Tree Removal Project on Highway 17 Begins Next Week
Motorists can expect delays of 10 to 20 minutes Monday through Friday next week on State Route 17 due to a Caltrans tree removal project.
This roadwork will take place between 9:30 am and 2:30 pm from Monday July 27 through Friday July 31, at the following locations on Highway 17.
Monday July 27: Southbound from Sugarloaf Road to Vine Hill Road
Tuesday July 28: Northbound from Inspiration to Old Santa Cruz Highway
Wednesday July 29: Northbound from Inspiration Point to Old Santa Cruz Highway
Thursday July 30: Southbound from the Summit to the Restaurant
Friday July 31: Southbound from Crescent Drive to Santa’s Village Road
This tree removal work is necessary for the safety of the travelling public and to protect surrounding properties. This roadwork will be performed by the Caltrans Santa Cruz Tree Crew.
Caltrans reminds motorists to move over and slow down when driving through highway work zones.
For traffic updates on other state highways in Monterey County, travelers may contact Caltrans District 5 Public Affairs at 805-549-3318 or can visit the District 5 website.