Public Input Needed to Help Solve Safety and Congestion Issues Along the Pajaro to Prunedale Corridor

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

PUBLIC WORKSHOPS ARE TONIGHT AND TOMORROW, WEDNESDAY, MAY 24 AND THURSDAY, MAY 25

Salinas, CA (May 21, 2018) — The Transportation Agency for Monterey County (TAMC) is seeking public input to help solve safety and congestion issues on the corridor connecting Pajaro to Prunedale along San Miguel Canyon Road, Hall Road, Elkhorn Road, Salinas Road, Porter Drive between US Highway 101 and State Route 1 in North Monterey County. The Transportation Agency, along with, the County of Monterey, will host three community meetings this week, offering anyone interested in participating the chance to express their concerns or suggestions.

Those interested in joining the discussion about walking, biking, safety and congestion in their community are invited to attend one of the following meetings on Wednesday or Thursday:

  • Wednesday, May 23, 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.. Our Lady of the Assumption Roman Catholic Church, 100 Salinas Road, Pajaro, Child care will be provided
  • Wednesday, May 23, 6:00-7:30 p.m., Hall District Elementary School, 300 Sill Road, Watsonville
  • Thursday, May 24, 6:00 – 7:30 p.m., Prunedale Grange Hall, 17890 Moro Road, Prunedale

English and Spanish language flyers about the workshops can be found by clicking here:  Pajaro Prunedale Flyer – English   Pajaro Prunedale Flyer – Spanish

The comments and questions received at the community workshops will help the Agency evaluate how to improve operations, safety and maintenance to accommodate current and future travel patterns along San Miguel Canyon Road, Hall Road, Elkhorn Road, Salinas Road, Porter Drive between US Highway 101 and State Route 1 in North Monterey County. For more information about the community workshops, or to request ADA services, contact Grant Leonard at the Transportation Agency at 831-775-0903 or by email at grant@tamcmonterey.org.

Community members can also provide comments, sign up for updates, and learn more about the project on the Pajaro-Prunedale Corridor Study website:  www.pajarotoprunedalestudy.org.

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The Transportation Agency for Monterey County (TAMC) is responsible for investing in regional transportation projects for Monterey County residents, businesses and visitors.  The mission of TAMC is to develop and maintain a multimodal transportation system that enhances mobility, safety, access, environment quality and economic activities in Monterey County. For more information visit www.tamcmonterey.org or call 831.775.0903.