Quantcast
 

A Press Democrat Blog

Road Warrior

Trying to make sense out of getting around

Mailbag: Washington Ave. on ramp, Fulton Road bumps, status reports on 2 bad roads

Updated 8/6 to include Santa Rosa’s plans for Fulton Road repaving During the height of roadwork season, readers want to know when their pet project will be finished (funded, considered). Here’s an update on four Sonoma County roads. ETA for Petaluma on ramp Question: The Northbound onramp at Washington Street is still not done after more than a year, although work on city streets all around it at the new Target center has been done for quite awhile. What’s the… Read More »

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 for sixth place but down from 20 in 2010 and 19 in 2009 when it ranked No. 1 for both years. 2011′s No. 1 — Highway 12 at Mission Boulevard — fell… Read More »

SRPD monitoring Roseland intersection

Santa Rosa motorcycle police officers this coming week will monitor one of the city’s most collision-prone intersections — Stony Point Road at Sebastopol 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 particularly will be looking for drivers not wearing seat belts, who are illegally using cellphones, are speeding, running red lights or committing lane violations. Each week, the officers pick… Read More »

SMART rail work shuts Sebastopol Road

SMART rail work will close Sebastopol Road in Santa Rosa this Tuesday through Friday at the train tracks. It’s part of the rail district upgrading the tracks through Sonoma County. Crews are going through the county tearing out the old crossings and putting in new track. To do so, they need to shut all lanes at the crossing. To detour around the closure, take West Third Street to the north or Barham Avenue to the south. Next week, Aug. 13… Read More »

SW Santa Rosa intersection under police watch

Santa Rosa motorcycle police officers this coming week will monitor one of the city’s most dangerous intersections — Dutton Avenue at Sebastopol Road, which last year was tied for second with 13 collisions. As part of a weekly, Monday through Sunday, special enforcement program, Officer Jeff Adams says officers particularly will be looking for drivers not wearing seat belts, who are illegally using cellphones, are speeding, running red lights or committing lane violations. Each week, the officers pick one of… Read More »

SW Santa Rosa intersection this week’s SRPD target

Santa Rosa motorcycle police officers this coming week will monitor one of the city’s sixth most dangerous intersections — Stony Point Road at Sebastopol 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 for drivers not wearing seat belts, who are illegally using cellphones, are speeding, running red lights or committing lane violations. Each week, the officers pick one of the city’s… Read More »

SW Santa Rosa intersection targeted by traffic officers

Santa Rosa motorcycle police officers this coming week will monitor one of the city’s second most dangerous intersection — Dutton Avenue at Sebastopol Road, which last year was tied with 13 collisions. As part of a weekly, Monday through Sunday, special enforcement program, officers particularly will be looking for drivers not wearing seat belts, who are illegally using cellphones, are speeding, running red lights or committing lane violations. To read about the city’s other top intersections for collisions, CLICK HERE.… Read More »