Author: jkaelon@marincounty.org

Bolinas Road Repair Expected to Begin in July

For Immediate Release – San Rafael, CA – Road access limited to a single lane for duration of four-month project On June 4, the Marin County Board of Supervisors (BOS) will consider moving forward with the next effort in a series of projects to repair existing roadway damage and improve the overall condition and resiliency of Bolinas … Continued

Upgrades to Corte Madera Library to Begin in June

For Immediate Release – Corte Madera, CA – The improvement project requires a temporary closure of the branch plus adjusted hours. The Marin County Free Library’s Corte Madera branch, located at 707 Meadowsweet Drive, will receive a variety of upgrades over the next few months. The work will include improved paths of travel around the library … Continued

Incentives Increased for Rainwater Collection Systems

For Immediate Release – Marin County, CA – Marin Water, North Marin Water District customers eligible for larger rain catchment system rebates The following is a joint news release from the Marin County Public Works, Marin County Stormwater Pollution Prevention Program, Marin Water, and the North Marin Water District. There are better deals available now … Continued

Public Works Fair, a family-friendly event!

  Kids love hands-on learning experiences, and who doesn’t love a petting zoo?!? On May 18, the Marin County Department of Public Works (DPW) will host one, but without animals. Instead, there will be tractors, backhoes, fire trucks, sheriff cruisers, construction machinery, and heavy equipment! The family-friendly fair is totally FREE and in celebration of … Continued

Hands-on Public Works Fair Set for May 18

For Immediate Release – Marin County, CA – Family friendly event will take over part of County Fairgrounds in San Rafael Kids love hands-on learning experiences and who doesn’t love a petting zoo? During National Public Works Week, the Marin County Department of Public Works (DPW) will host one, but without animals. Instead, there will be huge … Continued

County Public Works Engineer Receives Top Award

For Immediate Release – Marin County, CA – Rachel Calvert is honored by the American Public Works Association The American Public Works Association (APWA) Northern California Chapter has honored County of Marin’s Rachel Calvert with the prestigious Manager of the Year – Public Works Emergency Management Award. Calvert, Senior Civil Engineer with the County’s Department of Public … Continued

Panoramic Highway to Operate on One Lane

For Immediate Release – Marin County, CA – A single lane of traffic control will be in place at milepost 2.26 for about 2-3 months   UPDATE: Due to the storm, the closure of one lane of Panoramic Hwy has been postponed. Based on the current weather forecast, it’s likely that the project will not … Continued

Overall Improvement of County Roads

For Immediate Release – Marin County, CA – Pavement Condition Index score for Marin has increased from 66 to 68 Despite the intense storms of January 2023 that heavily impacted the roadways of Marin, the Pavement Condition Index (PCI) score for County-maintained roads has increased from 66 to 68, as of December 31, 2023. PCI … Continued

Panoramic Highway Guardrail Work to Begin

For Immediate Release – San Rafael, CA – Travelers near Mount Tamalpais to be affected by construction zone Travelers between the Mount Tamalpais area and Stinson Beach may be affected by a road construction project starting in late November and lasting into the spring of 2024. The work on Panoramic Highway will address damage from … Continued

Marin City, Low-Lying Areas Warned to be Aware of Rain Events

For Immediate Release – San Rafael, CA – Widespread rainfall is expected to arrive on November 14 and stay through the week The low-lying areas of Marin County are being monitored by the County’s Department of Public Works, in coordination with other County departments, to ensure the public is aware of potential flooding. Residents and business … Continued

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