Maintenance work on Hwy 156 near Castroville starts Nov. 5

Work will also take place along Highway 101 in Prunedale.

Information provided by Caltrans.

Guardrail repair, brush and tree trimming are scheduled to take place for three days along Highway 156 near Castroville and Highway 101 in Prunedale, starting Tuesday, Nov. 5.

Tuesday, Nov. 5 and Wednesday, Nov. 6:

  • Both directions of Hwy. 156 at Cathedral Oaks Rd. near Castroville
  • One-way traffic control with flagging from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Thursday, Nov. 7:

  • Northbound Highway 101 between Messick and Tustin Roads in Prunedale
  • #2 (right) lane closure from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

In a recent release, Caltrans explained that the lane closures are necessary so that they can perform roadway maintenance work at the locations.

Motorists can expect traffic delays of 15-20 minutes. Roadwork is expected to be completed by 2 p.m. on Nov. 7.

According to the release, the roadwork will be performed by the Caltrans Salinas North Maintenance, Salinas Tree and Monterey Guardrail crews. Electronic message signs will be activated to alert the public of this closure. The California Highway Patrol (CHP) will be present to ensure a safe environment for everyone.

Caltrans reminds motorists to move over and slow down when driving through highway construction zones.


BenitoLink Staff