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Transportation

Frazier Lake Road construction to last until Nov. 8

Daily closures between Bloomfield Avenue and Shore Road from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

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Transportation

Maintenance work on Hwy 156 near Castroville starts Nov. 5

Work will also take place along Highway 101 in Prunedale.

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Transportation

Monterey Bay Community Power to launch EV charging station project

State-local partnership to make $7 million available in tri-county area.

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Transportation

Fatal crash closes portion of Highway 25

Southbound from Highway 101 closed at Bloomfield Avenue, northbound closed at Shore Road. Re-opening expected around 4-5 p.m.

Traffic being rerouted in July 2019 as Graniterock worked to repave a half-mile portion of John Smith Road. A realignment project has been delayed due to mitigation concerns with the California tiger salamander and fairy shrimp habitats. Photo by John Chadwell.

Transportation

County to use future Measure G monies on major roadways

Structural repairs are planned for Fairview Road, Shore Road, Buena Vista Road and San Benito Street; Supervisors want decision on two realignment projects.

Traffic from Highway 101 merging onto Highway 25. Caltrans expects to begin construction on a new preliminary interchange design in November 2021. File Photo.

Transportation

Mobility Partnership approves preliminary design for Hwy. 101-25 interchange

Project cost estimate now at $100 million.

Assemblyman Robert Rivas (right) at a Jan. 2019 art exhibit in Gilroy. Photo by Leslie David.

Transportation

Q and A: Robert Rivas on AB 1266

State Assemblyman speaks on the bill he authored, which he said improves safety by allowing cyclists to take safer, well-marked paths through intersections.

Graniterock crews installing speed tables at Fourth Street in San Juan Bautista on Sept. 16. Photos by Noe Magaña.

Transportation

San Juan Bautista installs five speed tables

Traffic calming measures to be added on Monterey and Fourth streets.

Photo provided by the Office of Emergency Services.

Transportation

Pull to the right for sirens and lights

Drivers are not reacting safely when emergency vehicles approach, according to the Office of Emergency Services.

Collage of Quien Sabe Road holes in Tres Pinos area. Photos by Robert Eliason

Transportation

BL Special Report: Roads were main focus for Civil Grand Jury

San Benito County Civil Grand Jury submits its report on how funding for roads in the county has been spent. Supervisors have 90 days to respond.

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

Hwy. 25 repairs near Pinnacles delayed until 2022

An indigenous site was found near the project in 2018.

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Greenwood Ford off San Felipe Road in Hollister. The dealership was previously Tiffany Ford, owned and operated by four generations of the Tiffany Family. Photo by John Chadwell.

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Tiffany Ford sells to Greenwood Chevrolet

Family opened the dealership in 1910.

The intersection of State Routes 25 and 156. Construction of a two-lane roundabout is anticipated to begin in June 2021. Photo by Noe Magaña.

Transportation

Officials question proposed highway roundabout

County Resource Management Agency director asks why other alternatives weren’t offered.

San Juan Bautista City Hall. File photo.

Transportation

San Juan City Council approves four speed tables

Fourth Street installations coming in September; council also discusses policy for placing items on the agenda.

County Express bus at a Fixed Route stop. Photo provided by COG.

Transportation

San Benito County Express offers free days on Fixed Route and Intercounty rides

If enough passengers ride on the free service days, County Express will be eligible to apply for the same grant in the upcoming year to offer the free rides once again.