Traffic being rerouted in July 2019 as Graniterock worked to repave a half-mile portion of John Smith Road. A realignment project has been delayed due to mitigation concerns with the California tiger salamander and fairy shrimp habitats. Photo by John Chadwell.

Transportation

County to use future Measure G monies on major roadways

Structural repairs are planned for Fairview Road, Shore Road, Buena Vista Road and San Benito Street; Supervisors want decision on two realignment projects.

Polk Street near City Hall in San Juan Bautista. Photo by Noe Magaña.

Government / Politics

San Juan Bautista City Council approves list of road repairs

At its April 15 meeting, the San Juan Bautista City Council designated Muckelemi, Third and Polk streets as priority projects for pavement rehabilitation for next year’s budget. The council approved the list of repairs with a 4-0 vote. Councilman Dan De Vries was absent. The list is required to be submitted to the California Transportation

Polk Street near City Hall in San Juan Bautista. Photo by Noe Magaña.

Government / Politics

San Juan Bautista City Council approves list of road repairs

City will combine Measure G and SB 1 funds for projects.

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COMMUNITY OPINION: Measure G needed to improve local roads

Accountability measures require all funds in San Benito County to be used for road and transportation projects.

Traffic on Highway 25 to Hollister. Photo provided.

Business / Economy

COG, local governments approve Transportation Safety and Investment Plan

The COG board will meet on July 19 and make a final decision as to whether or not to ask the San Benito County Board of Supervisors to place a transportation sales tax measure on the November 6 ballot.

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Highway 25 pavement repairs begin next week

Caltrans will perform a series of pavement repairs on a four-mile section of Highway 25 from the San Benito/Santa Clara County line to Shore Road starting Monday, May 21 through Thursday, May 24.