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20 January 2017
01/20/2017: Fatal Accident - Skyline Drive and Wyndemere, Monterey

01/20/2017: Fatal Accident - Skyline Drive and Wyndemere, Monterey

On January 20, 2017 at approximately 6:05 a.m., Monterey Police Officers were dispatched to an automobile accident in the area of Skyline Drive and Wyndemere Way in Monterey. 

20 January 2017
01/20/2017: Participate on a City Commission or Committee - Apply by February 13, 2017

01/20/2017: Participate on a City Commission or Committee - Apply by February 13, 2017

Monterey, CA. – The Monterey City Council is encouraging Monterey residents to apply to serve on the following Commissions or Committees:
    The Architectural Review Committee (ARC), the Colton Hall Museum & Cultural Arts Commission (CHMCAC), the Historic Preservation Commission (HPC), and the Parks and Recreation Commission (PRC). Each serves as an advisory capacity to the City Council.
  

13 January 2017
01/13/2017: Dennis the Menace Playground Will Close for Upgrades Beginning January 23

01/13/2017: Dennis the Menace Playground Will Close for Upgrades Beginning January 23

Dennis the Menace Playground at the Lake El Estero Park Complex in Monterey will close for sidewalk upgrades beginning Monday, January 23rd.  The playground is planned to re-open by the beginning of spring break, Saturday, March 18th, although weather impacts may affect the re-opening date.

09 January 2017
04 January 2017
01/04/2017: Monterey Fire Adding Nine New Fire Recruits - Partially Funded by FEMA SAFER Grant

01/04/2017: Monterey Fire Adding Nine New Fire Recruits - Partially Funded by FEMA SAFER Grant

The Monterey Fire Department is adding new members to its ranks. Nine firefighter recruits will start an academy on January 9, 2017, to fill existing vacancies and several added positions. This group represents some significant achievements for the Department as it is the largest and most diverse group of Firefighter Recruits ever hired by the City of Monterey. “I am proud of the fact that we were able to find a highly qualified group of recruits,” said Chief Panholzer.

22 December 2016
12/22/2016: Decorative Sardines Adorn New Street Signs in Latest Addition to Cannery Row Historic and Beautification Program

12/22/2016: Decorative Sardines Adorn New Street Signs in Latest Addition to Cannery Row Historic and Beautification Program

Cannery Row has installed new street signs as another distinct branding for the historic and picturesque shopping and dining district.

21 December 2016
12/21/2016: Monterey Firefighters & Santa Deliver Gifts to Local Families

12/21/2016: Monterey Firefighters & Santa Deliver Gifts to Local Families

Santa Claus made an early visit to the Monterey Peninsula this week, trading in his sleigh for a fire truck. For the past 20 years, Santa has teamed up with Monterey firefighters to deliver toys to local families in need. News Release | Photo 1 Photo 2 Photo 3

20 December 2016
12/20/2016: City Donates Unclaimed Cross to Local Church

12/20/2016: City Donates Unclaimed Cross to Local Church

The City of Monterey today delivered the cross originally placed earlier this year at Del Monte Beach to St. John’s Chapel in Monterey.

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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.