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Piner Road RR crossing gets fix

Starting Friday, contractor Stacy and Witbeck/Herzog will be rebuilding the approaches to the grade crossing to make it a smoother ride for autos and bikes, SMART says.

By | July 16th, 2014|Comments Off on Piner Road RR crossing gets fix

Your 101/Airport Blvd. questions answered

Work started last night on the new interchange at Airport Blvd. and Highway 101, and readers have sent a lot of questions. Answers are coming in a few at a time. Here's what we learned today from Rob Sprinkle, Santa Rosa traffic engineer, and  Tom O'Kane, deputy director of Sonoma [...]

By | June 4th, 2013|0 Comments

Piner Road intersection getting extra attention

Santa Rosa police this coming week will monitor one of the city’s most collision-prone intersections — Piner Road at Coffey Lane, which  last year was tied for fourth with 9 collisions. As part of a weekly, Monday through Friday, special enforcement program, Officer Jeff Adams says officers particularly will be [...]

By | March 10th, 2013|0 Comments

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

Flooding shuts Sonoma County roads

The Sonoma County roads department reports that as of late morning Wednesday, these roads are closed because of flooding: -- Valley Ford Road east of Highway 1. -- Green Valley Road from Thomas to Sullivan roads. -------------- Follow the Road Warrior on Twitter via @PDRoadWarrior

By | December 26th, 2012|0 Comments

Will water project lead to spelling improvement?

It's a fear that sign makers -- and journalists -- live with: Misspellings. A Road Warrior reader alerted us to this sign at Range and Russell avenues in Santa Rosa and an identical one just down the street at Range and Piner Road with the misspelling of improvement. [...]

By | December 3rd, 2012|2 Comments

SRPD targets westside intersection

Santa Rosa motorcycle police officers this coming week will monitor one of the city's most collision-prone intersections --- Piner Road at Marlow 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 officers [...]

By | November 2nd, 2012|1 Comment

NW Santa Rosa intersection gets police scrutiny

Santa Rosa motorcycle police officers this coming week will monitor one of the city's most collision-prone intersections -- Piner Road at Coffey Lane, which last year was tied for fifth worst with 7 collisions. As part of a weekly, Monday through Sunday, special enforcement program, Officer Jeff Adams says officers [...]

By | August 3rd, 2012|2 Comments

Extra police focus on a dangerous Santa Rosa intersection

Santa Rosa motorcycle police officers this coming week will monitor one of the city's sixth most dangerous intersections -- Piner Road at Marlow Road, which last year had 8 collisions. As part of a weekly, Monday through Sunday, special enforcement program, Officer Jeff Adams says officers particularly will be looking [...]

By | May 11th, 2012|1 Comment

Mailbag: Left turn lanes for turning or merging, not passing; green stuff on 101

We've had some questions from readers regarding center turn lanes on city streets. For example: I thought the double turn lane was to be used as little as possible.  I live in Northwest Santa Rosa and usually use Piner Road to get to 101.  I often see drivers traveling quite [...]

By | March 2nd, 2012|0 Comments