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River Street and Water Street Overlay Project is Scheduled to Begin on March 16

Post Date:03/11/2020 12:30 PM


March 11, 2020



Janice Bisgaard, Community Relations Specialist, (831) 420-5166

Ricardo E. Valdés, Associate Civil Engineer, (831) 420-5198


SANTA CRUZ — The City of Santa Cruz is scheduled to begin the River Street and Water Street Overlay Project on Monday, March 16. Funded by Measure H, Measure D, SB1 Gas Tax and state grants, the project is rehabilitating pavement in two locations: River Street from Madrone Street to Water Street and Water Street from River Street to N. Branciforte Avenue.

Construction will occur weekdays from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.  Two-way traffic will remain in place, however, travelers should expect minor delays.  Parking, bike lanes and pedestrian access in these construction areas will be affected.  Traffic control will be in place during construction hours.

The project is expected to conclude in early May.

The City apologizes for any inconvenience this construction work may cause and appreciates the public’s cooperation.  Any concerns or questions may be addressed to Project Manager Ricardo Valdés, at (831) 420-5198 or


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