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14 September 2016
Conference Center Construction to Reduce Lanes & Restrict Parking until October 7

Conference Center Construction to Reduce Lanes & Restrict Parking until October 7

A crane will be stationed on Del Monte Avenue, alongside the Monterey Conference Center, for construction of the roof deck.  Parking may be restricted and lanes may be reduced on Alvarado Street (from Franklin Street to Del Monte Avenue) and Del Monte Avenue (from Washington Street to Pacific Street) until October 7.  Expect delays in the area.  See graphic for details.

 

Una grúa de construcción estará ubicado en la avenida Del Monte, junto con el Centro de Conferencias de Monterey, para la construcción de la cubierta del techo.  El aparcamiento puede ser restringido y los carriles se puede reducir en la calle Alvarado (de la calle Franklin hasta la avenida Del Monte) y la avenida Del Monte (de la calle Washington hasta la calle Pacífic) hasta el 7 de octubre.  Esperan retrasos en estas áreas. Ver gráfico para más detalles.

 

12 September 2016
New Outdoor Lighted Basketball Court in Monterey - Ribbon Cutting Event and Finals Free Throw Contest

New Outdoor Lighted Basketball Court in Monterey - Ribbon Cutting Event and Finals Free Throw Contest

The City of Monterey is celebrating its new outdoor lighted basketball court between Foam Street and the Coast Guard Pier, next to the Recreation Trail, with a Ribbon Cutting event and the finals of a Free Throw Contest on Saturday, October 8, 2016 at 1 p.m. The Golden State Warriors mascot will be present. Warriors swag, prizes and winners trophies will be awarded to the champions.

12 September 2016
0909/2016: PRVNT Firearms and Narcotics Arrest in Marina

0909/2016: PRVNT Firearms and Narcotics Arrest in Marina

On September 8, 2016 at approximately 11:20 a.m., Monterey County Probation Officers and Detectives with the Marina Police Department, Carmel Police Department, and California State University of Monterey Bay assisted Peninsula Regional Violence and Narcotics Team (PRVNT) Detectives with a probation search in the 200 block of Reservation Road in the City of Marina.  Detectives located evidence of drug sales at the residence and obtained a search warrant for the residence and associated vehicles.

08 September 2016
09/08/2016: Robbery Suspect Identified and Arrested

09/08/2016: Robbery Suspect Identified and Arrested

On August 25, 2016 a robbery occurred at the Cash ‘N Go located at 1171 Fremont Blvd. in the City of Seaside.  The suspect entered the business and simulated he had a firearm in his jacket pocket.  The suspect demanded money from the clerk and left the business with an undisclosed amount of money.  He was last seen walking westbound through the parking lot towards Hilby Avenue.

02 September 2016
09/02/2016: Improved Streets & ADA Ramps Coming to Monterey Neighborhoods

09/02/2016: Improved Streets & ADA Ramps Coming to Monterey Neighborhoods

Starting September 12, the City of Monterey will construct ADA ramps and improve streets in the Villa Del Monte, Old Town, Monterey Vista and Skyline Forest neighborhoods. Media Advisory in PDF

02 September 2016
09/02/2016: Sidewalk Work at 600 Block of Taylor Street - Parking and Traffic Impacts

09/02/2016: Sidewalk Work at 600 Block of Taylor Street - Parking and Traffic Impacts

Monterey, CA. – Sidewalk work at the 600 block of Taylor Street will begin Tuesday, September 6 and last up to two weeks. This Neighborhood Improvement Program (NIP) project will replace damaged asphalt, improve drainage, and create a new walking path. MEDIA ADVISORY in PDF

31 August 2016
Take the Housing Opportunities Survey! - Please take survey by September 19, 2016

Take the Housing Opportunities Survey! - Please take survey by September 19, 2016

The City of Monterey would like your input on short-term rentals, second units, adaptive reuse of existing hotels/motels, and the unbundling of parking costs for new residential development within the City.  Please take a few moments to share your thoughts and opinions by completing this short survey.

Take the Survey

Your input is important!

30 August 2016
08/30/2016: Robbery in Seaside

08/30/2016: Robbery in Seaside

On 8/25/2016 at approximately 12:58 p.m., a robbery occurred at the Cash ‘N Go located at 1171 Fremont Blvd. in the City of Seaside. News Release in PDF 

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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.