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  Road and Lane Closures Scheduled for March 1 - March 8
 

MONTEREY COUNTY – Here are the major scheduled road and lane closures for Monterey County from Sunday, March 1, through Sunday, March 8, 2015 – newest information is in red. Please keep in mind that construction work is weather-dependent.

Highway 1 – Big Sur — Multiple Locations: March 2 – 6

  • Daytime roadwork at multiple locations along Highway 1 between from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • The locations are:
    • Salmon Creek Arch Culvert to Mud Creek for pavement work.
    • Pfeiffer Burns State Park to the Ventana Entrance for drainage work.
    • The Little Sur River Bridge and Garrapata Ridge Road for drainage work.
    • Pfeiffer Burns State Park to the Carmel River Bridge for vegetation spraying.
  • Motorists can expect delays of approximately 15 minutes

Highway 1 – Carmel to Santa Cruz County: March 5 – 6

  • Daytime vegetation spraying along Highway 1 between the Carmel River Bridge and the Santa Cruz County Line from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
  • Motorists can expect delays of approximately 10 minutes

Highway 68 – Pacific Grove: March 3

  • Daytime tree removal along eastbound and westbound Highway 68 between Congress Avenue and 19th Street from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Motorists can expect delays of approximately 5 minutes

PG&E Gas Line Replacement Project: Highway 68 – March 2 – 7

  • Gas line replacement work will result in night time lane closures along eastbound and westbound Highway 68 between San Benancio Road and Quail Ridge Lane from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • Motorists can expect delays of approximately 15 minutes

Highway 101 – San Lucas: March 4 – 5

  • Daytime sweeping and survey work along Highway 101 between Route 198 and the Rancho undercrossing from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
  • Motorists should expect delays of approximately 10 minutes.

Highway 101 – King City: March 2 – 3

  • Daytime sweeping along Highway 101 between Broadway and Jolon Road from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
  • Motorists should expect delays of approximately 10 minutes.

Highway 101 – Greenfield to Soledad: March 2 – 6

  • Daytime and night time median barrier and ramp work along Highway 101 between Espinosa Road and Arroyo Seco Road.
  • Motorists should expect delays of approximately 10 minutes.

Highway 101 – Sala Road: March 2 – 6

  • Night work may result in alternating lane closures on northbound and southbound Highway 101 between Boronda Road and Ralph Lane from 7:30 p.m. and 6 a.m.
  • Motorists should expect delays of approximately 10 minutes.

Highway 101 – Crazy Horse Canyon Road: March 2 – 6

  • Night work may result in alternating lane and ramp closures on northbound and southbound Highway 101 at the Crazy Horse Canyon Interchange from 7:30 p.m. and 6 a.m..
  • Motorists should expect delays of approximately 10 minutes.

Highway 101 – San Juan Road Interchange Project: March 2 – 6

  • Night time paving along northbound Highway 101 between Dunbarton Road (South) and Cannon Road/Rocks Road from 7:30 p.m. and 5:30 a.m.
  • Directional signs and changeable message boards will be in place to help direct drivers.
  • Motorists should expect delays of approximately 15 minutes.

Abbott Street Water Line Replacement Project

  • Waterline installation along the Abbott Street/Harkins Road/Dayton Street corridor may result in lane closures and traffic control.
  • Motorists can expect delays of approximately 5 minutes

 

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  TAMC Board Meeting Highlights
 

 

TAMC Moves Forward on the Road to “Self-Help” 

The Board of Directors of the Transportation Agency for Monterey County elected to take a step forward in its efforts to develop a “self-help” plan to fund transportation projects in Monterey County. Facing the reality that we are getting less transportation funding from the federal and state government and what is available is less reliable than in the past, and revenue from gas taxes has decreased, the Agency is looking for alternatives ways to fund projects that impact safety, commerce and quality of life in Monterey County.
The successful passage of a 3/8% transportation sales tax would generate nearly $20,000,000 a year. At the cost of less than 4 cents per dollar, Monterey County would become a “self-help” county, where local money would provide local solutions for local needs. In addition, becoming a “self-help” county not only generates funding for local projects but also acts as a leveraging agent to better compete for state and federal grants.
The “self-help” method would be the passage of a local transportation sales tax. It’s proved to be successful in 20 other California counties; and the Agency has reasons to believe it will be successful in Monterey County. TAMC’s last attempt to pass a sales tax was in 2008. Measure Z received overwhelming support from 63% of Monterey County voters. However, even though this was a majority vote, it did not meet the 2/3 (“supermajority”) requirement required for a sales tax measure and failed to pass.
In 2014, EMC Research conducted polling in Monterey County to gauge the potential support for a 2016 transportation sales tax. The results indicate that more than 2/3 of Monterey County residents are initially supportive of a 2016 transportation sales tax measure.
A staff presentation to the Board explained why this could be a viable option for 2016. After the presentation, the Board approved a Request for Proposals (RFP) for a Transportation Sales Tax Measure Consultant and authorized staff to publish the RFP, and return to the Board of Directors with a recommendation for approval of a consultant.

 

  Road and Lane Closures Scheduled for February 22 - March 1
 

MONTEREY COUNTY – Here are the major scheduled road and lane closures for Monterey County from Sunday, February 22, through Sunday, March 1, 2014 – newest information is in red. Please keep in mind that construction work is weather-dependent.

 

 

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