SANTA CRUZ COUNTY – Caltrans will resume an overnight project that had been in winter suspension, located along a one-mile section of Highway 17 near Scotts Valley from south of Sugarloaf Road to slightly south of Laurel Road beginning tonight, Wednesday, July 12, Caltrans officials have announced.
Roadwork consists of alternating lane closures to widen the shoulder and install concrete guardrail. Details are as follows:
- Monday through Thursday from 8 pm to 5 am
- Sunday 10 PM TO 5 AM
- Sunday through Thursday from 9 pm to 6:30 am.
Electronic message boards will be activated to advise travelers about this roadwork. Motorists can expect delays not to exceed 15 minutes. Roadwork is expected to be completed this fall, weather permitting.
The contractor for this $6.2 million project is Granite Construction of Watsonville, CA.
Caltrans reminds motorists to move over and slow down when driving through highway work zones.