Santa Cruz County

Drainage installation begins Monday on Highway 17, Highway 1 in Santa Cruz

SANTA CRUZ, Calif. - A project to install additional drainage on southbound Highway 1 in Santa Cruz County is slated to begin Monday, with work scheduled from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m.

The work necessitates closures of the number 1, southbound lane of Highway 1 and southbound Highway 17 to the southbound Highway 1 connector - in the area commonly known as the Fishhook.

The southbound Pasatiempo Drive onramp to 17 also will be closed starting June 23 from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m., Monday through Thursday.

Crews don't expect delays to exceed 10 minutes and the work will likely be completed by the end of July.

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 1-877-448-6771.

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