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Roads Report: Work sites and lane closures

Night closures in Petaluma on Highway 101 at the Old Redwood Highway are scheduled this week. In Sonoma County, road crews are busy with chip seal, paving and striping jobs this week, in addition to building guard rails on Fulton Road and continuing the bridge building on Porter Creek Road. Highway 101 closures Caltrans will close up to two lanes of northbound and southbound Highway 101 at the Old Redwood Highway Interchange 10 p.m.-5 a.m. Tuesday through Friday. At least… Read More »

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 Santa Rosa’s most collision-prone intersection. In Petaluma, the Lakeville Highway (State Route 116) will be closed Thursday and Friday nights, July 18 and 19, at the Highway 101 interchange while… Read More »

Hwy. 29 fix will have to wait

Caltrans is giving up on its effort to fix a stretch of Highway 29 in Lake County until summer when it will spend millions to pave the road. Spokesman Phil Frisbie Jr. said that after rainstorms and then cold weather canceled two efforts to smooth out a 1,000-foot long stretch of Highway 29 near Hidden Valley with grinding, Caltrans officials dropped the plan entirely. Instead, they will wait until late spring or early summer for the paving job. The grinding… Read More »