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Highway 68 Corridor Issues & Actions:

State Route 68 Scenic Highway Plan

State Route 68 is a designated scenic route that connects the Monterey Peninsula to US Highway 101 and the Salinas Valley. SR 68 is a key route commute travel between Salinas and Monterey for 25,000 to 30,000 vehicles each day, as well as tourism and special event traffic. The Monterey-Salinas Scenic Highway 68 Plan will evaluate current and future travel patterns between Salinas and the Monterey Peninsula, the feasibility of affordable mid-term operational and capacity improvements in the SR 68 corridor in context to other planning regional improvements serving the same commute market, and the potential for wildlife connectivity enhancements.

LandWatch Position:Supports Concept 1 (Roundabouts)

Project Status: Transportation Agency of Monterey County approved Concept 1


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Project Status:

Project Location Map

Route 66 intersections under study. (from TAMC Highway 68 Corridor Study)

Benefits

Benefits of Concept 1 in comparison to other Concepts:

LandWatch Involvement

LandWatch engages in the public process in a variety of ways. For this project, here is a list of our engagement strategies.

Project History


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