SR-17 Shaded Fuel Break Update & Lane Closure Notice

JANUARY 13 – JANUARY 17  (Week 21)

There were no lane closures on Highway 17 this week. Treatment along the Los Gatos Creek Trail was completed. Tree and brush removal on Alma Bridge Road was completed. Multiple hazard trees were removed from areas near Idylwild Road.

JANUARY 20 – JANUARY 24  (Week 22)
No work scheduled for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, January 20
SOUTHBOUND lane closures scheduled for Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, between 9:00 AM and 3:00 PM, from Redwood Estates to Summit Road. There will be no lane closures during rainy weather.
Hazard tree and brush removal as well as erosion control planned for area along southbound Highway 17 between Redwood Estates and the SB onramp to Highway 17 from Summit Road.


  • Over the next several months, crews will be working along SR-17 and in adjacent communities. Traffic in the communities and along SR-17 will be intermittently impacted. Please plan for extended travel times, as shoulder and lane closures will cause delays. If possible, please plan your SR-17 trips before 9:00AM and after 3:00PM or choose alternate routes.
  • The project team is working to minimize traffic impacts and will provide weekly updates to residents and highway drivers. Stay informed of delays and alternate routes.
  • Check project status and sign up for weekly updates on Traffic information can also be found on
  • In addition to electronic media, there are several physical locations in the area where SR-17 Shaded Fuel Break info flyers are posted: Redwood Estates Pavilion, Redwood Estates Post Office, Redwood Estates Store, Chemeketa Park, and Summit Store.
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