The CHP Tuesday morning closed a lane on a major Napa area highway due to damage stemming from Sunday’s earthquake, possibly made worse by Tuesday’s early series of aftershocks.
As retaining walls are built on Highway 29 to Middletown, Calistoga Road is repaved and the bridge is rebuilt on Porter Creek Road, getting out of town has been difficult.
With road work going on around the North Coast, two Road Warrior readers would like to know when it will make their lives easier. Hearn Avenue overpass As I read the Press Democrat story on the widening of the “narrows” section on Highway 101, it would be good to find out [...]
Highway 12 through Jameson Canyon in Napa County will be closed at night this week to allow construction crews to do drainage/culvert work as part of widening the road. The highway will be closed 11 p.m. to 5 a.m. Monday through Friday from Highway 29 and Red Top Road, weather [...]
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 [...]
If you're out driving this week, here are a few road work projects to be aware of because of likely traffic delays: --Highway 29's "Tunnel of Elms" in St. Helena, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Wednesday. A tree crew will be pruning elm trees for PG&E Co., [...]
The Mendocino County leg of a Caltrans repaving project is under way. Work began Monday on a nearly 10.5-mile stretch of Highway 175 from Highway 101 in Hopland to just past the Lake County line, and it'll cause traffic delays of up to 15 minutes for drivers. The work will [...]
The North Coast's highways are a bit cleaner these days, especially Highway 53 in Lake County. The highway is only about 7.5 miles long, from Lower Lake to Clearlake Oaks. But Caltrans considers it the dirtiest highway in Lake and Mendocino counties. So last Thursday, which was designated [...]
Caltrans today will hold an open house in Upper Lake to present information about two alternatives to improve safety at the intersection of Highways 20 and 29: Traffic lights or a roundabout. "The project is needed because the collision rate at the intersection is 3.7 times greater than the statewide [...]
St. Helena's "Tunnel of Elms" is getting spruced up, and that means some traffic delays. Caltrans said it'll have crews trimming dead and overhanging tree branches along a 1,400-foot stretch of Highway 29 next to Beringer Winery in St. Helena. The work, weather permitting, is scheduled for 9 a.m. to [...]