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Quake damage closes Highway 29 lane in Napa

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.

By | August 26th, 2014|Comments Off on Quake damage closes Highway 29 lane in Napa

Is your road on Plan Bay Area list?

The new Plan Bay Area was adopted last week, outlining transportation and land-use projects to be funded through 2040 within Sonoma, Napa and the other seven Bay Area counties. It's dependent on receiving an anticipated 292 billion in federal, state and local money, but includes the following road projects. Is [...]

By | July 23rd, 2013|11 Comments

Highway 12 closed at night in Napa County

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 [...]

By | November 12th, 2012|0 Comments

Napa’s blood alley to be fixed

Napa County's blood alley is on its way to being fixed. The state Transportation Commission last week approved more than $130 million to widen Highway 12 to four lanes with a median barrier from Highway 29 to basically Interstate 80. That stretch also is called Jameson Canyon Road, and it's [...]

By | August 14th, 2011|0 Comments

Why all the litter bags on highways

Caltrans this week is going to make a statement about litter. Starting today, crews in Sonoma County and throughout the Bay Area will be picking up litter along highways and then piling the collection bags at safe, "strategic locations along the highways to demonstrate that litter is a continuing problem," [...]

By | June 15th, 2011|13 Comments

Traffic delays back on Hwy. 121

Night work -- and traffic delays -- are back along Highway 121 between Sonoma and Napa counties. Caltrans' $6.5 million construction project to smooth out a bit the curves east of the Sonoma County line has moved on to a paving stage. Weather permitting, the work is being done 7 [...]

By | October 23rd, 2010|0 Comments

Avoid Hwy. 121 in Napa if you can

Going to Napa in the evening? Plan to leave earlier if you're taking Highway 121. A $6.5 million Caltrans construction project to smooth out a bit the curves east of the Sonoma County line is creating long backups in the evenings, and they're going to last awhile longer. Caltrans spokesman [...]

By | October 6th, 2010|2 Comments