Tag: road closure

Councilmember seeks relief from trains blocking roads

| July 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – A Union Pacific train blocked Ferry Street for an hour and 45 minutes one morning earlier this month, and another train blocked the street another 45 minutes in the afternoon, prompting Councilmenber Noralea Gipner to suggest the Martinez City Council form an ad hoc committee to look into the situation. Councilmember Debbie […]

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Crash snaps pole, forces closure of Pacheco Boulevard

| July 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – A truck ended on its side after its driver crashed and snapped a power pole on Pacheco Boulevard near California Highway Patrol shortly after 3 p.m. Thursday. That forced what California Highway Patrol called a “hard closure” of streets until repairs could be made and the vehicle could be removed. The driver […]

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Road closure …

Road closure …

| May 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

Vine Hill Way was blocked in both directions Sunday afternoon after a large tree fell in the 700 block of that street. Crews arrived at around 4:00 p.m. and spent the next three hours clearing the roadway. City crews used power equipment, including the chipper, to process the branches into mulch for future use and […]

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