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Repaving starts this morning on Santa Rita Road, tree removal on Stanley at Isabel

Original post made on Feb 21, 2012

Santa Rita Road in Pleasanton between West Las Positas and Stoneridge Drive will be repaved starting this morning, a project that will last three days and could lead to traffic delays.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Friday, February 17, 2012, 3:11 PM

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Posted by Pothole Joe
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Feb 21, 2012 at 8:26 am

What is the reason they repave Santa Rita Rd so often while some other key arterials are much more in need of repair? A prime example is Old Stanley Blvd from Santa Rita Rd to Stanley Blvd (yes, like it or not, it is a key arterial). Driving on Old Stanley Blvd is a jarring experience that hammers tires and suspensions. Another example is Valley Avenue from Bernal (by the Fairgrounds) to Paseo Santa Cruz. Is providing smooth sailing for Livermore cut-through traffic a wise investment of our precious road maintenance funds?

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Posted by Rumba
a resident of The Knolls
on Feb 21, 2012 at 8:51 am

It's all just a way of (mis)using our tax-based stimulus money. Lots of busy-busy work, for nothing,. Why do they always need a road crew guy doing nothing but holding a stop sign? It's just a sinkhole for our tax dollars. The roads will flatten themselves out if they're left alone. More government waste of our tax dollar.

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Posted by Sue
a resident of Amador Valley High School
on Feb 21, 2012 at 8:55 am

It would be nice if they could do work between 8:00 and 3:30. Traffic going toward Amador, and downtown at that time will be a nightmare.

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Posted by Ennis
a resident of Pleasanton Valley
on Feb 22, 2012 at 12:11 pm

Pothole Joe, I completely agree -it's a minefield...try it on a bike

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Posted by NICE!
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Feb 22, 2012 at 12:17 pm

Are they re-paving that particular area to welcome the new Walmart?

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Posted by Stacey
a resident of Amberwood/Wood Meadows
on Feb 22, 2012 at 3:54 pm

Stacey is a registered user.

I suspect the actual work involved will be to fix (yet again) the southbound approach to the Arroyo Mocho bridge that keeps breaking up because either the road is sinking or the bridge is lifting. Or, at least I hope that's what this roadwork project entails.

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Posted by Kate
a resident of Valley Trails
on Feb 25, 2012 at 11:02 am

Why can't they fix W.Los Positas too. It's been coned off for weeks going east. That street is a mess.
They slurry coated our street some years back and then layed down small gravel and rolled it. Days later we were still tracking in those little rocks. I called the city and asked them why the street cleaner did not come and clean up the aftermath when they were done.
I was told if I wanted the street cleaner to come and clean it up I would have to pay for it myself! Oh yeah, I'm gonna foot the bill for something the city should have done in the first place

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