101 construction begins at Airport Blvd. and Petaluma closure

Here's what you need to know about the Airport Boulevard interchange construction at Highway 101 that begins tonight: Crews will begin construction at 7 p.m. June 3, working 7 p.m.-6 a.m. Monday through Saturday for several weeks. The first phase involves building new on- and off-ramps  at the Airport Boulevard [...]

By | June 3rd, 2013|2 Comments

Updated: Anchors aweigh on Airport Blvd. construction

After nearly a decade of planning, construction begins Monday, June 3, on the expanded and redesigned freeway interchange at Airport Boulevard, north of Santa Rosa. Expect construction detours to begin Monday, as the northbound loop off-ramp at Airport Boulevard is permanently closed. Traffic will be detoured to the Fulton Road [...]

By | May 30th, 2013|8 Comments

Updated: Construction hot spots in Sonoma County

Updated to include details about the sewer replacement work at Montgomery Drive and Farmers Lane in Santa Rosa.  Life slows down in Sonoma County after the weekend excitement of the bicycle race and Rose Parade in Santa Rosa, and American Graffiti cruise in Petaluma. Similarly, road projects continue with little [...]

By | May 20th, 2013|0 Comments

A happy ending at Airport Blvd.

Whose responsibility is it to maintain the landscaping around highway parcels? Sometimes it's hard to tell. Steve Mosher wrote in to ask about a lot near the Airport Boulevard freeway exchange that was so full of weeds he could barely walk past them on the sidewalk. He said last year [...]

By | May 16th, 2013|7 Comments

U.S. 101 questions and a suggestion

Two little questions about things spotted along U.S. 101, and a suggestion about how to ease the pain as construction projects collide in Petaluma. What's up with the sign? The question: What is with the electronic sign in Rohnert Park on NB 101 that states to turn Radio to 840 AM? It [...]

By | May 14th, 2013|8 Comments

Updated: Construction heats up in Petaluma, and other cone zones

Updated May 6 with road projects throughout Sonoma County. Watch for road closures and detours in Petaluma as work heats up on the Highway 101 widening project. Here’s the latest information about it and other road construction projects throughout the North Coast during the week of May 5-10. [...]

By | May 5th, 2013|5 Comments

Look at what’s ahead for Airport Blvd.

Real construction work won't begin until June 3 on the new Airport Boulevard interchange off Highway 101 north of Santa Rosa, but Caltrans has released images of the design and the proposed detours. Take a look at what is planned for the project that will be with us until late [...]

By | May 2nd, 2013|10 Comments