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06 April 2017
04/06/2017: Alvarado Street to Close for Fallen Officer Ceremony, Monday, April 10 from 6:30 AM to 12 Noon

04/06/2017: Alvarado Street to Close for Fallen Officer Ceremony, Monday, April 10 from 6:30 AM to 12 Noon

The California Police Chiefs Association Fallen Officer Ceremony takes place on Monday, April 10th at the Golden State Theatre in downtown Monterey.

31 March 2017
Latest Updates from the Housing Office - updated May 19, 2017
24 March 2017
03/24/2017: PRVNT Firearms and Narcotics Arrest

03/24/2017: PRVNT Firearms and Narcotics Arrest

On March 23, 2017 at approximately 11:50 AM, California Highway Patrol, Marina Police Detectives, Monterey Police Officers, the Multi Agency Detail for Commercial Auto Theft (MADCAT), and the District Attorney’s Office Investigators assisted the Peninsula Regional Violence and Narcotics Team (PRVNT) Detectives with a search warrant in the 300 block of Berry Road in the Las Lomas area of North Monterey County.

23 March 2017
03/23/17: Marilyn Shepherd v. City of Monterey Verdict

03/23/17: Marilyn Shepherd v. City of Monterey Verdict

Today the City of Monterey prevailed in litigation initiated against it by Marilyn Shepherd.  The jury verdict was unanimous. NEWS RELEASE IN PDF

20 March 2017
03/20/2017: Monterey Homicide Suspect Arrested

03/20/2017: Monterey Homicide Suspect Arrested

On November 23, 2016, Raul Melendez was the victim of a shooting homicide that occurred in the 600 block of Wave Street in Monterey. The Monterey Police Department (MPD) assisted by the Peninsula Regional Violence and Narcotics Team (PRVNT) identified the suspect in this homicide as Jorge Luis Mendoza and a warrant was obtained for his arrest.

20 March 2017
03/20/2017: Van Buren Senior Affordable Housing Project Breaks Ground

03/20/2017: Van Buren Senior Affordable Housing Project Breaks Ground

The Van Buren Senior Affordable Housing Project’s developer, MidPen, began demolition last week with removal of the buildings beginning today. The project is being developed on City owned property and will provide 18 brand new, very much needed affordable rental housing units for extremely low, very low and low-income seniors.

16 March 2017
03/13/2017: Monterey Police Department Conducts a Minor Decoy Operation

03/13/2017: Monterey Police Department Conducts a Minor Decoy Operation

On March 11, 2017, the Monterey Police Department took part in the Statewide “Shoulder Tap” Operation subsequent to receiving a grant from the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC).

07 March 2017
03/07/2017: Monterey Fire to Re-Establish Fire Prevention Inspection Program in Pacific Grove

03/07/2017: Monterey Fire to Re-Establish Fire Prevention Inspection Program in Pacific Grove

The Monterey Fire Department is resuming conducting fire prevention inspections in the City of Pacific Grove. The Department has recently hired three part -time inspectors to assist with this effort. Inspections will be conducted at multi -family residential buildings, schools, care facilities, and businesses. Emphasis will initially be on the residential buildings as those pose the greatest risk to the safety of people.

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Please note: Weather may cause possible delays or changes to the schedule.
Active Engineering Projects Schedule
MAP OF ALL PROJECTS
  • Lower Presidio Historic Park Accessible Walkway up to the Sloat Monument (NIP)
  • Pearl Street Bridge Improvements - replace walk path - 85% complete (CIP)
  • 442 Casanova Avenue Sidewalk reconstruction, stump removal, curb and gutter ADA work - last week of work (CIP)
  • 300 Block of Belden Street Widening ON SCHEDULE - Week six - work is expected to finish in a week or so - SEE CONTRACTOR SCHEDULE AND NOTICE (NIP)
  • MEASURE P: ADA Ramp and Street Reconstruction Phase 4 - El Dorado Street between Major Sherman Road and Alta Mesa. Traffic will be impacted for about four weeks. Work will continue through October. SEE SCHEDULE - Pacific Street Exit from Lighthouse Avenue to close - SEE NEWS RELEASE FOR DETAILS (Measure P)
  • Veteran's Park Bocce Ball Court Contractor done; City crews still working on landscaping, signage, striping, other misc. (NIP)
  • Police Department Lobby Upgrades Work extended into week of Aug. 21, but the lobby should be reopened by Friday.
  • Cal Am Monterey Pipeline Project (Non-City Project) - also see www.watersupplyproject.org/
    Crews will continue pipeline construction in New Monterey on Lily Street. Additional curb, gutter, and sidewalk work will take place on Fairgrounds Road, and Fremont Street in Monterey.
    Have a question or concern? Call the CalAm project hotline at: (831) 646-3297
  • Highway 68/Highway 1 Roundabout (monterey.org/hh68)
    Crews will focus on landscaping, installing additional signs, and completing the trench drain at the driveway to Carmel Hills Professional Center. No closures or detours are planned, but there will occasional shoulder closures for the signs to be installed and occasional flagging for the landscaping work. The Live Camera is Back! Take a look at the intersection in real time
    HH68 Roundabout May Take Longer
  • 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
    Days the contractor will be pouring cement, requiring trucks to unload adjacent to the building site and the closure of Hoffman Avenue, starting at 7:30 a.m. and finishing by 4:00 or 5:00 at latest: (Here's the schedule in PDF)
    • Tues., Aug. 22 and Wed., Aug. 23
    • Monday, August 28
    • Wednesday, September 6th
    • Thursday, September 14th

construction signs

Upcoming

  1. Wharf II Pile Replacement & Repair - Base job completed. Crews will return in September to complete additional work.(CIP)
  2. MEASURE P STORM DRAINS: Citywide Storm Drain Repairs Phase 3 - Soledad Drive at Soledad Place - potential road closure at times - dates still to be determined
  3. MEASURE P STREETS: Citywide Street Resurfacing/Slurry Phase 5 - starting in Sep MAP OF STREETS

Ongoing

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