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Roads Report: Sonoma County cone zones, Bay Bridge closes

Here’s what you need to know about navigating Sonoma County roads this week, as well as an update on the Oakland Bay Bridge closure. Bay Bridge closes through Labor Day The Bay Bridge will be closed from 8 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 28, until 5 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 3, while its new east span is opened, replacing the original span. Caltrans urges motorists to choose an alternate route and allow extra travel time during that period. More details and detour routes… Read More »

Updated: Construction hot spots in Sonoma County

Updated to include details about the sewer replacement work at Montgomery Drive and Farmers Lane in Santa Rosa.  Life slows down in Sonoma County after the weekend excitement of the bicycle race and Rose Parade in Santa Rosa, and American Graffiti cruise in Petaluma. Similarly, road projects continue with little change, a lull before the June 3 start of another Highway 101 improvement project north of Santa Rosa. Santa Rosa police identify their targeted intersection of the week, and Rob… Read More »

This week’s road closures and cone zones

Caltrans projects along Highway 101 lead the news this week, with delays and lane closures on Airport Boulevard in Santa Rosa and from Petaluma south to the Marin County line. The following information comes from CalTrans spokesmen Adam Priest and Phil Frisbie Jr., and Sonoma County Road Department Operations Manager Rob Silva.  Caltrans – Santa Rosa Airport Blvd. at Fulton Rd. — Signal construction project begins Monday, April 15, with completion in early May. Expect up to 30-minute delays. Caltrans… Read More »

Petaluma highway work begins and other cone zones

Here’s the latest information about road construction projects and lane closures throughout Sonoma County during the week of April 8-12, with Highway 101 closures in Petaluma, Santa Rosa’s “extra attention” intersection and a roundup of CalTrans projects throughout the North Coast. Petaluma The biggest news this week is the start of a new phase of Highway 101 construction on the Sonoma-Marin Narrows project, which brings evening lane closures between Washington Street and Petaluma Boulevard South as the highway is widened… Read More »