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19 May 2017
Holman Highway 68 Roundabout Construction Update and Expected Lane Closures

Holman Highway 68 Roundabout Construction Update and Expected Lane Closures

Due to construction work on the Holman Highway 68 Roundabout project next Monday and Tuesday, the southbound Highway 1 on-ramp will be closed between Holman Highway 68 and the Pebble Beach Highway 1 Gate. The Highway 1 Gate entrance to Pebble Beach will be closed; all other gates will be open. The Highway 1 Gate exit from Pebble Beach will be a right turn only.
The planned closures are:

  • Monday, May 22 from 6 a.m. to 6 a.m. Tuesday, May 23
  • Tuesday, May 23 from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. Wednesday, May 24
17 May 2017
05/16/2017: Portola  Plaza Opens - New Entrance to the Monterey Conference Center and Portola Hotel & Spa

05/16/2017: Portola Plaza Opens - New Entrance to the Monterey Conference Center and Portola Hotel & Spa

The City of Monterey announced today the opening of the Portola Plaza and completion of Phase 1.  The redesign of the Portola Plaza creates a new grand entrance to the Monterey Conference Center, welcoming visitors and residents to this vibrant city center. A new circular drive highlighted through rich and colorful stone pavers will impress future visitors of the conference center, which is scheduled to open in fall 2017.

Portola Plaza

10 May 2017
05/10/2017: Sexual Assault Suspect Arrested

05/10/2017: Sexual Assault Suspect Arrested

On May 9,2017 at 12:11 PM, Monterey Police Officers investigated a sexual assault that occurred on Hannon Street at Del Monte Avenue. The incident occurred on May 9, 2017 at approximately 2:30 AM.

10 May 2017
05/10/2017: Armed Robbery Arrest

05/10/2017: Armed Robbery Arrest

On May 8,2017 at 6:37 PM, Monterey Police Officers responded to a report of an armed robbery in the 2400 block of North Fremont Street. The suspect entered the business concealing his identity with a ski mask and demanded money while brandishing a knife. The suspect was given an undisclosed amount of money and fled the business in a silver vehicle. There were no injuries reported.

10 May 2017
05/10/2017: New Online Business License Application -  Streamlines process for business owners

05/10/2017: New Online Business License Application - Streamlines process for business owners

Business owners can now apply for their business license using the City of Monterey’s  new Online Business License Application. This option will help streamline the process of applying and submitting applications to the Revenue Office . The online application is  convenient, the process is easy, and available any time.

04 May 2017
05/03/2017: Cold Case Project Presentation: Khalik Kennedy & Andre Jacobs, Thursday, May 4

05/03/2017: Cold Case Project Presentation: Khalik Kennedy & Andre Jacobs, Thursday, May 4

On Thursday, May 4th, 2017 at 8:30 AM, investigators with the Peninsula Cold Case Project will hold another meeting at the Monterey Police Department.

04 May 2017
05/03/2017: Assault with a Caustic Chemical Arrest

05/03/2017: Assault with a Caustic Chemical Arrest

On May 2, 2017 at 5:33 PM, Monterey Police Officers responded to a report of an assault with a caustic chemical at 2407 North Fremont.

20 April 2017
04/20/2017: Monterey Police Department Conducts a Minor Decoy Operation
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September 18:

Please note: The schedule is subject to change.
Active Engineering Projects Schedule
MAP OF ALL PROJECTS
  • MEASURE P STREETS: Citywide Street Resurfacing/Slurry Phase 5 - The slurry resurfacing portion of work (this phase creates the most impact) is scheduled for October 6 through October 20 for all areas shown on the map. Work continues to get the streets ready for the slurry. Next week this phase of work will finish in the Villa Del Monte and move to the Oak Grove neighborhood. MAP OF STREETS - SEE SPECIAL NOTICE FOR MORE DETAILS
  • Lower Presidio Historic Park Accessible Walkway up to the Sloat Monument (NIP) - estimated completion date is Nov. 6.
  • 300 Block of Belden Street Widening Belden Street section complete - associated work on Laine Street scheduled to be competed Fri., Sep. 22. (NIP)
  • MEASURE P: ADA Ramp and Street Reconstruction Phase 4 - Pacific Street Exit from Lighthouse Avenue closed - SEE NEWS RELEASE FOR DETAILS This work also closes Artillery Street. Drivers will need to use Bolio Road.
    - El Dorado Street between Major Sherman Road and Alta Mesa. Crews will be paving on Sat., Sep. 16 and the road will reopen Saturday evening. There will still be median work left to finish. - (Measure P)
  • Cal Am Monterey Pipeline Project (Non-City Project) - also see www.watersupplyproject.org/
    Crews will continue pipeline construction in New Monterey on Irving Street. Additional curb, gutter, and sidewalk and paving work will take place on Lily and Filmore. Paving work is also expected to take place on Monroe, Madison, Sinex and Withers streets.
    Have a question or concern? Call the CalAm project hotline at: (831) 646-3297
  • Monterey Bay Aquarium Education Center Construction (Non-City Project) Periodic and Brief Delays on Recreation Trail at Hoffman Avenue Weekdays, July 2017 to Fall 2018
    Block of Hoffman at Cannery Row will be closed Tuesday, Sep. 19, between 7:30 a.m. and by 4:00 or 5:00 at the latest.
  • It's open! Holman Highway 68 Roundabout LIVECAM - Take a look at the intersection in real time

construction signs

Upcoming

  1. MEASURE P: ADA Ramp and Street Reconstruction Phase 5 - scheduled to begin in October.
  2. Wharf II Pile Replacement & Repair - Base job completed. Crews will return in late September to complete additional work.(CIP)
  3. MEASURE P STORM DRAINS: Citywide Storm Drain Repairs Phase 3 - Soledad Drive at Soledad Place - potential road closure at times - work scheduled to begin week of Sep. 25.

Ongoing

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