Mailbag: Work ends, work begins and two non-starters

Relief in sight for Mendocino/Bicentennial intersection and more.

By | November 7th, 2013|0 Comments

Note from the road: Wine tasting and EV charging

A reader with an electric car drove up to the Francis Ford Coppola Winery in Geyserville earlier in the week, knowing that the winery has two public charging stations

By | August 30th, 2013|7 Comments

Road closures on Petaluma, Sonoma, county roads

A few isolated road closures will join the list of ongoing road projects throughout Sonoma County, including a two-night closure at the Lakeville Highway/101 intersection in Petaluma, a Sunday morning closure in Sonoma and along the Carneros Highway to Napa, a few chip seal projects and extra police attention on [...]

By | July 16th, 2013|0 Comments

Traffic delays this week on Highways 29, 101, 128

Caltrans plans road work this week on Highways 29, 101 and 128, and drivers can expect some traffic delays. --Highway 29, from Highway 128 in Calistoga to two-tenths of a mile north of Silverado Trail, for grinding out bad sections of road and replacing with fresh pavement. Work hours will [...]

By | July 22nd, 2012|0 Comments

Paving this week on Porter Creek Road

It's a key route between northern Santa Rosa and Calistoga. It's bumpy, full of potholes but it's about to be improved. Sonoma County roads crews will be out this week grinding out damaged sections of Porter Creek Road and repaving them. The work is 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. through [...]

By | May 14th, 2012|2 Comments

Hwy. 128 bridges completed

Caltrans announced Wednesday completion of two new bridges on Highway 128 between Healdsburg and Calistoga, ending a headache for drivers who used that road. The Redwood and Maacama Creek bridges, which had been under construction since summer 2010, are wider than the bridges they replaced. Total cost for both new [...]

By | November 23rd, 2011|2 Comments

Mailbag: Hwy. 128 work nearly done

Here's a question from a Road Warrior reader: Do you have any idea how long the repairs on Hwy. 128 between Healdsburg and Calistoga are going to last? They’ve been working on two bridges on that stretch of road for over two years now, with stoplights holding back traffic at [...]

By | November 4th, 2011|1 Comment

Calistoga traffic delays this week, next

Caltrans this week and next plans to repaving Highway 29 from Tubbs Lane to High Street in Calistoga. Work will be 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. Crews already have been grinding off the top layer of pavement. Caltrans spokesman Marcus Wagner said traffic delays are expected and suggested motorists find [...]

By | July 20th, 2011|0 Comments

Hwy. 29 roadwork to slow traffic

Caltrans this week started a three-week project to dig out and replace stretches of pavement on Highway 29 in Calistoga and up over Mount St. Helena, and you can expect traffic delays. The work will be 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays, except for Memorial Day, and will go from [...]

By | May 24th, 2011|1 Comment