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Transportation

Hwy 101 ramps at Wildhorse Road near King City to remain closed

Motorists can expect delays of up to 10 minutes while roadwork continues through August.

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Transportation

Caltrans awards scholarships to District 5 students

$1,000 scholarships awarded to five college bound seniors pursuing a career in transportation.

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Transportation

Monterey Bay Community Power offers electric car charging webinar

Free presentation to cover infrastructure, length of time to charge and more.

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

Transportation

Left turn from Bolsa Road onto Hwy 25 to be restricted

Restriction will be implemented during peak hours in an effort to improve traffic operations at the intersection.

July 27 traffic on Panoche Road near the Wiggle Tail grade, between Panoche Valley and Paicines General Store. Photo courtesy of Robert Frusetta.

Police / Fire

Traffic delays due to Cottonwood Fire on Hwy 152

Panoche Road backed up with cars and semis traveling into the county.

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Transportation

Resurfacing project near King City closes Hwy 101 ramps

Starting July 27, the northbound Wildhorse Road on and off ramps will be closed until Aug. 10. The southbound on and off ramps will be closed until Aug. 23.

Site plan for Strada Verde Innovation Park. Image courtesy of Newport Pacific Land Company.

Housing / Land Use

Strada Verde impact study calls for 3.5-mile buffer zone

Report says the location of the proposed autonomous vehicle testing facility is too close to a distributor of agriculture fumigants.

Road crew closed off one lane near Somerset Drive on Union Road. Photo by Noe Magaña.

Transportation

Upcoming roadwork projects on Union Road

Motorists should expect one-lane traffic closures.

The proposed entrance for the Strada Verde Innovation Park at Betabel/Y Road. Photo by Robert Eliason.

Housing / Land Use

Strada Verde Innovation Park Voter Initiative details potential jobs, tax revenue for San Benito County

A look at plans and ways that the autonomous vehicle testing facility could impact the region.

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Transportation

Hwy 198 at Hwy 25 to close due to wildfire

Long term closure begins July 19; several other closures could impact San Benito commuters.

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Transportation

Resurfacing of 129 near San Juan Bautista to include overnight weekend work

Work taking place from Pajaro River Bridge to the interchange of Highway 101 and State Route 129.

Caltrans attempted to deal with the South County curve on Highway 25 in 2015, but the rerouted portion of the road collapsed just a few months after opening. Now, repairs aren't expected to happen until at least 2022. Photo by John Chadwell.

Transportation

Caltrans seeks public comments for Highway 25 curve alignment near Pinnacles

Project moving forward after a remedy in 2015 failed.

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Transportation

State Route 129 Resurfacing Project Near San Juan Bautista Begins July 6

Work to take place July 6 through July

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News Release

California Transportation Commission approves $1.8 Billion to repair infrastructure and transit

$6.1 million allocated to construct maintenance vehicle pull-outs, gore and center median paving on various areas along Highway 101 between Monterey and San Benito counties.

San Benito County Administration Building. Photo by Leslie David.

Government / Politics

Supervisors approve impact study for Strada Verde project

Findings will be used to inform voters if the project initiative makes the November ballot.