FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Hoi Yu, Assistant Engineer, (831) 420-5179
Janice Bisgaard, Community Relations Specialist, (831) 420-5166
SANTA CRUZ (July 9, 2014) – The City of Santa Cruz Public Works Department will be rehabilitating and resurfacing Western Drive from Mission Street to Meder Street, and La Fonda Avenue from Soquel Avenue to Highway 1. This project commences July 14 and will continue through late September, 2014.
Western Drive sidewalk and ramp improvements are expected to begin the week of July 14 and continue through August. Sidewalks will occasionally be closed during the project. Western Drive paving is expected to begin in August and continue thru late September.
Paving on La Fonda Avenue is expected to begin in early August and will be completed before Harbor High School begins on August 25.
There will be intermittent lane closures and limited on-street parking on Western Drive and La Fonda Avenue during the work week paving process. Traffic and parking will not be impacted on Saturday and Sunday. All driveways in the project area are expected to remain accessible during construction.
The City is working to minimize any inconvenience and appreciates the public’s cooperation and understanding in completing this construction project. Updates will be posted at the Public Works Department’s website: www.cityofsantacruz.com/publicworks. Questions and concerns may be directed to Assistant Engineer Hoi Yu at (831) 420-5179.
About the City of Santa Cruz Public Works Department
The Public Works Department provides the City of Santa Cruz with a variety of services including engineering design, traffic engineering and maintenance, storm water management, street maintenance, resource recovery management, waste reduction programs, wastewater management, flood control and parking control. The Public Works Department is committed to bringing the Santa Cruz community the highest possible quality of life.