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27 September 2016
09/27/2016: Call for Performers, 2017 Colton Hall Evening Music Series

09/27/2016: Call for Performers, 2017 Colton Hall Evening Music Series

The Colton Hall Museum and Cultural Arts Commission of the City of Monterey is calling for artists to perform as part of the year 2017 Colton Hall Evening Music series. Opens Friday, September 30, 2016, Deadline for Submission, Friday, October 28, 2016

27 September 2016
09/27/2016: City of Monterey Honors Military Caregivers by Becoming a "Hidden Heroes City"

09/27/2016: City of Monterey Honors Military Caregivers by Becoming a "Hidden Heroes City"

Monterey was recognized today as Tom Hanks and Tom Brokaw joined Senator Elizabeth Dole in Washington, DC to launch Hidden Heroes, a groundbreaking campaign created by the Elizabeth Dole Foundation to call vital attention to America’s 5.5 million military and veteran caregivers.

22 September 2016
"What a Relief" Sewer Rehabilitation Project Coming to Munras Avenue Between Webster & Abrego Streets, Sep 27 - 30

"What a Relief" Sewer Rehabilitation Project Coming to Munras Avenue Between Webster & Abrego Streets, Sep 27 - 30

Downtown Monterey traffic and parking will be impacted by sewer work happening September 27th – 30th on Munras Avenue near the Casa Munras Hotel.

21 September 2016
MPUSD "Campus Monitor" Arrested

MPUSD "Campus Monitor" Arrested

The Monterey Police Department (MPD) has arrested a Monterey Peninsula Unified School District (MPUSD) employee who worked as a campus monitor and assistant football coach at the Monterey High School.

19 September 2016
09/19/2016: City of Monterey, CSUMB and MIIS Partner to Find Ways to Create Local Economic Opportunities

09/19/2016: City of Monterey, CSUMB and MIIS Partner to Find Ways to Create Local Economic Opportunities

The City of Monterey,  CSUMB’s (CSU Monterey Bay’s) Institute for Innovation and Economic Development in the College of Business, and the Graduate School of International Policy and Management at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies (MIIS) have partnered to conduct a broad-based asset inventory for the City. The potential outcome of such a study could provide a foundation for economic development as Monterey continues to look at options to use existing assets to create more economic opportunities.

15 September 2016
Monterey Open Book (MOB) Project - A Win-Win for Co-Workers and the Community

Monterey Open Book (MOB) Project - A Win-Win for Co-Workers and the Community

MOB LogoThe Monterey Open Book (MOB) project is celebrating a two year milestone as an informal coaching program between City of Monterey co-workers. Employee tutors work with employee learners to help improve their literacy levels and communication skills that support their professional development. The program has also been beneficial in helping employees develop confidence and self-esteem.

14 September 2016
09/14/2016: Strong Arm Robbery

09/14/2016: Strong Arm Robbery

On September 12, 2016 at 7:12 PM, Monterey Police Officers were dispatched to the 800 block of Grace St. regarding a strong-armed robbery.

14 September 2016
Sister City Dubrovnik, Croatia's "Du-Motion Runner's Day Dubrovnik" Registration Now Open!

Sister City Dubrovnik, Croatia's "Du-Motion Runner's Day Dubrovnik" Registration Now Open!

Registration is now open for the 3rd Du Motion – Runners’ Days Dubrovnik! The event takes place on April 29 and 30, 2017.

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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.