News Release

Hwy 156 improvement project continues with earthwork and soil stabilization

Earthwork between Mission Vineyard and Union Road will start with lime treatment of the original ground.

vehicles pass through the construction zone of the highway 25/156 Intersection. Photo by Noe Magaña.

News Release

Intersection of Hwys 25/156 to be reduced to single lane next week

Caltrans wants drivers expect significant delays on their commute through the construction zone.

Highway 156 widening project. Image courtesy of Caltrans.

News Release

Highway 156 Improvement Project to cause road and lane closures

Long-term closure of San Juan Hollister Road will begin Oct. 24.

File Photo of Highway 156. Photo by Noe Magaña.

News Release

Hwy 156 Improvement Project begins earthwork behind barrier

Roadway excavation and potholing for underground construction will start at The Alameda, and continuing in an eastbound direction.

Start of construction on HWY 156. Photo by Robert Eliason.

Transportation

Construction begins on the two-lane expansion of Hwy 156

Caltrans says most of the work will be done away from the existing road.

Photo courtesy of Pixabay.

News Release

Caltrans begins repaving Highway 25 near Ridgemark on Nov. 15

Travelers can expect 20 minute delays near the Best Road area.

San Benito High School. Photo courtesy of SBHS.

Education / Schools

San Benito High awaits certification for softball field lighting

Demolition of classrooms begins in December; new classrooms and solar projects to come.

Photo courtesy of K. Johnson.

Community Opinions

COMMUNITY OPINION: Living next door to an ongoing housing construction

K. Johnson writes about her frustration with the mess and noise of new construction in her neighborhood.

Photo courtesy of Pixabay.

News Release

Full overnight closure of Southbound Hwy 101 in King City scheduled for Oct. 28

Travelers can expect delays of up to 10 minutes.

Construction workers on the roof of new housing units. Photo by John Chadwell.

Education / Schools

San Benito High trustees okay first reading of school impact fees policy

The board is scheduled to adopt the second reading on Oct. 26.

Photo courtesy of Pixabay.

News Release

Early morning bridge construction activity at Hospital and Cowden Roads

Neighbors may start hearing construction noise starting 3 a.m. on Aug. 31.

San Benito High School. Photo by John Chadwell.

Column

COLUMN: Maximizing your investment in the San Benito High School experience

Shawn Tennenbaum and John Corrigan write about the campus infrastructure upgrades.

San Benito High School. File photo by Jake Medina.

News

San Benito High School projects costing $102 million near completion

Voters rejected a $30 million bond in 2020 and two measures with total funding of $62.5 million were not enough to pay for construction, forcing the district to secure a bridge loan to keep construction moving forward.

San Benito County Official Seal. Courtesy of San Benito County

News Release

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

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

Highway 156. File photo.

Transportation

Property acquisition and utilities continue to delay Highway 156 expansion

If Caltrans can’t reach agreements with landowners, they’ll be settled in court.