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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.

03 March 2017
03/03/2017: Monterey Police Department Receives ABC Grant

03/03/2017: Monterey Police Department Receives ABC Grant

The Monterey Police Department has received a grant from the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) to conduct Minor Decoy operations, Shoulder Tap Programs, and Informed Merchants Preventing Alcohol-Related Crime Tendencies (IMPACT) Inspections of ABC licensed businesses.

03 March 2017

Challenge Coin Presentation to the Old Monterey Foundation

City Manager Mike McCarthy and Assistant City Manager Hans Uslar present Challenge Coins to Old Monterey Foundation's Bill McCrone and Frank Sollecito for their contributions to the Monterey community. The coins were presented in front of the new Lower Presidio Historic Park sign, designed and made possible by the Old Monterey Foundation and the Rotary Club. The Challenge Coin is a symbol of appreciation given to members of the community who have made a positive impact for the benefit of residents, businesses and visitors.

Challenge Coin Presentation

02 March 2017

New Whale Play Structure at Window on the Bay - an NIP Project

New whale play structure is a GREAT example of a Neighborhood Improvement Program (NIP) project! Get involved - monterey.org/NIP

Whale Play Structure

13 February 2017
02/13/2017: Armed Robbery Arrests

02/13/2017: Armed Robbery Arrests

On February 12, 2017 at 10:27 PM, Monterey Police Officers responded to the Exxon Gas Station, 398 Fremont in Monterey, regarding an armed robbery that had just occurred.  The suspects fled in a black Dodge Dart prior to police arrival.

10 February 2017
02/10/2017: Firearms and Narcotics Arrest

02/10/2017: Firearms and Narcotics Arrest

On February 9, 2017 at approximately 11:54 a.m., Monterey County Probation Officers and Pacific Grove Police Officers assisted Peninsula Regional Violence and Narcotics Team (PRVNT) Detectives with a probation compliance search in the 400 block of Grand Avenue in the City of Pacific Grove.

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Please note: Weather may cause possible delays or changes to the schedule.
Active Engineering Projects Schedule
MAP OF ALL PROJECTS
  • MEASURE P STREETS: Citywide Street Resurfacing Phase 4 - See project schedule
  • MEASURE P SIDEWALKS: Citywide Sidewalk Repair Phase 3 - See map and list of streets and dates | News Release
  • MEASURE P ADA: Citywide ADA Ramps and Street Reconstruction, Phase 3 - Sloat Avenue update: Planned delay to minimize impacts and coordinate with NPS summer schedule. Additional PG&E work added. (into July)
  • Sewer Work - NO MAP this week - ("What a Relief")
    Work on Cannery Row between Drake and Dickman, 9 am to 9 pm, Thurs., June 1
  • Police Department Lobby ADA improvements
  • CalTrans Tree Trimming Work (Non-City Project)
    Daytime tree removal at multiple locations along Holman Highway 68. This work will require traffic control with flagging, so delays are anticipated.
    Work hours are 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.:
    - Tue. and Wed. 05/30 and 5/31 Eastbound Holman Highway 68 at CHOMP
    - Thu. 06/01/17 Eastbound Holman Highway 68 between CHOMP and Skyline Forest Drive
    - Fri. 06/02/17 westbound Highway 68 at Crocker Ave
  • Cal Am Monterey Pipeline Project (Non-City Project) - also see www.watersupplyproject.org/
    Construction will resume on Jefferson Street and then mid-week will move onto Monroe Street in Monterey. Pipeline installation in Seaside will continue onto Hilby. Pipeline installation in Seaside will continue Fremont Boulevard and Wheeler Street.
    Have a question or concern? Call the CalAm project hotline at: (831) 646-3297
  • Highway 68/Highway 1 Roundabout (monterey.org/hh68)
    Next Tuesday night (May 30), crews will close the southbound Highway 1 off-ramp and the section of roadway between Holman Highway 68 and the southbound Highway 1 onramp from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. in order to complete the removal of the traffic signal and reconfigure the intersection.
    During the closures:
    Drivers from Monterey wishing to go towards CHOMP/Pacific Grove will need to continue south on Highway 1 to make a U-turn at either Carpenter Street or Ocean Avenue and return to Holman Highway 68 via northbound Highway 1.
    - Drivers from CHOMP/Pacific Grove wishing to go south on Highway 1 towards Carmel will need to continue on northbound Highway 1 and make a U-turn at Munras Avenue or Aguajito Road and return to Carmel via southbound Highway 1. - Drivers from Pebble Beach will be able to make a right turn only out of the Highway 1 Gate towards Carmel.
    - The morning of Wednesday, May 31, the intersection will be controlled by yield signs. | 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

construction signs

Ongoing


Upcoming

  1. ADA Ramp and Street Reconstruction Phase 4 on Littlefield, El Dorado and Pacific (Measure P) - July
  2. 300 Block of Belden Street Widening (NIP) - July
  3. Hawthorne Drainage Improvements - (CIP)
  4. Wharf II Pile Replacement & Repair - Repairs 6/12, Pile driving 6/19 (CIP)
  5. Veteran's Park Bocce Ball Court - June (NIP)
  6. Alvarado Street Light Replacement - 26 street lights between Bonifacio and Del Monte - July (CIP)

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