Fairfax-Bolinas Road in West Marin at milepost 5.73 (approximately 2 miles west of Azalea Hill) is single-lane access with two-way traffic controlled through one lane. This condition is at the construction zone only and will remain in place until project is completed. See project webpage for more details. Thank you for your patience while this project progresses.

Author: jkaelon@marincounty.org

New Street Lighting along Sir Francis Drake Boulevard

For Immediate Release – San Rafael, CA – Revised lighting project will bring decorative poles to medians soon Work will begin in mid-April to revise street lighting on the median islands along one mile of Sir Francis Drake Boulevard, between Manor Road in Kentfield and Eliseo Drive in Greenbrae. Overseen by the Marin County Department of … Continued

13% of County Roads Improved During Fiscal Year 2022/2023

For Immediate Release – San Rafael, CA – 56.8 miles of County roads being worked on during the 2022-2023 paving seasons The 422 miles of roads maintained by the County of Marin are crucial infrastructure that people rely on daily to conduct their business, connect with surrounding communities, visit popular attractions, explore Marin’s beauty, and … Continued

Community Input Key to Marin City Stormwater Plan

For Immediate Release – San Rafael, CA – Engagement is crucial element in identifying flood risk reduction solutions This spring, the Marin City community is invited to share its own ideas and first-hand experiences with flood control specialists tasked with reducing flood risk and related inconveniences for the area. During storm season and high tides, … Continued

Waste Hauler Service Franchises Seek Increases

For Immediate Release – San Rafael, CA – Annual increases differ depending on franchise area of Marin County Residents in much of West Marin, parts of Central Marin, and areas of Ross Valley may soon see increases in their monthly waste hauler fees. At the March 21 public hearing, the Marin County Board of Supervisors … Continued

Portable Pump Station Proposed for Marin City

For Immediate Release – San Rafael, CA – State funding to reduce flooding severity on Donahue Street Marin City residents and visitors, chronically hampered by roadway flooding during severe storms and high tides, could find some transportation relief by next winter if a proposed portable pump station is approved on March 21. The planned project … Continued

Santa Venetia Floodwall Project Update to be Presented

For Immediate Release – San Rafael, CA – Flood Control District consultant to provide revised design plan and cost estimate at Board session on March 7 At its March 7 public session, the Marin County Flood Control and Water Conservation District Board of Supervisors will receive an update[PDF] on the proposed Santa Venetia Floodwall Project. The goal of the … Continued

New Weather Radar for Public Safety Response

For Immediate Release – San Rafael, CA – Part of a new Bay Area radar system, led by Sonoma, to be installed on Mount Barnabe in West Marin Extreme weather systems, such as atmospheric rivers, have hit California with increasing frequency in recent years. The average damage from floods caused by atmospheric rivers in California … Continued

Bolinas Road Lane Closure in West Marin Due to Slipout

For Immediate Release – San Rafael, CA – Storm damage to roadway requires extended closure awaiting repair project Recent storm damage has resulted in the closure of the eastbound lane of Bolinas Road at milepost 1.34, approximately a quarter mile from Sky Oaks Road in West Marin. The lane closure is due to a roadway … Continued

Four Corners Intersection Changes Considered

For Immediate Release – San Rafael, CA – Public meeting December 1 to address circulation and safety at busy junction The Marin County Department of Public Works (DPW) has been evaluating potential design improvements for the Panoramic Highway / Sequoia Valley Road / Muir Woods Road intersection, also known as Four Corners. The intersection provides access between … Continued

High Tides Expected Over Next Few Months

For Immediate Release – San Rafael, CA – Seasonal elevated levels could impact areas with history of localized flooding Seasonal high tides can cause flooding along shoreline communities and low-lying roads in Marin County. Tide-related flooding can happen whether it is raining or not, but flooding can increase significantly if the elevated tides occur during … Continued

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