RTC Projects on Highway 17
Freeway Service Patrol (RTC Program)
A free tow service roves Highway 17 between Scotts Valley and the summit during peak traffic hours looking to help anyone that is stranded on the highway. For additional information visit the Motorist Assistance web page.
Safe on 17 (RTC Partnership Program)
The Safe on 17 Task Force was developed in 1999 and still continues today to implement strategies to improve safety on Highway 17. For more information, visit the Safe on 17 information page and meeting page.
Highway 17 Wildlife Crossing (Caltrans Lead)
Hwy 17 Access Management Plan
Caltrans District 4 and 5, in collaboration with Santa Cruz County, Santa Clara County, California Highway Patrol and the Santa Cruz County Regional Transportation Commission, developed the Highway 17 Access Management Plan to address access along the entire length of Highway 17. This long-term plan is needed to compete for funding to address access issues along this corridor. View the project summary guide sent to community members.
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