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25 May 2017
05/25/2017: Two Tree Planting Events to Celebrate Arbor Day, May 30 and June 1
09:00 10 June 2017
05/24/2017: Tours of the Pacific Biological Laboratories (Ed Ricketts’s Lab) Saturday, June 10, 2017 at 9 and 10:30 am, 12:30, 2:00 and 3:30 pm

05/24/2017: Tours of the Pacific Biological Laboratories (Ed Ricketts’s Lab) Saturday, June 10, 2017 at 9 and 10:30 am, 12:30, 2:00 and 3:30 pm

Reservations are now open for our free one-hour tours of the Pacific Biological Laboratories (Ed Ricketts’ Lab) at 800 Cannery Row. Tours will be held on Saturday, June 10, 2017.

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05:30 01 June 2017
23 May 2017
05/23/2017: Monterey Fire Receives State Reimbursement for Response to 2016 Soberanes Fire

05/23/2017: Monterey Fire Receives State Reimbursement for Response to 2016 Soberanes Fire

The City of Monterey received $377,000 from the California Office of Emergency Services (OES) last week, specifically to reimburse for the Monterey Fire Department’s response to the Soberanes Fire.

08:00 29 May 2017
City Offices Closed Monday, May 29 for Memorial Day

City Offices Closed Monday, May 29 for Memorial Day

City offices will be closed on Monday, May 29 for Memorial Day. In an emergency, please call 911. For non-emergencies, call 646-3914.

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19 May 2017
Holman Highway 68 Roundabout Construction Update and Expected Lane Closures

Holman Highway 68 Roundabout Construction Update and Expected Lane Closures

Due to construction work on the Holman Highway 68 Roundabout project next Monday and Tuesday, the southbound Highway 1 on-ramp will be closed between Holman Highway 68 and the Pebble Beach Highway 1 Gate. The Highway 1 Gate entrance to Pebble Beach will be closed; all other gates will be open. The Highway 1 Gate exit from Pebble Beach will be a right turn only.
The planned closures are:

  • Monday, May 22 from 6 a.m. to 6 a.m. Tuesday, May 23
  • Tuesday, May 23 from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. Wednesday, May 24
11:00 03 June 2017
Monterey History and Art Association’s 86th Annual La Merienda, June 3, 2017
19 May 2017
MFD Badge Pinning Ceremony, May 12, 2017

MFD Badge Pinning Ceremony, May 12, 2017

Badge Pinning Ceremony – On May 12, 2017, Monterey Fire recognized eight recruit firefighters for their completion of the Monterey Fire Department academy with a Badge Pinning Ceremony. Congratulations on their achievement that came from hard work and dedication completing an intense 18 week academy with the last week being testing.

MFD Badge Pinning Ceremony

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Please note: Weather may cause possible delays or changes to the schedule.
Active Engineering Projects Schedule
MAP OF ALL PROJECTS
  • Citywide Street Resurfacing Phase 4 - See project schedule (Measure P)
  • Citywide Sidewalk Repair - See map and list of streets and dates | News Release- (Measure P, Phase 3)
  • Police Department Lobby ADA improvements
  • Citywide ADA Ramps and Street Reconstruction, Phase 3 - (Measure P) Sloat Avenue update: Planned delay to minimize impacts and coordinate with NPS summer schedule. Additional PG&E work added. (Through July)
  • Sewer Work - NO MAP this week - ("What a Relief")
    Work on Cannery Row between Drake and Dickman, 9 am to 9 pm, Wed., May 24
  • Citywide storm drain repairs, Phase 3 (Measure P) - Two areas left: Glenwood Circle and Abrego at Church Street
  • Cal Am Monterey Pipeline Project (Non-City Project) - also see www.watersupplyproject.org/
    Construction will resume on Jefferson Street between High Street and Monroe Street in Monterey. Pipeline installation in Seaside will continue onto Hilby Street between 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)
    Day and Night Work: Starting Monday 5/22 at 6 a.m., the connection from Holman Highway 68 to Southbound Highway 1 and the Pebble Beach Highway 1 Gate will be fully closed for 24 hours until Tuesday 5/23 at 6 a.m. The same full closure of the connection from Holman Highway 68 to Southbound Highway 1 and the Pebble Beach Highway 1 Gate will happen again on Tuesday night 5/23 from 8 p.m. to Wednesday morning 5/24 at 6 a.m. During the closures there will be no access from Holman Highway 68 to the Pebble Beach Highway 1 Gate or Southbound Highway 1 ramp (going towards Carmel). There will be access for a right turn ONLY exit out of Pebble Beach onto Southbound Highway 1. During the closure, drivers coming from Pacific Grove, Community Hospital, and the Aguajito Road neighborhood who are going towards southbound Highway 1 will need to follow the signed detour and head north on Highway 1 to make a U-turn at Munras Avenue. Large trucks and busses are advised to U-turn at Aguajito Road.
    During the closures:
    Emergency vehicles will have full access at all times.
    The CHP will be onsite to assist with traffic control.
    No closures are currently planned after Wednesday morning at 6 a.m. Additionally, the left turn from the Pebble Beach Highway 1 Gate towards Holman Highway 68 will be reopened after Wednesday at 6 a.m.
    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 - May 29 (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.