffic delays in Sonoma County, St. Helena

If you're out driving this week, here are a few road work projects to be aware of because of likely traffic delays: --Highway 29's "Tunnel of Elms" in St. Helena, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Wednesday. A tree crew will be pruning elm trees for PG&E Co., [...]

By | May 20th, 2012|0 Comments

Sound Off: Readers’ gripes and comments

Here are a few thoughts from Road Warrior readers: A DANGEROUS INTERSECTION Now that the Spring is here and people are out buying plants for the yards, perhaps you could help me understand a dangerous intersection. People turning from Highway 12 to Calistoga Road and in the left left-turn lane [...]

By | April 27th, 2012|8 Comments

Mailbag: Are they going to repave Calistoga Road?

A Road Warrior reader writes in: Wondering if Calistoga Road from Montecito to Highway 12 is slated for repaving in near future? Sure needs it. Mission and Middle Rincon done recently. Pat The answer comes from Peter Dodsworth of Santa Rosa's materials engineering office. And that's: No. "It's not on [...]

By | December 24th, 2011|0 Comments