News Flash

Posted on: September 4, 2018

Gas Tax Funds Keep Roadways Moving

Airport Blvd. Reconstruction Project

Road construction/reconstruction projects are moving along with the help of gas tax funds.

After recognizing that the State of California had a backlog of about $130 billion for maintenance of highways, roads, and bridges, the Legislature and Governor passed an increase in gas tax, known as Senate Bill 1 (SB!). The funding from the tax doubles ...

Airport Blvd. next big project

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News Flash

Posted on: October 17, 2018

School Bus Safety Awareness Day - Saturday, October 20, 2018

bus with red lights on


Did you know?

An estimated 23,416 school buses are operated daily in California. A survey done by CDE/OST* on May 8th, 2018 a total of 4,474 school buses participating found that 28,120 people violated the "Stop when red lights fl...

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Public Works-News
Posted on: September 15, 2018

Construction BMPs 101


Join us to review Construction Site Best Management Practices to ensure your job site remains operational and compliant with municipal pollution prevention requirements. this FREE training will provide an overview of implementing during construction BMPs ...

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Public Works-News
Posted on: June 29, 2018

PG&E Pennsylvania Drive - Green Valley road Gas Line Replacement Project

vicinity sketch

PG&E operates and maintains several gas transmission pipelines in the City of Watsonville. For the past seven years PG&E has been assessing the condition of the gas lines and developing a plan to improve the safety of the system. Ongoing construct...

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Public Works-News
Posted on: June 12, 2018

2,000 Watsonville Youth Explore the Coast!

Yo UNA costa sana

Explore the Coast

In partnership with the California Coastal Conservancy and due to their generous grant support, the City's Public Works Conservation Academy was able to serve more than 2,000 students and 200 adults who've had the special opportunity to e...

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Public Works-News
Posted on: June 13, 2018

Go Climb a Tree! OASIS Wins Best Youth Tree Photo


Go Climb a Tree! OASIS Outdoor Autism and Special Issues School Wins Best Youth Tree Photo

The City of Watsonville kicked off 2018 with fabulous tree-planting fervor, rooting 105 trees at our local parks throughout the spring season, and launching our firs...

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Posted on: April 3, 2018

Downtown Watsonville Complete Streets Plan

Complete Streets Plan Project Area 1 and 2 Map

The City of Watsonville is looking to prepare a complete streets plan for the downtown area to enable safe access for all users, including pedestrians, bicyclists, transit riders, and motorists of all ages and abilities. The City will be hosting community...

Learn more about this project.

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