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‘Be safe, but you don’t have to take it,’ says one reader. … Read More »
SMART’s on track with upgrades in north county; Airport Blvd. isn’t among them.
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This week readers sent some kudos to the traffic folks and a few questions about smog checks and turn arrows.… Read More »
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 »
Construction crews will be repaving Fulton Road from the Santa Rosa city limits north to Highway 101 for the rest of the week, causing traffic delays. Ghilotti crews will work between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. Wednesday through Friday, Aug. 7-9.
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 »
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 for the next few months while the contractor repairs the roadway, removes old pavement and repaves. Most of the work will be completed at night, with increased noise as the… Read More »
Those of you who work in the Airport Blvd. business cluster already know about road closures and detours, but what about Jake, a reader who makes an occasional trip to the Charles M. Schulz – Sonoma County Airport? “Yesterday, I went to the Charles Schulz Airport via 101 from Santa Rosa. Since I don’t regularly drive to the airport (or surrounding businesses) I didn’t know the overpass construction has temporarily blocked the northbound Airport Blvd exit. I had to drive… Read More »
A fond farewell to the Fulton Road interchange and the video of a construction truck close-call. Question: I’ve noticed that now the southbound Fulton Road off ramp as well as the northbound off ramp has been closed. Is this southbound off ramp going to be a ‘permanent’ closure? Is there a plan view somewhere which will show how one is to access Fulton Rd. from Hwy 101 in the future? I’ve been traveling this route for over 24 years to work… Read More »