Fixing Streets - Measure P

Airport Road Construction Update

UPDATE 2/16/17:

  • Bruce Lane up to Edinburgh Avenue will remain closed to through traffic.  (Please see map -
  • Stuart Avenue was added as a hard closure on Wed., 2/15.
  • Street closures will remain at least for two more weeks.
  • City of Monterey Measure P ADA ramp work continues on Airport Road. Work hours are 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • CalAm: work continues to extend onto North Fremont. Work must finish by 4 p.m. on North Fremont Street; otherwise work hours are 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.(Official CalAm update for week of 2/13: Installation of the 36inch pipe will wrap up on Airport Road in the early part of the week and then on Thursday, weather depending, work will begin on the eastbound side of Fremont Street between Airport and Ramona. We will be using a single flagged lane configuration. This will continue the week of 2/20.)

If you wish to receive weekly emails on citywide construction, please visit and use the sign up button to subscribe. We thank you for your continued understanding and patience during these important infrastructure improvements. For Measure P questions, or if you have any special assistance requests due to ADA requirements, please contact the City of Monterey Engineering Office at (831) 646-3921. For Cal-Am Monterey Pipeline Project questions, please call their hotline number at (831) 646-3297.

Weather and other circumstances can impact the schedule. Each Friday also gets updated with a list of major construction happening in Monterey. We thank you for your continued understanding and patience during these important infrastructure improvements.

Measure P Street Resurfacing Status Map Measure P Project Status Map, Jan. 2017

Fixing Streets Measure P Sign

Measure P First Year Report
First Year Report | PDF Version

Measure P FAQs

$17.2 million for 728 street segments - A street segment is a portion of a street defined from intersection to intersection- basically each block. These streets were identified for inclusion by the City's pavement management system. The street listing was identified at Council meetings and actions that led to the justification for a ballot initiative.

$10.08 million for ADA upgrades - Federal Law requires City's to bring its facilities into compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) when it performs rehabilitation work to infrastructure (i.e. streets). Activities such as asphalt overlay or road reconstruction require that additional work be completed to bring accessory components (i.e. curb ramps) into compliance with current standards. Work such as pothole repair and slurry seals are considered maintenance and do not meet the threshold to mandate compliance.

$2.72 million for storm drain repair - Work has been identified to bring the lowest rated storm drain pipes into a state of good repair (approximately 5400 lf). Additional funding was identified to maintain storage ponds and replace pumping infrastructure.

$2 million for sidewalk repairs - Sidewalk work will be performed to repair the highest prioritized sidewalk displacement (type 3- displaced more than 3/4").

Downtown and Cannery Row

  • A majority of work downtown will occur spring 2016.
  • Paving operations will occur fall 2016.

Storm Drain Repair

  • Pipeline/pump work will be designed and constructed late summer 2015.
  • Other work will required additional environmental review - work will likely occur in 2017.

Sidewalk Repair

  • Sidewalk funding will augment the City's existing repair program. The City prioritizes work based upon number of pedestrians and displacement.

Traffic Calming Measures - The funding was identified to rehabilitate existing street infrastructure. Traffic calming does not fit in that description. Items such as bulb-outs at intersections will be 'driven' by the need to make ADA ramps compliant.

Curb and Gutter Repair - Functional curb and gutters will not be replaced even if it is not aesthetically pleasing.

Driveways - With vary minor exceptions, work on driveways will not occur (the exception is to meet compliance for an ADA corner ramp and there is a conflict with an existing ramp).

Neighborhoods - In general terms, work will occur on the eastern and western ends of the City and work will progress towards the center.

Street/ADA Work -

  • Street segments will be field evaluated to confirm the appropriate treatment.
  • Areas that are to receive maintenance work (slurry), will be packaged together for construction. The anticipation is that two slurry packages will go out each of the four years (spring and fall). It is very likely that the slurry work will occur on a City wide basis.
  • Areas to receive rehabilitation will be analyzed for ADA compliance.
  • ADA ramp design and construction will occur.
  • When compliance is achieved, a paving package will be prepared and work will occur. Paving work will likely be more concentrated to specific areas.

Thank You!

Fun Facts

Weeks beginning April 24 and May 1, 2017:

Please note: Weather may cause possible delays or changes to the schedule.
Active Engineering Projects Schedule
  • Montecito Park Safety Improvements and Lighted Basketball Court - Park closed during improvements - Estimated opening May 20. (NIP and CDBG)
  • Citywide ADA Ramps and Street Reconstruction, Phase 3 - (Measure P) ADA ramps on Sloat Avenue - starting at First Street. Left turn from Del Monte may be closed at times.
  • Sewer Work - MAP for week beginning April 24 - ("What a Relief")
    Wed., 4/26 Van Buren, David, Colton; Thu., 4/27 paving patchwork on Alice St; Fri., 4/28, Van Buren, grinding pavement NIGHT work on Hartnell, David, Sat., 4/29, David Ave (complete by 9 AM)
  • Dennis the Menace Park Closed for Sidewalk Upgrades - Opening early May - (NIP)
  • Cal Am Monterey Pipeline Project (Non-City Project) - also see
    California American Water to begin concrete paving work on North Fremont Street; Weather permitting, sections of the roadway between Airport Road and Canyon del Rey will be reduced to one lane for approximately four weeks beginning Monday, April 24 2017. SEE NEWS RELEASE FOR FULL DETAILS Pipeline installation will also continue on High Street in Monterey, past Franklin toward Jefferson Street. Franklin Detour - 8:00 am through 7:00 pm on Saturday and Sunday 4/22 and 4/23 at Franklin/High
    Have a question or concern? Call the CalAm project hotline at: (831) 646-3297
  • Highway 68/Highway 1 Roundabout ( Night Work Sunday April 23 During the next stage of construction, additional congestion is expected in the eastbound direction along Holman Highway 68 because there will not be a dedicated right turn lane towards the southbound Highway 1 on-ramp. Also starting on Monday at 6 a.m., there will be no left turn out of the Pebble Beach Highway 1 Gate for approximately 5 weeks. This no left turn restriction will be in place 24 hours a day for the 5 week period. Here's what you need to know for entering and leaving Pebble Beach during the 5 week left turn restriction:
    - Highway 1 gate exit will be right turn only
    - Highway 1 gate entrance will remain fully open
    - To get to northbound Hwy 1 or westbound Holman Hwy 68, all drivers will need to use another gate, or the detour route.
    Map: HWY68- Pebble Beach Main Gate No Left Turn | Map: Highway 68 / Southbound Highway 1 Off Ramp Detour map | Map: Highway 68 / Southbound Highway 1 On Ramp Detour Map Sign Up for Text Message Alerts - Text 68roundabout to 888777
    Sign-up to receive email notifications: TAMC will send a weekly “look-ahead” with info about the construction, road closures, detours, traffic conditions and travel options.
    HH68 Roundabout May Take Longer
  • Ferrante Park Picnic Area Accessibility Improvements and Fence Repair - (NIP)
  • Storm Drain repair on Pacific Street near Whispering Pines Park (NIP)

construction signs



  1. Citywide Street Resurfacing Phase 4 - mid-May (Measure P)
  2. ADA Ramp and Street Reconstruction Phase 4 on Littlefield, El Dorado and Pacific (Measure P)
  3. 300 Block of Belden Street Widening (NIP)
  4. Hawthorne Drainage Improvements
  5. Police Department Lobby ADA improvements - May
  6. Wharf II Pile Replacement & Repair - Early May (CIP)
  7. Citywide Sidewalk Repair - early May (Measure P, Phase 3)
  8. Veteran's Park Bocce Ball Court - May (NIP)
  9. Alvarado Street Light Replacement - 26 street lights between Bonifacio and Del Monte

CalTrans may be performing other work locally. Look up CalTrans construction.

Area Maps

The maps below show the Measure P projects scheduled by area

City-wide Interactive Map
Zone 1 Map
Zone 2 Map
Zone 3 Map
Zone 4 Map
Zone 5 Map
  • Monday, February 23 at the Monterey Youth Center
  • Wednesday, February 18 at the Casanova-Oak Knoll Park Center
  • Wednesday, February 11 at the Council Chambers WATCH MEETING VIDEO-ON-DEMAND
  • Monday, February 9 at the Hilltop Park Center

Measure P Tax Quick Facts