About 120 trucks make daily roundtrips from Gilroy to the Graniterock Southside Road quarry. Photo by Leslie David.

Housing / Land Use

Graniterock moving more than 300,000 cubic yards of dirt to Southside quarry

The company is infilling parts of the mined land as part of the reclamation project.

Theresa Kovacs, 63, and Rick Sicurella, 66, are in a limbo like thousands of other RV full-timers. Photo by Kirti Bassendine.

Housing / Land Use

RV dwellers find temporary haven in San Benito County

Campground reservations are hard to come by during lockdown. COVID-19 situation leaves many in the lurch.

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Downtown San Juan Bautista. Photo by Leslie David.

Business / Economy

San Juan Bautista council approves outdoor business operations on Third Street

Program will run at least six months to help local merchants.

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Transportation

Road closures planned to begin April 26

Upcoming moving lane closure on Highway 101 from Boronda Road to the San Benito County line.

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Transportation

Sweeping scheduled for Hwy 101 in Prunedale

Roadwork to commence April 27.

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Transportation

Survey proposes crosswalk art at Central Avenue

Idea would involve west side Hollister community in a project to promote traffic-calming measures.

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Transportation

Roadside curve warning sign installation underway

Roadwork consists of daytime and overnight single lane closures and, depending on the highway, sometimes one-way traffic control.

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Transportation

Ramp reconstruction along Hwy 101 in Salinas to resume

Project includes installation of precast concrete pavement, cracking and sealing pavement, asphalt concrete overlay, and reconstructing ramps at East Market Street, North Main Street, West Laurel Drive, and Boronda Road.

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Transportation

Hwy 101 rehabilitation project scheduled to start April 2

Caltrans said closures announced for this week have been cancelled.

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Transportation

Caltrans to perform electrical work on Hwy 101 in Prunedale

The no. 2 (right) lane will be closed in both directions in various locations between Pesante Road and Dunbarton Road.

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Education / Schools

Caltrans seeking applicants for scholarship program

Program designed for college-bound senior high school students planning to pursue a career in transportation and live within the counties of Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo, Monterey, Santa Cruz and San Benito.

Tim Murray poses in front of his 1978 GMC motorhome on March 6 at a gathering of the Vintage Camper Trailers club. Photo by Noe Magaña.

Transportation

Vintage trailer enthusiasts gather at Casa De Fruta

Four days of seminars demonstrate techniques in painting, lighting and other repairs.

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Transportation

Work planned for eastbound Hwy 152

Caltrans will perform rock wall scaling and slope cutting to mitigate rocks falling onto Pacheco Pass Highway.

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

Transportation

Pilot program aims to ease Hwy 25 congestion

In a six-month trial, left turns from Bolsa Road will be prohibited during afternoon rush hour.

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Transportation

Caltrans to perform guardrail repair on Hwy 101 in Prunedale

Work will take place on March 7 between Dunbarton Road and Crazy Horse Road.