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29Mar 17

Chevron Station at Lodge to Close April 1

The Chevron Station near the Lodge is closing soon!  Remember, beginning April 1, the Chevron Station near the Lodge will be permanently closed. With the closure of the Chevron Station, residents will need to go outside of Pebble Beach for their gas and car service needs. There are numerous gas and service stations just outside the boundaries of Pebble Beach, in the cities of Carmel, Monterey, and Pacific Grove.

24Mar 17

Roundabout Construction To Enter the Next Phase

Starting in early April, the Holman Highway 68 Roundabout Project will enter the next phase of construction as crews begin to focus their work on the south side of the intersection, near the on-ramp to southbound Hwy 1 and the main gate to Pebble Beach. This phase of construction will include night work involving lane closures and detours. Night work is generally between 8 p.m. and 6 a.m. in order to avoid the busiest times for traffic congestion.

Night work will be especially noticeable during early April when crews will be working on multiple sections of the intersection.  For the first two weeks of April, expect nighttime flaggers and detours at the intersection from time to time.

Due to the unpredictable nature of the weather and highway construction, the exact dates for night work have not been finalized. Drivers are encouraged to sign up for text message alerts about upcoming closures. People can sign up to receive text message alerts for the Holman Highway 68 Roundabout by texting 68roundabout to 888777.

According to construction manager Bobby Pentorali, “During this time, there will be several nights when the bridge, or the Highway 1 Southbound on- and off-ramps, will need to be closed. Detours and signage will be in place. We recommend everyone to sign up for text message notifications and plan to use an alternate route if possible.”
During the various closures:
• Emergency vehicles will have full access at all times.
• The CHP will be onsite to assist with traffic control.
• Motorists should expect delays of approximately 10 – 15 minutes
03Mar 17

Presentation April 9 – Monterey Pine Forest Ecology

On Sunday, April 9th from 2-4 pm there will be a presentation at the PBCSD Community Room by Nicole Nedeff, Lecturer in the School of Natural Sciences at CSUMB and President of the Monterey Bay chapter of the California Native Plant Society.  The presentation will be on Monterey Pine Forest Ecology.  Following the presentation there will be a short hike in the forest behind the Pebble Beach Fire Station, so dress appropriately.  Refreshments and light snacks will be available.
Nicole Nedeff, M. A. – Biogeography and Plant Ecology
Riparian and Native Plant Ecologist
Nicole Nedeff has sixteen years experience in Monterey County working with public agencies and private organizations to evaluate, inventory, preserve, restore and manage natural resources. She has extensive experience evaluating the impacts of stream flow and groundwater change on riparian/wetland vegetation.  Nicole has expert understanding of riparian vegetation ecology and restoration techniques.  She has a thorough understanding of regional geography, including geology, hydrology and cultural history.  Nicole also has broad experience with rare plants, plant ecology, and wildlife in all habitats found in California.

04Feb 17

Roundabout Schedule for AT&T ProAm Golf Week

There will be no construction activity on the Roundabout site during the week of the AT&T ProAm (February 6-10).

This week (Jan 30 – Feb 3), crews poured new curbs and a sidewalk in the northeast corner of the intersection (you can see this on the construction camera). They also finished earthwork along both sides of the Highway 1 on-ramp.

Weather permitting, the week after the ProAm (February 13-17) crews will be back to construct sidewalk in the Southwest corner and construct the roadway along the north side of Highway 68.

13Nov 16

Update: Veterans Day Weekend Ramp Closure Completed Early

The full closure of the southbound Highway 1 off-ramp to Holman Highway 68 will be completed ahead of schedule on Saturday, November 12.

  • The Highway 1 off-ramp to Holman Highway 68 will be re-opened between 6 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday, November 12.
  • No detours will be required once the ramp is open.

Construction crews worked 24 hours per day starting at 7 p.m. on Thursday, November 10 to complete the reconstruction of the off ramp ahead of the scheduled opening on Monday, November 14.

29Oct 16

Major Veterans Day Weekend Ramp Closure

Construction of the Holman Highway 68 Roundabout will require the full closure of the southbound Highway 1 off-ramp to Holman Highway 68 over the Veterans Day weekend. The ramp will be closed starting on Thursday, November 10 at 7 p.m. and reopen on Monday, November 14 at 6 a.m. Holman Highway 68 and the other three ramps will be open during the southbound Highway 1 off-ramp closure.

  • The temporary closure is required for crews to reconstruct the off-ramp so that the ramp will conform to the design of the future roundabout.
  • Emergency vehicles will have full access at all times.
  • The CHP will assist with the closure.
  • Drivers going to Holman Highway 68 from southbound Highway 1 will be required to continue south and detour to Ocean Avenue.
  • Motorists can expect delays of up to 20 minutes.

More information, including a detour map, can be found at the project website.

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