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Local road maintenance, pothole repairs, and safety

May contain: road, freeway, and highway

Through tax sharing agreements with the cities and the County of Monterey, this program will receive 60% of the transportation sales tax funds, estimated at a total of $360 million over 30 years.

This program will provide flexible funding to cities and the County of Monterey to help them reduce the maintenance backlog on their aging street and road systems. In addition, these funds can be used for other local transportation needs that will reduce accidents and improve operations for all people and transportation modes, including local bicycle and pedestrian projects.

Listed here are just some of the priority projects for the cities and County using the money from this measure.


  • Safety, operations and major maintenance improvements to selected segments along county arterials
    • River Road
    • Carmel Valley Road
    • Laureles Grade Road
    • Alisal Road
    • Jolon Road
    • Reservation Road
    • Elkhorn Road
    • Gonzales River Road
    • Harkins Road/Hatton Road
    • Gloria/Iverson Road

  • Intersection safety improvements
    • Carmel Valley Road at Laureles Grade
    • Castroville Blvd at San Miguel Canyon Road
    • Elkhorn Road at Werner Road and Salinas Road

  • Street repairs countywide
    • Includes pavement patching and slurry sealing program in local communities such as Pajaro, Castroville, Boronda, and Chualar



  • Overlaying city streets
    • Santa Rita St. between Ocean and Mountain View
    • 8th Ave. between Junipero and Mountain View
    • Monte Verde St. between Ocean and 8th
  • Make concrete pavement repairs in the downtown area


  • Intersection redesigns
    • Carlton Drive at Highway 218
    • Rosita Road at Highway 218
  • Construct a bicycle and pedestrian trail from Fort Ord to Fremont Blvd
  • Conduct a citywide roundabout study


  • Surface street repairs
    • Alta Street
    • Fifth Street
    • Other locations


  • Conduct deferred maintenance and repair of city streets
  • Replace curbs, repair and replace gutters
  • Resurface or reconstruct existing streets and pave dirt streets
  • Reconstruct or construct needed sidewalks
  • Add ADA pedestrian intersection ramps
  • Repair traffic control devices
    • Includes signals, stop signs, etc.


  • Resurface and slurry seal local streets
  • Grind and overlay new pavement on city streets
    • Haven Drive
    • Broadway St from Mildred to Russ
    • South Third Street from Division Street to Pearl Street
    • Broadway Circle from River Drive to Broadway Street


  • Make road maintenance and improvements identified in the Pavement Management Program
  • Maintain and improve sidewalks
  • Intersection improvements
    • Del Monte Blvd at Highway 1
    • Del Monte Blvd at Reservation Road


  • Construction intersection improvements based on highest safety needs
    • Munras at Soledad
    • Del Monte at Washington
    • Del Monte at Camino El Estero
    • Del Monte at Camino Aguajito


  • Overlay pavement on major roads and install pedestrian safety improvements
    • Sinex Avenue
    • Del Monte Blvd.
    • Upper and Lower Lighthouse, between 1st Street and 11th St
    • Portions of Congress Avenue
    • Multiple residential streets
  • Annual maintenance on about 4 miles of roadways per year


  • Boronda Road Improvements
    • Complete funding for a greenbelt arterial that will utilize roundabouts and paths to improve safety and reduce traffic congestion for pedestrians, bicyclists and cars while enhancing stormwater treatment.
  • Bardin Road/East Alisal Road Roundabout
    • Construct a roundabout at the intersection of Bardin Road and East Alisal; resurface and repair adjoining streets.
  • Laurel Street Extension and Trail System
    • Create safe pedestrian and bicycle access adjacent to a six lane arterial that currently lacks sidewalks and or trails.
  • Intermodal Center Enhancement
    • Provide pedestrian links to downtown, public restrooms when depots are closed, benches and wayfinding signs among other improvements.
  • Chinatown Pedestrian Bridge
    • Link affordable housing in the Chinatown area with the intermodal transit/rail station and the downtown Monterey-Salinas Transit station.
  • Street/Sidewalk/Curb Repair and Rehabilitation Program
  • New Bicycle/Pedestrian Pathways


  • Larger street improvements
    • West End District: Orange, Shasta, Elder, Ortiz, Dias, Olympia and California Avenues; Contra Costa, Catalina, Hickory, and Holly Streets
    • East Dunes District: California, Bay, Park, Ocean View, East, Lincoln Avenues; Scott, Hayes, Fell Streets and Sylvan Park
    • South of Tioga District: California, East, Fir, Afton and Tioga Avenues


  • Complete West Broadway streetscape
  • Street reconstructions
    • Hilby Avenue
    • Playa Avenue
  • Residential paving program


  • Pinnacles Parkway
    • Extends existing Los Coches Road Metz Road (Highway 146)
    • Improves access to the Pinnacles National Park, increase safety and promote wayfinding for park visitors
    • Improves safety for local drivers, bicyclists and pedestrians on the former Highway 146