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Intersection of the week

The week of Sept. 2, Santa Rosa police will be monitoring one of the city’s most collision-prone intersections, Piner Road at Coffey Lane, which  last year was tied for fourth place with eight collisions. As part of a weekly Monday through Friday special enforcement program, Officer Jeff Adams says officers particularly will be looking for drivers not wearing seat belts, who are illegally using cellphones, are speeding, running red lights or committing lane violations. Each week, the officers pick one… Read More »

Mailbag: Washington Ave. on ramp, Fulton Road bumps, status reports on 2 bad roads

Updated 8/6 to include Santa Rosa’s plans for Fulton Road repaving During the height of roadwork season, readers want to know when their pet project will be finished (funded, considered). Here’s an update on four Sonoma County roads. ETA for Petaluma on ramp Question: The Northbound onramp at Washington Street is still not done after more than a year, although work on city streets all around it at the new Target center has been done for quite awhile. What’s the… Read More »