Candidates forum on county roads tomorrow in Windsor

Candidates in the race for the 4th District Sonoma County Supervisor seat are scheduled to appear at a discussion on county roads Wednesday in Windsor.

By | April 22nd, 2014|0 Comments

Update on Highway 101/Airport Blvd. construction

Those of you who work in the Airport Blvd. business cluster already know about road closures and detours, but what about Jake, a reader who makes an occasional trip to the Charles M. Schulz - Sonoma County Airport? "Yesterday, I went to the Charles Schulz Airport via 101 from Santa [...]

By | July 30th, 2013|4 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

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

Mailbag: Where are the sidewalks? Can police ignore traffic laws?

Here are questions from Road Warrior readers: What happened to the sidewalks? Construction just finished on Shiloh Road west of Highway 101 in Windsor. They seem to have left pedestrians out during this recent construction. All existing sidewalks were in the north side of Shiloh Road this includes both the [...]

By | February 7th, 2013|4 Comments

Work starts on Airport Blvd./101 interchange reconstruction

Caltrans on Wednesday is scheduled to begin cutting down trees and bushes at the Highway 101 interchange at Airport Boulevard north of Santa Rosa as a step toward rebuilding that interchange. The work isn't expected to cause any lanes on Highway 101 or Airport to be closed. The major job [...]

By | January 7th, 2013|10 Comments

Mailbag: A Sebastopol crosswalk hazard? Fixing Hwy. 101 from Windsor to Healdsburg

  Here's a question from a Road Warrior reader. It was quite lengthy, so we've edited it down a bit: I have a big concern about the Caltrans work on the crosswalks in  Sebastopol.  The flashing lights on the crosswalks are great.  However, several of the crosswalks now have a [...]

By | August 3rd, 2012|11 Comments

Big changes coming on Highway 101

The widening of Highway 101 is about to take some big leaps forward. --This week, weather permitting, Caltrans says, construction crews will begin the final paving of 101 from Rohnert Park Expressway to Petaluma Boulevard North, doing the work overnight to limit traffic delays. Northbound work is scheduled [...]

By | June 3rd, 2012|7 Comments

Update on Highway 101 project

If you're tired of the uneven pavement on Highway 101 between Rohnert Park and Petaluma, there's light at the end of the tunnel. Caltrans spokesman Robert Haus says the final paving project is set to start June 4 and will take about four to six weeks to complete. That's weather [...]

By | May 6th, 2012|1 Comment

Highway 101 lane closures start Thursday

Caltrans says it'll close a southbound lane of Highway 101 between Healdsburg and Windsor for several upcoming nights to allow emergency repairs to concrete sections of the road. The closures start Thursday night and will affect the right southbound lane from Old Redwood Highway in Healdsburg to the downtown Windsor [...]

By | May 3rd, 2012|2 Comments