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10 November 2016
11/10/2016: City of Monterey and PG&E Collaborate For Public Safety and Urban Forest Sustainability

11/10/2016: City of Monterey and PG&E Collaborate For Public Safety and Urban Forest Sustainability

In October 2015, the City of Monterey and Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) Company partnered on a successful project that resulted in ensuring public safety and maintaining a healthy urban forest. PG&E requested the removal of hundreds of trees to provide long term protection and excavation access to the major gas mains throughout the City.

07 November 2016
11/04/2016: Shooting Suspect Arrested
04 November 2016
Monterey Dubrovnik Sister City Relationship Plays Out at Half Marathon on Monterey Bay - Dual race offers runner exchange program

Monterey Dubrovnik Sister City Relationship Plays Out at Half Marathon on Monterey Bay - Dual race offers runner exchange program

In 2006, the cities of Monterey, CA, and Dubrovnik, Croatia, began a sister-city relationship. The two cities are known worldwide as tourist destinations, have historical significance and interest in historical preservation and celebration, and are set along a spectacular coastline.  Now, each has a popular half marathon race as well. News Release in PDF

02 November 2016
11/02/2016: PresidioTaylor Gate Closed Until Further Notice

11/02/2016: PresidioTaylor Gate Closed Until Further Notice

The Taylor Street Gate will be closed  to vehicular traffic  effective midnight Sunday, Nov. 6 until further notice. 

28 October 2016
10/28/2016: City Manager Names Porter New Finance Director

10/28/2016: City Manager Names Porter New Finance Director

City Manager Mike McCarthy today announced the promotion of Julie Porter to Finance Director. She has served in an Acting Finance Director role on multiple occasions from April 2013 to May 2014.

28 October 2016
10/28/2016: New Season Now Open for the Neighborhood Improvement Program (NIP) - Submit Your Project!

10/28/2016: New Season Now Open for the Neighborhood Improvement Program (NIP) - Submit Your Project!

The Fiscal Year 2017-2018 season for the Neighborhood Improvement Program (NIP) is now open. Residents can submit their projects using the NIP Project Nomination Form, available at monterey.org/NIP. Forms are also available in the Engineering Office, 580 Pacific Street, Room 7, or call (831) 646-3887.

26 October 2016
10/26/2016: Registration for Winter/Spring Activities

10/26/2016: Registration for Winter/Spring Activities

Monterey Recreation is now taking registration for Winter/Spring programs.

W/S Activities Guide

26 October 2016
10/26/2016: Bicycle Sharing Program Community Survey - The City of Monterey Needs Your Input

10/26/2016: Bicycle Sharing Program Community Survey - The City of Monterey Needs Your Input

The City of Monterey needs your input on how a bicycle sharing program would work best in Monterey. The City is evaluating if a bicycle sharing program can be an alternative to other modes of transportation. Bicycle sharing will connect people, who prefer not owning a bike, to workplaces, academic and military institutions, and other cities in conjunction with local public transit.

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May 29:

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

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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.