Russian River bridge back in business

Just in time for the big Memorial Day weekend, the Odd Fellow Summer Crossing at Korbel was opened Thursday afternoon, allowing motorists to cross the Russian River just east of Guerneville. The alert comes from Rob Silva, Sonoma County's road department operations manager.  

By | May 23rd, 2013|1 Comment

KGO’s legendary Stan Burford calls it quits

After more than three decades of keeping his eye on Bay Area traffic congestion and guiding commuters through it, KGO radio's Stan Burford is calling it quits. "I'm 69 and I turn 70 in December," the dean of Bay Area traffic reporters explained when asked why he's retiring. [...]

By | September 27th, 2012|3 Comments

Road projects, traffic delays this week in Sonoma County

Here are some road projects this week in Sonoma County that may affect you: --On Monday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., county roads crews will be grinding out damaged pavement and putting down fresh asphalt on Crane Canyon Road near Grange Road. Traffic will be down to one lane. --On [...]

By | July 1st, 2012|1 Comment

Weekend BUI crackdown on local lakes

North Coast sheriff's deputies are stepping up enforcement against drunken boaters this weekend. Instead of a DUI, it's called a BUI (boating under the influence) and it can land you in just as much trouble. "We want people to have a great time on the water, but we want them [...]

By | June 24th, 2011|5 Comments

Hwy. 1, 101, 116 lane closures this week

Highway construction season is back in swing in Sonoma County, so that means Caltrans is getting busy with lane closures. Here are this week's closures, according to Caltrans: --Highway 1, two miles south of the Russian River Bridge, one-way traffic control 24/7 for storm damage repair. --Highway 116, just east [...]

By | April 18th, 2011|1 Comment

Traffic control starts Friday on Hwy. 1

Caltrans on Friday will cut Highway 1 down to one lane at a point two miles south of the Russian River for construction work. The one-way traffic control through a temporary traffic light will be 24/7 for about one month. The recent heavy rains caused a slipout along [...]

By | March 31st, 2011|1 Comment