Category: Projects

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

Fairfax-Bolinas Road Repairs to Begin

For Immediate Release – San Rafael, CA – Storm damages that closed the West Marin road expected to be fixed this month   STATUS UPDATE: Repair project completed on January 19, Fairfax Bolinas Road is now open. Starting this Wednesday, repairs will begin on Fairfax-Bolinas Road in West Marin to address damage from the major … Continued

Upgrade the Drake Project Completed

For Immediate Release – San Rafael, CA – Roadway improvement project wraps up paving, safety and utility work; new projects set to address lighting and landscaping   The Upgrade the Drake[External] project, which began construction about 18 months ago along Sir Francis Drake Boulevard in Marin County, has been completed. The $18 million project marks the most significant improvement … Continued

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