• Cone Zone Report 9/27-10/4/15

    Here are the major scheduled road and lane closures for Monterey County from Sunday, September 27 through Sunday, October 4, 2015Please keep in mind that construction work is weather-dependent.

    Highway 1 – Gorda to Ragged Point

    • A major retaining wall construction project will result in daytime traffic control and full night time closures of Highway 1 between Gorda and Ragged Point from 10 p.m. to 7 a.m.
    • Night work will take place Sunday nights through Friday mornings.
    • Motorists traveling north/south of these closures are advised to reach their destinations before 10 p.m.
    • All local businesses along the coast will remain open during the roadwork.
    • Motorists should expect daytime delays of approximately 10 minutes. 

     Highway 1 – South of Lucia 

    • A ½-mile project to construct a viaduct will result in one-way signalized traffic control, 24/7, 18 miles south of Big Sur near Lucia from south of Big Creek Bridge to south of Dolan Creek Bridge.
    • All local businesses along the coast will remain open during the roadwork.
    • Motorists should expect daytime delays of approximately 15 minutes. 

    Highway 1 – Bridge Repair Work: September 28 – October 2 

    • Bridge repair work will be done on the northbound and southbound lanes on Highway 1 at Mill Creek Bridge, Dolan Bridge, and Castro Canyon Bridge from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. One lane will subject to closure for the repair. 

    Highway 1 – Little Sur River Bridge to Hurricane Point: September 28 – October 2 

    • Maintenance work will be done on the northbound and southbound lanes on Highway 1 between the Little Sur River Bridge and Hurricane Point from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.  One lane will subject to closure for the repair.

    PG&E Gas Line Replacement Project – Highway 68: September 28 – October 2

    • Gas line replacement work will result in night time lane closures along eastbound and westbound Highway 68 at San Benancio Road from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.

     Highway 101 – King City to Salinas: September 28 – October 2

    • Daytime and night time bridge and utility work along Highway 101 from King City to Sanborn Road in Salinas.

    Highway 101 – King City: September 28 – October 2 

    • Daytime tree removal along the southbound lane of Highway 101 between Central Avenue and Hobson Avenue from 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. One lane will be closed for the tree removal.
    • Motorists should expect daytime delays of approximately 10 minutes.  

    Pacific Grove: Hwy 68 West (Forest) and David Avenue Project

    Crews will begin a construction project to replace a masonry retaining wall with a soldier pile wall, remove and replace a signal, reconstruct drainage and replace a fence at the intersection of Hwy. 68 West (Forest) and David Avenues on Monday, September 14th.

    The right turn lane onto David Avenue from Forest Avenue will be closed 24/7 with a temporary guardrail. Traffic will be detoured. Primary work hours will be 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Motorists can expect 15-20 minute delays during the morning and afternoon commutes (7 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.) and 10-15 minutes delays during non-commute hours.

    Note: David Avenue traffic will only be affected during daytime work hours. The project is scheduled for completion in November.

    Salinas: East Alisal Street/Skyway Boulevard Roundabout Project

    The City of Salinas is constructing its first modern Roundabout at the East Alisal/Skyway intersection in Salinas.  Modern roundabouts generally provide the most efficient way of managing traffic through an intersection, while providing the benefits of fewer conflict points between pedestrians and motorists, which enhances pedestrian safety, reduces congestion and average vehicle delay, generating less pollution (via fewer vehicle stops and starts).

    September 28 – October 2:  street reconstruction within the intersection.

    Motorists should expect 5-10 minute delays.

    Salinas: Sanborn Road Waterline Project: Fairview Avenue – Eucalyptus Drive

    In a continuing effort to improve water distribution to its customers (with sufficient pressure and quantity), California Water Service Company is undertaking several water main upgrades within the Salinas city limits.  One of the more significant upgrades is the upcoming installation of a 12” water main within Sanborn Road that will extend from Fairview Avenue to Eucalyptus Drive (roughly 1.1 miles long), constructed in phases beginning at Fairview, and ending at Eucalyptus. Traffic controls for lane closures will be in effect from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily.  To lessen the impact on traffic work in the intersections of John Street, E. Alisal street and E. Market Street will be done at night.

    Motorists are encouraged to use alternate routes to destinations or travel outside of the construction times.  Motorists should expect delays along the Sanborn Road corridor in the vicinity of work during construction.  The contractor for the project is West Valley Construction Company. They have assured Cal water that all driveways to businesses in the area will remain open during construction. California Water Service apologizes for any inconvenience this project may cause and wants to thank the public for their patience during the construction of this project.

     

    posted to Cedar Street Times on September 25, 2015

    Topics: Front PG News

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