San Joaquin County wants land near Flag City to help traffic
- Also on the agenda
The San Joaquin County Board of Supervisors approved the plans
to resurface Alpine Road between Victor Road and Harney Lane, and
Mackville Road between Jahant and Collier roads.
The 3.15-mile project is expected to begin in July and take 20
working days. However, it was determined that nesting birds
protected by the Migratory Bird Treaty Act could delay
construction. One migratory bird that might be there, the
Swainson’s hawk, has been designated by the state as a threatened
Motorists on Mackville Road can expect 30-minute delays during
the repaving project because the road is narrow. There should be
minimal delays on Alpine Road. Estimated cost is $837,000.
At a special meeting on May 4, the Board of Supervisors
appointed David Culberson as CEO of the county-owned San Joaquin
General Hospital in French Camp. The hospital’s interim board of
trustees had previously recommended Culberson.
— Source: San Joaquin County
Posted: Wednesday, May 11, 2011 12:00 am
Updated: 6:52 am, Wed May 11, 2011.
In a step to create safer traffic conditions south of Highway 12
in the Flag City commercial area, San Joaquin County officials are
negotiating with a winegrape grower to buy 2.16 acres for traffic
On Tuesday, the Board of Supervisors voted 4-0 with Supervisor
Steve Bestolarides absent to reserve the right to acquire the land
by eminent domain, but supervisors made it clear that condemnation
is not the preference.
Wednesday, May 11, 2011 12:00 am.
Updated: 6:52 am.