Caltrans Set To Build Tunnel For Wildlife Under Highway 17The tunnel would be built at the infamous Laurel Curve, which is not just dangerous for drivers, but is downright deadly for wildlife.
Hwy 17 Reopens After Felled Tree Causes Emergency ClosureCaltrans crews had to force an emergency closure of State Highway 17 in both directions for about an hour Thursday afternoon in order to take down a tree that was threatening to fall onto traffic, according to authorities.
Crash On Highway 17 Leaves At Least One Person DeadAt least one person died in a traffic collision involving multiple vehicles on Highway 17 in Los Gatos.
1 Killed When Vehicle Plunges Off Highway 17The collision was first reported Sunday at 12:54 a.m. and involved a vehicle that went at least 100 feet off the roadway.
Mother Found Passed Out In Car Charged With Child EndangermentA 25-year-old San Pablo woman was arrested after she was found asleep in a hot car with her 2-month-old daughter inside on state Highway 17.
Stats Show Hwy 17 Growing More Dangerous For CommutersWhile Highway 17 has long been known for rush-hour gridlock, a new study shows the freeway has become a lot more treacherous for commuters in recent years.
Rockslide Closes Southbound Lanes of Highway 17 Near Los GatosA rockslide closed southbound state Highway 17 near Los Gatos Monday evening at Lexington Reservoir.
Highway 17 Partially Reopened In Both Directions After Landslide Forced ClosureCaltrans and the CHP have reopened one lane in each direction on state Highway 17 near Scotts Valley.
Caltrans Reopens Highway 17 To Southbound TrafficCaltrans was finally able to reopen southbound lanes of Highway 17 through the Santa Cruz Mountains Friday evening after instability and a new slide closed the busy traffic artery completely for much of the day.
1 Worker Killed, 1 Injured In Accident Near Hwy 17 LandslideOne worker was killed and another injured Thursday afternoon when they were struck by a work truck as they attempted to clear a massive slide from Highway 17 in the Santa Cruz Mountains.
Caltrans: Parts Of Hwy 17 Could Be Shut Down For DaysCaltrans officials on Wednesday said part of Highway 17 may be partially shut down for several days as crews work to contain a massive mudslide that is still moving.
Southbound Hwy 17 Reopens After Massive SlideA massive slide slammed hundreds of pounds of rock and dirt onto Highway 17 early Tuesday, forcing the northbound lanes of the main traffic artery through the Santa Cruz Mountains to be shut down at least until early Wednesday morning, authorities said.