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Santa Rosa Police Department
Thursday November 4th, 2021 :: 04:46 p.m. PDT


FINAL UPDATE on Highway 12 Road Closure: All lanes on Highway 12 between Mission Blvd. and Middle Rincon Rd. have reopened

*FINAL UPDATE* All lanes on Highway 12 between Mission Blvd. and Middle Rincon Rd. have reopened. City crews have completed repairs to the water main.
Paving work scheduled for tomorrow evening:  To complete final road-paving repairs that are necessary following the main break, both eastbound lanes on Highway 12 between Mission Blvd. and Middle Rincon Rd. will close tomorrow evening, Friday, Nov. 5 beginning at 8 p.m. so crews can complete this work overnight. To ensure traffic can continue in both directions during this time, the westbound lanes will be used for 2-way traffic with one lane serving each direction of traffic. Cones and signage will be in place to direct motorists. Thank you to the community for your patience as crews addressed the issue today and will continue to wrap up tomorrow night!

Previous Update:
The City of Santa Rosa has reopened one eastbound lane on Highway 12 between Mission Blvd and Middle Rincon Rd to resume thru traffic on Highway 12 in both directions. One eastbound lane is expected to remain closed through at least late this afternoon while crews continue repairs to the water main and the road.

Original Message:
Road Closure Alert:
All eastbound traffic along Highway 12 from Mission Blvd through Middle Rincon Rd is currently CLOSED due to large water main break and damage to the roadway.  All westbound Highway 12 traffic is currently OPEN at this time.  City crews are currently on scene conducting repairs to the pipeline and roadway.  Members of the public are advised to use the alternate routes and detours outlined below:
Those traveling E/B Highway 12 at Mission Blvd can either turn northbound or southbound onto Mission Blvd from the intersection as an alternative route. 
Those turning northbound Mission Blvd can utilize an alternate route up to Montecito Blvd, a right turn onto E/B Montecito Blvd towards Calistoga Rd, and then a right turn onto southbound Calistoga Rd back towards Highway 12. 
Those making a southbound turn onto Mission Blvd from Highway 12 can utilize the alternate route by continuing on and then making a left hand turn onto eastbound Montgomery Dr.  Travelers can continue along eastbound Montgomery Dr towards Melita Rd and back out onto Highway 12. 
Further updates to this message will be provided when the roadway is back open. 

Santa Rosa Police Department
965 Sonoma Ave
Santa Rosa, CA 95404

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Non-emergencies: 707-543-3600

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