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News Release

Road and Lane Closures for May 16-22

Work along Highway 101 leads to lane closures.

Hollister Public Works made repairs to a broken cast iron water pipe below Forth Street and restored service to 25 homes in one day. Photo by John Chadwell.

News

Water main break a sign of old infrastructure

Lacking funds, Hollister’s public works department operates in “fix-it-as-it-breaks” mode rather than providing preemptive maintenance.

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Community Opinions

COMMUNITY OPINION: The landfill expansion is not a good idea

Resident Gary Cameron writes that trucks going to the landfill damage the roads and impact residents' quality of life.

Pilot Michael Steiger appears unfazed at his crash landing May 4 at Hollister Municipal Airport. Photo courtesy of Cheryl Mullin, Interim Airport Manager.

News

Jet crash and response ‘picture perfect’

Pilot brought the plane from Utah for its annual maintenance checkup.

CHP said one of the two locations Lafferty fired marbles at passing vehicles was the 101/156 interchange leading to San Juan Bautista and Hollister. The second was near Prunedale. Photo by John Chadwell.

News

Freeway assailant makes plea deal for projectile assaults along Highway 101

CHP said man was shooting marbles with a slingshot from his vehicle.

Highway 156 and 25 intersection. Photo by Leslie David.

News Release

Congressman Panetta commits effort to help fund the Highway 25 project

COG hopes to receive $10 million in federal funds.

Nash Road bisecting the San Benito County Campus. Photo by Jake Medina.

News

BL Special Report: Permanent closure of Nash Road stalls

City of Hollister, San Benito County and SBHS at odds over plan.

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News Release

Ecology Action offers affordable electric vehicle clinic and free purchase guidance program

Webinar and advising program help drivers find all incentives for a free or extremely low-cost Electric Vehicle.

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News Release

Caltrans to close several roads and lanes in Monterey County starting April 18

Scheduled road, lanes, onramps and offramps closures that could affect San Benito County commuters.

The intersection of Bolsa Road and Highway 25. Image from the Mobility Partnership meeting agenda packet.

Transportation

No left turn program reduces Bolsa Road traffic

Bloomfield Avenue traffic also drops as more motorists stay on Highway 25.

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Transportation

Caltrans awards millions for local roadway safety projects

Existing damaged or destroyed guardrails to be replaced at 22 road locations in San Benito County.

Motorists on a portion of Union Road near Southside Road that was resurfaced with Measure G funds. Photo by Noe Magaña.

Transportation

Measure G funds on track to meet first projection

COG began collecting funds six months before the pandemic.

Economic summit visitors attend high-speed rail construction tour in Central Valley. Photo courtesy of California High-Speed Rail Authority.

Transportation

Mobility Partnership receives update on high-speed rail

Route planned to pass near Highway 152 and San Felipe Road, but there will be no station in San Benito County.

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Transportation

Road and lane closures for March 14-20

Moving lane closure along northbound and southbound Highway 25 between State Route 198 and the San Benito County Line for spraying operation work on March 19.

New Idria Road washout. Photo courtesy of Matt Kelley of Kelley Engineering & Surveying.

Transportation

San Benito County faces $25 million in road damage due to winter storm

New Idria Road was completely washed out in January.