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Posted on: May 1, 2017

[ARCHIVED] HWY 129 Near Aromas: Five-day Full Closure Beginning 4/30/17


NEWS RELEASE FROM CALTRANS – Wednesday, April 29, 2017

Curve Realignment Project on Highway 129 near Aromas continues with a five-day full closure starting Sunday, April 30, 2017.

ANTA CRUZ COUNTY – A major curve realignment project near Aromas will continue on a ½-mile section of eastbound and westbound Hwy. 129 near the Santa Cruz/San Benito County line with a five-day full closure beginning Sunday, April 30 at 9 pm until Friday May 5 at 11 pm.

Electronic message boards will be activated this week, alerting motorists of this work. Motorists are advised to take an alternate route or use detour map shown below.

This project will improve traveler safety by realigning the highway to increase the curve radius and sight distance at this location. Roadwork is scheduled to be completed in June, 2017.

  • The contractor for this $4.5 million project is Graniterock Company of Watsonville, CA.
  • Caltrans reminds motorists to move over or slow down when driving through Caltrans work zones.

For lane closure information on this project and for traffic updates on other Caltrans projects in San Benito County, residents can call the District 5 toll free number at 1-831-423-0396 or can visit our website at:


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