Construction begins on the two


Construction begins on the two

Caltrans says A lot of the work Shall be carried out amethod from The prevailing road.

Enchancment on the prolonged-awaited enlargement of Hwy 156 started on Aug. 21, with one-method visitors administration starting On the Alameda intersection in San Juan Bautista from 9 p. m. To 5 a.m. Daily by way of Aug. 26.

The preliminary construction half of the San Benito Route 156 Enchancment Enterprise includes restriping the roadmethod and placing in cement visitors obstacles, Usually acknowledged as “K-rail.” Caltrans Does not anticipate visitors administration to be needed for A quantity of week, after which the project ought to solely sometimes intrude onto The prevailing road, Similar to when construction automobiles enter and exit.

“After We’re accomplished on Friday morning, The primary construction will Happen south Of The current highmethod alignment,” said Kevin Drabinski, public information officer for Caltrans District 5. “We’d Want to do some restricted visitors administration as we do the earthwork or add extra K-rail, however for In all probability the most half, the work Shall be carried out amethod from The prevailing roadmethod.”

Drabinski said that in his dialogs with the group, he found potential visitors factors have been minor considerations. Instead, people said they have been grateful that construction was getting undermethod. 

“We found people virtually unanimously started the dialog with ‘Thanks,’” he said. “This project is being acknowledged as needed in mild of the elevated inhabitants Inside The world. And As in contrast with the occasional delays On the 156/25 roundabout construction, This will have Little or no influence on the residents of Hollister and San Juan Bautista.”

The Hwy 25/Hwy 156 roundabout, which started construction in Might, is Definitely one Of 4 current Caltrans tasks in San Benito County. Delays are being Launched on by the rerouting of visitors Throughout The development, Which may finish A whereas in Fall 2023. 

San Benito Route 156 Enchancment Enterprise will construct 5 miles Of 4-lane expressmethod from The Alameda to Hwy 156 shut to Hollister with a price range of $105.9 million. Enchancment is scheduled to be accomplished in March 2024.

Caltrans warns that, all by way of construction, entry Shall be shutd from Hwy 156 to Mission Winery Road in San Juan Bautista. As properly as, San Juan Hollister Road Will not be entryible from Union Road.

Information on the San Benito Route 156 Enchancment Enterprise Might be found on the Transportation updates Website of the Council of San Benito County Governments at: http://sanbenitocog.org/transportation-updates/

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