Why are Sonoma County roads so bad?

Ask the woman in charge of maintaining and fixing them at a roads summit Oct. 9 in Sonoma.

By | September 24th, 2013|1 Comment

How would you pay for road repairs?

It's hard to argue with the statement that Sonoma County roads are in bad shape, but when grass roots group Save Our Sonoma Roads conducted an online survey, 509 of the 624 respondents described them as "bad" or "terrible." The county has 1,382 miles of roads, but pavement maintenance is [...]

By | April 4th, 2013|16 Comments

Your chance to get answers about road repairs

Plenty of Road Warrior readers write in to tell us how bad Sonoma County's roads are. Now, you have a chance to ask county officials what they plan to do to fix them. From 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, county Supervisors Shirlee Zane and David Rabbitt and Public Works Director [...]

By | November 13th, 2012|2 Comments

Group pushing for better roads netting headlines, success

It's only about a year old, but the group Save Our Sonoma Roads is making headlines and scoring some success. Last Tuesday, the Sonoma County Board of Supervisors approved spending $6.5 million on repairs for 13.2 miles of roads --- a feat that SOS Roads takes some credit for. Last [...]

By | October 29th, 2012|1 Comment

The worst road in Sonoma County is …

It's only a mile long, but it's narrow, cracked, sections of its sides are dropping away and it's riddled with pothole patches with more potholes unfilled. It's Keiser Avenue in Rohnert Park, and it's the worst road in Sonoma County, according to readers who voted in the Road [...]

By | October 1st, 2012|23 Comments

Group forms to push for better county roads

Anyone who's grumbled about the condition of Sonoma County roads has a new friend. A group of county residents recently formed Save Our Sonoma Roads to lobby local elected officials to spend more money on road maintenance and improvements. Craig S. Harrison, who lives along Sonoma Mountain Road in the [...]

By | December 22nd, 2011|0 Comments