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Relief for 101 in north Sonoma County

Motorists driving on Highway 101 between Windsor and Geyserville, a bone-jarring stretch of road long ranked as one of the worst in the Bay Area, are set to receive some much needed relief. After more than a year of lobbying by Sonoma County transportation officials, Caltrans is in line to receive $67 million to repave 14 miles of Highway 101 north of Windsor.… Read More »

Progress in The Narrows

There is visible progress being made on the Highway 101 improvement project between Lakeville Highway in Petaluma and Atherton Avenue in Novato, a 9.5-mile stretch, that will add frontage roads, widen bridges and improve three interchanges. As projects in The Narrows are completed, they will open, meaning motorists will notice incremental changes to the landscape rather than a grand opening of all the facilities at the end of the project. A few such pieces are already open.… Read More »