Emergency Guardrail Repairs on Southbound Highway 17 at Sugarloaf Road
An emergency project to replace guardrail damaged from a recent big-rig accident will result in the closure of the No. 2 (right) lane of southbound Highway 17 at Sugarloaf Road on Saturday, June 27 from 8 am until 2:30 pm.
Motorists can expect half-hour traffic delays from the San Jose area and should allow extra time for any travel planned to Santa Cruz.
Alternate routes for travelers going to Santa Cruz include Hwy.1, Hwy.152 or Hwy.129.
These emergency repairs will be performed by Granite Construction of Watsonville, CA and Highway Specialty Company of Redding, CA.
Caltrans reminds motorists to move over and slow down when driving through highway construction zones.
For traffic updates in Santa Cruz County, motorists may call Caltrans District 5 Public Affairs at 805-549-3318 or can visit Caltrans’ website.