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06 December 2016
12/06/2016: Monterey Police Department and PRVNT identify Homicide Suspect and Stabbing Suspects
05 December 2016
12/3/2016: Double Stabbing in Monterey

12/3/2016: Double Stabbing in Monterey

On Saturday, December 3, 2016, at approximately 1:21 am, the Monterey Police Department (MPD) responded to the Blue Fin Café & Billiards, 685 Cannery Row in Monterey on the report of a stabbing. MPD arrived and located one individual with a stab wound at Cannery Row and Prescott. He was transported to a Medical Trauma Center for treatment.

01 December 2016
12/01/2016: Monterey Fireman's Association Annual Toy Drive

12/01/2016: Monterey Fireman's Association Annual Toy Drive

The Monterey Fireman’s Association, a nonprofit organization comprised of members of Monterey Fire Department, is now accepting donations of unwrapped NEW toys for its annual Toy Drive to assist families in need.

30 November 2016
11/30/2016: Presidio main gate under construction through holidays

11/30/2016: Presidio main gate under construction through holidays

PRESIDIO OF MONTEREY, Calif. – The Bolio Street Gate is scheduled for construction from December 5-23, 2016 (weather permitting).

23 November 2016
11/23/2016: Homicide in Monterey

11/23/2016: Homicide in Monterey

On Wednesday, November 23, 2016, at approximately 1:41 am, the Monterey Police Department (MPD) responded to the 600 block of Wave Street in Monterey on the report of gunshots being fired.  MPD arrived and located one victim at the entrance to the Cannery Row Parking Garage, located in the 600 block of Wave Street.   

22 November 2016
11/22/2016: Monterey Police Officers Save Despondent Mans Life

11/22/2016: Monterey Police Officers Save Despondent Mans Life

On Monday November 21, 2016, at approximately 4:07 p.m., Monterey Police Officers responded to the 300 block of Glenwood Circle in Monterey on a request from neighbors to check on the welfare of an individual who had not been seen recently.  A first floor apartment was flooded with water, which had originated in the second floor apartment where the individual lived.   

17 November 2016
11/17/2016: City Graduates New Group of Ambassadors

11/17/2016: City Graduates New Group of Ambassadors

Fifteen employees graduated as City of Monterey ambassadors this week, the third class of graduates since 2013. Learning about Monterey helps employees provide excellent customer service to the community and is the impetus for creating this important program.

Ambassadors

17 November 2016
11/17/2016: Vision Zero OTS Grant Awarded to the City of Monterey

11/17/2016: Vision Zero OTS Grant Awarded to the City of Monterey

The City of Monterey has been awarded a $74,000 California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) grant. The grant is funding the “Vision Zero” program over a one year time frame, including the purchase of educational material and development of a Vision Zero Action Plan.

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Weeks beginning April 24 and May 1, 2017:

Please note: Weather may cause possible delays or changes to the schedule.
Active Engineering Projects Schedule
MAP OF ALL PROJECTS
  • 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 www.watersupplyproject.org/
    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 (monterey.org/hh68) 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: www.tamcmonterey.org. 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

Ongoing


Upcoming

  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.