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Major water and highway projects in Santa Cruz County

  • Highway 1 work in Santa Cruz County through 2025
    • Three phases of Highway 1 work will add auxiliary lanes, bus-on-shoulder areas, new bridges for cyclists and walkers and Segment 12 of the Coastal Rail Trail. (Updated September 2023)
  • Pure Water Soquel conveyance project
    • An 8-mile pipeline is being constructed underground from the Santa Cruz Wastewater Treatment Facility at 110 California St. in Santa Cruz to a new water purification center in Live Oak and on to Aptos.
Use the links in this interactive map to learn more about housing and construction projects in Santa Cruz.

Santa Cruz


  • Aptos Village Phase 2
    • Twenty-nine homes are under construction next to 141 Aptos Village Way in Aptos. Five of the homes will be sold below market rate through Measure J and Sereno Group. (Updated March 2024)


  • 1098 38th Ave. affordable housing
    • Nonprofit developer MidPen Housing has proposed 52 units of affordable housing in a three-story project. (Updated November 2023)
  • 4401 Capitola Road, The Bluffs at 44th
    • Thirty-five affordable homes near Capitola Road and 44th Avenue are expected to finish in late 2025. (Updated April 2024)
  • Capitola Mall
    • The Capitola Mall project calls for 637 housing units, commercial space and a theater where the Capitola Mall now stands.


Live Oak

Pajaro Dunes

Scotts Valley

  • Bay Village subdivision
    • Eight houses and two duplexes will be built on a vacant lot between MacDorsa Park and the Scotts Valley Fire Department on Erba Lane.


  • 2838 Park Ave., Soquel, Project Homekey housing
    • Thirty-five permanent supportive housing units and one manager’s unit are proposed to be built with a potential $13.5 million from the state. The aim is to prevent homelessness among veterans and families house young adults who aged out of the foster-care system.


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