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Highway 12 lane closure Tuesday

Caltrans plans to close a lane of Highway 12 in the Sonoma Valley from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. for road work and is warning of traffic delays. Crews will be clearing storm drains in the area of Madrone Road, causing the eastbound lane to be closed and one-way traffic control to be in effect, Caltrans says. —————- Follow the Road Warrior on Twitter via @PDRoadWarrior

Roundabout planned for Sonoma Valley

Sonoma County is proposing to build a roundabout on Arnold Drive at Agua Caliente Road, the entrance to the Hanna Boys Center, in the Sonoma Valley. The roundabout, projected to cost $2 million if approved, would be built next spring and would be the first one on a major county-maintained road, officials said. Rex Cummins, project design engineer with the county Department of Transportation and Public Works, said 2004′s voter-approved Measure M sales-tax hike specifically listed the intersection for some… Read More »

2 DUI checkpoints tonight

The CHP plans two DUI/license checkpoints tonight — one in the Sonoma Valley and the other in unincorporated Santa Rosa. A third checkpoint will be held Saturday night. That checkpoint and the CHP one near Santa Rosa are part of the Sonoma County Avoid the 13 DUI Task Force’s extra enforcement this weekend, which will include DUI saturation patrols countywide. The Sonoma Valley checkpoint will be 6 p.m. to midnight while the Santa Rosa-area one will be 5 to 11:30… Read More »