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News Release

Caltrans to continue repaving work on Hwy 25 near Hollister the week after Thanksgiving

Travelers can expect shorter delays of up to 10 minutes.

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.

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Highway 25 closures planned for Nov. 8

Brief closures scheduled for two miles north of Shore Road, at Post Mile 59.93 between the railroad crossing and the Pajaro River Bridge.

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.

The intersection of Highway 25 and Highway 156. Photo by Noe Magaña.


COG directors delay Caltrans agreement to analyze Hwy 25 widening

Looking to stay within budget, the two transportation agencies conduct a value analysis of the project resulting in six potential alternatives.

The intersection of Bolsa Road and Highway 25. Image from the Mobility Partnership meeting agenda packet.


Left turn from Bolsa Road onto Hwy 25 to be restricted

Restriction will be implemented during peak hours in an effort to improve traffic operations at the intersection.

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


Public input requested for Hwy. 25 Corridor Transit Study

Meeting is expected to cover plans on how to provide faster transportation services between Hollister and Gilroy.

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.


Hwy. 25 repairs near Pinnacles delayed until 2022

An indigenous site was found near the project in 2018.

Highway 156 and 25 intersection. Photo by Leslie David.


BL Special Report: The Ins and Outs of Roundabouts

This BL Special Report shares recent research on roundabouts and why they are being used more throughout California. One is planned for the intersection of Highways 25 and 156.

Temporary signs block the collapsed reroute on State Route 25 in south San Benito County. File photo.

Government / Politics

Caltrans to discuss State Route 25 curve restoration project

State transportation agency to get feedback from residents at community input meeting on Monday, March 18.