Highway 25 between San Felipe and Briggs Road. Photo by Noe Magaña.

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California makes $1.18 billion transportation investment

San Benito County awarded $5 million for two projects.

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Lane closure at Hwy 101

One moving lane closure scheduled for June 28-30.

The 101/25 interchange was built in 1988 and meant to be temporary. When the new project is completed it will have taken 38 years. Google Earth photo.

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VTA lays out plans for 101/25 interchange

Construction of the $100 million project is expected to begin in late 2023.

San Benito County Official Seal. Courtesy of San Benito County

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San Benito County Resource Management Agency moves forward on three road projects

County also set to resume $6.6 million Hospital Road project.

Concept drawing of the high-speed rail. Image courtesy of California High-Speed Rail Authority.

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California and Federal Government reach agreement on High-Speed Rail

Nearly $1 billion in funding returned to the project.

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Caltrans set to start repair project on Highway 129 West of San Juan Bautista

Construction and road delays to occur June 14-18.

Highway 101 from the Betabel exit. Photo by Robert Eliason.

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Caltrans District 5 seeks input on US 101 Business Plan

The deadline to complete the survey is June 30.

The Santa Monica-based company is proposing a pilot program for Hollister with 100 e-scooters. Photo courtesy of Bird.

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Hollister council’s lukewarm reaction could mean bumpy road for Bird e-scooters

The company has its products in 160 cities worldwide and wants to bring a fleet of up to 100 to Hollister to reduce car traffic and carbon emissions but council’s questions showed caution.

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Arts Council accepting artist submissions for two ART in TRANSIT projects

Deadline to submit art is June 9.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Congressman Panetta commits effort to help fund the Highway 25 project

COG hopes to receive $10 million in federal funds.