Tag: road work

Measure D overseers review sales tax, road projects

Measure D overseers review sales tax, road projects

| March 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – At one time, Martinez had about $450,000 in gasoline tax and other revenues to spend on road repairs. With local voters’ approval of Measure D in 2016 and California’s fuel taxes and vehicle registration fees increases through Senate Bill 1 sustained by voters last year, Martinez has nearly ten times that money […]

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Martinez City Council announces intent to change water rates

Martinez City Council announces intent to change water rates

| February 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Martinez City Council agreed Wednesday to start the process of revising it water rates to make its fee system “defensible.” Many residential customers would see increases as a result, although a few customers with large meters will see their rates decline, according to a report presented by City Engineer Tim Tucker and […]

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Measure D sales tax paving projects underway

| November 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Motorists in Martinez may be noticing more signs announcing a Measure D road repair project is underway, according to an announcement released by Rica Guidry, Martinez’s executive assistant to the city manager. Measure D, approved by voters in 2016, is the half-cent sales and transaction tax that raises money exclusively for maintenance […]

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MTA, CCTA breaking ground today in Martinez for I-680 express lane

| October 3, 2018 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. ­­– A ground-breaking ceremony this morning will mark the beginning of an 11-mile southbound express lane on Interstate-680 from Marina Vista Avenue in Martinez to Rudgear Road in Walnut Creek. The project’s ceremony, by the Municipal Transportation Agency (MTA) and Contra Costa Transportation Authority (CCTA), will provide a continuous high-occupancy vehicle (HOV) and […]

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Council poised to award paving contract, hear posts office concerns

Council poised to award paving contract, hear posts office concerns

| August 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. ­­– Martinez City Council may decide tonight to spend $1.351,300 in Measure D tax revenues on local road paving. That would include awarding a $1,280,361 contract to MCK Services of Martinez for construction work. Prior to the regular meeting, the Council and members of Congress will conduct at Town Hall meeting about the […]

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Brown, Green Streets’ paving wraps up this month

Brown, Green Streets’ paving wraps up this month

| August 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – The extensive paving project on both Brown and Green streets that started in May should be finished by the end of the month, according to an announcement from Don Salts, Martinez deputy public works director. The $1.7 million project is being underwritten through Measure J and One Bay Area (OBAG) 1) grants. […]

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Road relief…

Road relief…

| August 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

Crews continue road work at the intersection of Brown Street and Green Street. (ROBERT PERRY/MARTINEZ NEWS-GAZETTE)

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Message from the Mayor: Election time coming

| August 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

The older I get, the faster time goes by. I cannot believe we are already more than halfway through summer and our kids will be heading back to school in a couple of weeks. Let us all enjoy the final weeks of my favorite season. The month of August is a time when many of […]

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Construction starts on Pacheco Boulevard near Las Juntas Elementary School

| August 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Contra Costa County Public Works has started construction to close a sidewalk gap on Pacheco Boulevard on either side of Las Juntas elementary School and west of Arthur Road, according to an announcement released by Public Information Officer Steve Padilla. Construction work could be done as early as Sept. 25, but could […]

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