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Speed limit lowered on Petaluma Hill Road

The Sonoma County Board of Supervisors Tuesday lowered the speed limit on a stretch of Petaluma Hill Road approaching Santa Rosa and just south of the spot where a 6-year-old girl in a crosswalk was struck by a motorist Sunday and seriously injured.

By | March 11th, 2015|Comments Off on Speed limit lowered on Petaluma Hill Road

Road work this week

A couple of closures along the Highway 101 corridor in Sonoma County top the list of projects in the North Bay this week. All of the work is weather dependent and could be cancelled if we get rain this week.

By | February 22nd, 2014|1 Comment

Mailbag: Tale of 2 Stony Points

New pavement is really smooth, old pavement is terrible. An update.

By | October 31st, 2013|1 Comment

Roads Report: Porter Creek, Petaluma Hill, Carneros and Mendocino updates

A flurry of new road projects join those already underway in Sonoma County this week. Watch for state crews to start extensive projects on Highways 12 and 121 in the Carneros region, and county crews to start repaving the final unimproved stretch of Petaluma Hill Road between Petaluma and Cotati. [...]

By | August 12th, 2013|4 Comments

Roads Report: Sonoma work begins and this week’s county projects

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 [...]

By | August 5th, 2013|1 Comment

Santa Rosa’s 25 dangerous intersections

Planning to drive through the intersection of Stony Point and Sebastopol roads in Santa Rosa? Better be careful. It again ranks No. 1 in the city for highest number of reported collisions. The Roseland-area intersection racked up 16 collisions last year, twice that of 2011 when it tied [...]

By | January 31st, 2013|10 Comments

Sound Off: Buses, turn lights, frustrating red lights

Here are some comments from Road Warrior readers: Misleading bus schedule I'm wondering if there are other people out there who have been misled by the online trip planning schedules from the Santa Rosa City Transit website.  I am a single mother of 4 who works evenings.  I have 2 [...]

By | December 24th, 2012|7 Comments

Mailbag: Straddling white line on offramp; Penngrove turn dilemma

Here's a question from a reader: Can you get a ticket for straddling a solid white line on the offramp from the freeway? Millie The answer comes from CHP Officer Jon Sloat, who says, "By the LETTER of the law, you technically could be cited for straddling the white line [...]

By | November 23rd, 2012|3 Comments

SRPD watching southside intersection

Santa Rosa motorcycle police officers this coming week will monitor one of the city's most collision-prone intersections --- Aston Avenue at Petaluma Hill Road, which last year was tied for sixth worst with eight collisions. As part of a weekly, Monday through Sunday, special enforcement program, Officer Jeff Adams says [...]

By | October 5th, 2012|0 Comments

South Santa Rosa intersection getting extra police attention

Santa Rosa motorcycle police officers this coming week will monitor one of the city's most collision-prone intersections --- Petaluma Hill Road at Kawana Springs Road, which last year was tied for sixth worst with eight collisions. As part of a weekly, Monday through Sunday, special enforcement program, Officer Jeff Adams [...]

By | September 21st, 2012|0 Comments