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20 December 2016
12/20/2016: City Donates Unclaimed Cross to Local Church

12/20/2016: City Donates Unclaimed Cross to Local Church

The City of Monterey today delivered the cross originally placed earlier this year at Del Monte Beach to St. John’s Chapel in Monterey.

14 December 2016
12/14/2016: $4.4 Million Grant Awarded to Monterey/Pacific Grove Joint Storm Water Project

12/14/2016: $4.4 Million Grant Awarded to Monterey/Pacific Grove Joint Storm Water Project

A joint Area of Special Biological Significance (ASBS) Project ($8.9 million) developed by City of Pacific Grove (PG) and Monterey staff has been awarded a Proposition 1 Implementation Grant in the amount of $4.4 million, with Pacific Grove as the lead agency, and Monterey as a Project partner.

08 December 2016
12/08/2016: Presidio and City of Monterey Win Army Community Partnership Award

12/08/2016: Presidio and City of Monterey Win Army Community Partnership Award

The Presidio Municipal Services Agency (PMSA), a partnership between the City of Monterey and the Presidio of Monterey, was awarded the Army Community Partnership Award from the U.S. Army. On December 6, Colonel Lawrence Brown, Garrison Commander of the Presidio of Monterey, Deputy City Manager Dino Pick and PMSA staff attended an awards ceremony at the Pentagon, hosted by Under Secretary of the Army Patrick Murphy.

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.   

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Please note: Weather may cause possible delays or changes to the schedule.
Active Engineering Projects Schedule
MAP OF ALL PROJECTS
  • Alvarado Street Light Replacement - 26 street lights between Bonifacio and Del Monte - Replacing fixtures with LED lights that are energy efficient and have a very long lifespan. Conforms to the Downtown Master Plan and has dimming capabilities. Starts Monday and expected to take four to six days. Little to no impacts to thoroughfare or noise level. (CIP)
  • Pearl Street Bridge Improvements -  replace walk path  (CIP)
  • 442 Casanova Avenue Sidewalk reconstruction, stump removal, curb and gutter ADA work all week (CIP)
  • 300 Block of Belden Street Widening Week two of 6 to 8 until completion - SEE CONTRACTOR SCHEDULE AND NOTICE (NIP)
  • MEASURE P STORM DRAINS: Citywide Storm Drain Repairs Phase 3 Storm drains on Walter Colton Drive near the school - next up - Soledad Drive at Soledad Place - potential road closure at times - dates still to be determined
  • MEASURE P STREETS: Citywide Street Resurfacing/Slurry Phase 4 Phase 4 completed...phase 5 up next...details coming soon
  • MEASURE P SIDEWALKS: Citywide Sidewalk Repair Phase 3 - Small sections on Pacific, Tyler and Polk streets
  • MEASURE P ADA: Citywide ADA Ramps and Street Reconstruction, Phase 3 - Mostly completed; just line markings in some areas.
  • Wharf II Pile Replacement & Repair - Piles will be driven. Impacts to parking and traffic on the wharf. SCHEDULE in PDF (CIP)
  • Veteran's Park Bocce Ball Court (NIP)
  • Police Department Lobby UpgradesSee news release for details Lobby expected to re-open mid August.
  • Cal Am Monterey Pipeline Project (Non-City Project) - also see www.watersupplyproject.org/
    Pipeline construction will continue Madison Street in Monterey between Van Buren and Pacific Street. Crews will begin mobilization work in Pacific Grove near Sinex and Eardley Avenues. Appurtenance crews will move to Monroe Street in Monterey and continue work on Hilby Avenue. Paving will begin on North Fremont Street between Casa Verde and Hilby Avenues.
    Have a question or concern? Call the CalAm project hotline at: (831) 646-3297
  • Highway 68/Highway 1 Roundabout (monterey.org/hh68)
    Next week crews will be focusing landscaping work, sidewalk work, as well as paving along southbound Highway 1 behind the concrete barriers under the Holman Highway 68 overpass. On Tuesday, crews will be pouring concrete for the last splitter island on the southbound highway 1 off-ramp. This work will require closing the free right turn lane of the off-ramp (going towards Pacific Grove) from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Drivers going towards Pacific Grove from the southbound Highway 1 off-ramp will need to proceed to the roundabout and make a right turn onto westbound Holman Highway 68.
    On Friday, crews will be working on a trench drain near the entrance to the Carmel Hills Professional Center, but no lane closure is currently planned for this work.
    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

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Ongoing


Upcoming

  1. Lower Presidio Historic Park Accessible Walkway up to the Sloat Monument (NIP)
  2. MEASURE P: ADA Ramp and Street Reconstruction Phase 4 on Littlefield, El Dorado and Pacific (Measure P) - early Sep
  3. MEASURE P STREETS: Citywide Street Resurfacing/Slurry Phase 5

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