Transportation Updates

 Get up to date on the latest transportation projects in San Benito County.

SR 156 / SR 25 Turbo Roundabout Project

About the Project

Work is under way to build an innovative, multi-lane roundabout at the Highway 25/Highway 156 intersection north of Hollister. This is a critical safety project that will immediately reduce the number and severity of collisions at the intersection. Caltrans is planning to begin construction of the roundabout in June. The Measure G-funded project to widen Highway 25 (to be completed over the coming years) will also include a permanent interchange at this intersection to improve safety.

  • Design Phase: Complete
  • Utility Work: Completed
  • Construction: Begins May 2022
  • End of Construction: 2023

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San Benito Route 156 Improvement Project

About the Project

Work is now under way to build the new Highway 156 4-Lane Expressway between San Juan Bautista and Hollister. The project is being paid for with state highway funds and developer fees. Caltrans expects to complete construction in 2024. For the initial phases of the project, the existing highway will remain open during construction of the new Expressway.

  • Design Phase: Complete
  • Utility Work: Completed 2021
  • Construction: Begins August 2022
  • End of Construction: 2024

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Contact

Caltrans Public Information Officer
Kevin Drabinski
(805) 549-3138
kevin.drabinski@dot.ca.gov

About COG

The Council of San Benito County Governments (COG) is the County’s transportation planning agency. Our locally elected Board of Directors is composed of five members representing all areas of San Benito County, including the City of Hollister, the City of San Juan Bautista, and the unincorporated areas of San Benito County including Aromas, Ridgemark, Tres Pinos, and others. Both the COG Board and Staff are committed to maintaining and improving transportation for all of San Benito County. COG provides a public forum for discussion at its monthly meetings and through public participation opportunities in all of its planning efforts.

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