Category: Projects

Lucas Valley Road Slide Repair Set to Begin

For Immediate Release – San Rafael, CA – Damaged section of road and hillside to be reinforced with retaining wall using Federal funding   STATUS UPDATE: Starting September 29, the required lane closure will be in place 24 hours a day, seven days per week. Traffic will flow via alternating one-way access.  The full time … Continued

Sir Francis Drake Boulevard Lighting Update to Begin

For Immediate Release – San Rafael, CA – Phase 1 of project to revise street lighting will focus on foundation work   Work will begin the first week of August 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 … Continued

Lucas Valley Road Project Receives Regional Award

For Immediate Release – San Rafael, CA – Softening of curve acknowledged by the American Public Works Association   The completed Lucas Valley Road curve realignment project, which softened a sharp turn along the popular east-west connection from the highly populated Highway 101 corridor to the more rural West Marin, has received an award from the … Continued

59 Street Intersections to be Enhanced Countywide

For Immediate Release – San Rafael, CA – Municipalities in Marin to receive various traffic signal upgrades   Fifty-nine traffic intersections across nine towns and cities in Marin County, as well as unincorporated areas of the county, will be upgraded in the coming months to enhance public safety. The Marin County Department of Public Works will function … Continued

40-Plus Miles of Pavement Preservation to Begin

For Immediate Release – San Rafael, CA – $3 million dollar project will provide maintenance for about 10% of County roads   The Marin County Department of Public Works (DPW) will begin a road sealant project in late summer, conducting preventative maintenance on over 40 miles of roads in unincorporated areas of Marin, which accounts for approximately … Continued

Revised Sir Francis Drake Boulevard Lighting Moves Forward

For Immediate Release – San Rafael, CA – Dimmer light fixtures and decorative poles planned due to community feedback   The Marin County Department of Public Works (DPW) is in the process of revising the street lighting along Sir Francis Drake Boulevard between the Town of Ross and Highway 101. The lighting update project would address the … Continued

Backup Power Capability Added to County Facility

For Immediate Release – San Rafael, CA – Upgrades at San Rafael building part of ongoing disaster preparedness effort   To help prepare for disasters and emergencies, the County of Marin has prioritized the need to develop resilient essential services facilities for the community. For the past couple years, the Marin County Department of Public Works (DPW) … Continued

Point San Pedro Road Modifications to be Tested

For Immediate Release – San Rafael, CA – Public meeting set to provide details on pilot project for adjusted lane layout   In April, a section of Point San Pedro Road in eastern San Rafael will be restriped during a pilot project to evaluate an alternative lane layout between Loch Lomond and Peacock Gap. The … Continued

North San Pedro Road Crosswalk Upgrades Coming

For Immediate Release – San Rafael, CA – Enhancements planned for the pedestrian crossing at Washington Avenue   Improving public safety is the cornerstone of every project that the Marin County Department of Public Works (DPW) undertakes. To improve pedestrian safety, DPW has been installing enhanced crosswalk treatments throughout unincorporated Marin County. One such upgrade will be … Continued

Board to Receive Update on Muir Woods

For Immediate Release – San Rafael, CA – Sustainability presentation January 25 on National Monument improvements   A progress update on parking reservations and traffic control measures associated with the Muir Woods National Monument will be given to the Marin County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday, January 25. The public is encouraged to participate in … Continued

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