SANTA CRUZ COUNTY– Caltrans will conduct three full overnight closures at the Brookdale slip-out on Tuesday, March 6, Wednesday, March 7 and Thursday, March 8 from 10 pm until 6 am the next morning. These closures are necessary for the relocation of Pacific Gas and Electric utility lines.
The purpose of this construction project is to repair the slip out from last winter by constructing a soldier pile wall and side hill viaduct. The first phase of drilling soldier piles has been completed. The second phase, completing a soldier pile wall and construction of a viaduct is expected to take place following the relocation of these utility lines.
Electronic message boards and signs will be posted to alert motorists of this roadwork. Utility line relocation should be completed by Friday, March 9 at 6 am.
The contractor for this $4,000,000 construction project is Gordon Ball Construction of Concord, CA. this project is expected to be complete in the summer of 2018.
Caltrans reminds motorists to move over and slow down when driving through highway construction zones.
For more information on this project and for traffic updates on other Caltrans projects in Santa Cruz County, residents can call the District 5 toll free number at 1-831-423-0396 or can visit our website at: http://www.dot.ca.gov/dist05/paffairs/release.htm#scr