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


COG and Caltrans reach milestone on Hwy 25 widening

San Benito County transportation agency will pay 50% of costs for the first phase of development.

Trucks on Highway 156. Photo by Noe Magaña.


Highway 156 expansion project gets right of way certification

Caltrans to request funding from state transportation commission in December, with two-year construction phase expected to begin next summer.

Hollister City Manager Brett Miller, COG Executive Director Mary Gilbert, Supervisor Peter Hernandez, Supervisor Jaime De La Cruz, Hollister Mayor Ignacio Velazquez, County Administrative Officer Ray Espinosa and Capt. Chris Armstrong at an Oct. 7 ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Highway 25 expansion project. Photo by Noe Magaña.


COG holds ribbon-cutting ceremony for Hwy 25 widening project

$241 million project will occur in phases, with construction not expected to begin for several years.

Alternative two for the Highway 25 widening project. Graphic provided by COG.


COG directors discuss options for Highway 25 expansion

Value analysis will be conducted in early 2020.

Z-Best Operations Manager John Doyle leads a presentation on the proposed facility expansion project at an Oct. 30 meeting at Gilroy Library. Photo by BenitoLink Staff.

Business / Economy

Public comment period for Z-Best expansion now open

Compost company shares plan for increasing capacity and trucks at facility near Hwy. 25.