Pavement Repair to Begin on Highway 121

Caltrans has scheduled pavement repair on Highway 121, from the Napa County/Sonoma County line to Sonoma Green Acres/Scarafoni Road.

By | April 24th, 2014|0 Comments

Mailbag: Solving problems on 101

Will Sunday's roadwork on Hwy. 101 fix the broken digital sign?

By | October 30th, 2013|0 Comments

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

Road closures on Petaluma, Sonoma, county roads

A few isolated road closures will join the list of ongoing road projects throughout Sonoma County, including a two-night closure at the Lakeville Highway/101 intersection in Petaluma, a Sunday morning closure in Sonoma and along the Carneros Highway to Napa, a few chip seal projects and extra police attention on [...]

By | July 16th, 2013|0 Comments

How to report an idiot driver, and other questions from the road

Can you report a dangerous driver, are trucks hauling dirt responsible for cracked windshields, and a plea to stop flicking butts out the window. CHP Officer Jon Sloat provides all the answers. Question: I was stopped at a flashing pedestrian crossing in Sonoma on June 20, a bicycle was crossing, [...]

By | June 26th, 2013|5 Comments

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 [...]

By | April 15th, 2013|0 Comments

Mailbag: Parking, potholes and posted speed limits

More about how to avoid traffic tickets You wrote earlier that vehicles must actually leave the block after two hours to avoid tickets in two-hour free parking zones. I would be curious to see a followup on how parking people enforce that – it would seem to require either a [...]

By | March 28th, 2013|0 Comments

You dug it up? You repair it

When utility companies or other contractors dig up the road, who's responsible for repairing it once they're done? They are, Sonoma County sources said. But reader Myra Goodman asked specifically about the intersection of Arnold Drive at Agua Caliente Road in Sonoma. "They recently did some extensive work at that [...]

By | March 19th, 2013|3 Comments

Are you a ‘mega-commuter’?

About 8.1 percent of U.S. workers have commutes of 60 minutes or longer, and nearly 600,000 full-time "mega commuters" travel at least 90 minutes and 50 miles. The average one-way daily commute for workers across the country is 25.5 minutes, and one in four commuters leave their county to work. [...]

By | March 6th, 2013|8 Comments

Road work on Highway 101, in Sonoma County this week

Caltrans and the Sonoma County roads department plan the following road work this week that may cause traffic delays: --Highway 101, various lanes closed from Rohnert Park Expressway to Todd Road from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. Monday through Friday. --Highway 101, various lanes closed from Rohnert Park Expressway to [...]

By | October 14th, 2012|0 Comments