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Salinas Valley Issues & Actions:

Granite Quarry

Granite Construction is proposing a new quarry on 333 acres in the foothills northeast of Gonzales. It would operate for the next 113 years. Included in the project is an aggregate open pit mine (using explosives to blast hillsides away), a hot asphalt plant, a Portland cement plant, and asphalt and concrete recycling facilities.

LandWatch Position: Reviewed, No Position Taken

Project Status: Approved


Quick Facts

Project Status

Project Location Map

This map shows the location of the granite quarry site.


Full Size Map (82K PDF file)

Credit: County of Monterey Finding of Facts (August 2006)

Resources At Risk

Project History


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