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.

Category: Projects

40 Miles of Pavement Preservation to Resume

For Immediate Release – San Rafael, CA – Project to improve 10% of County roads starts up after hiatus for rainy season During the week of June 5, the Marin County Department of Public Works (DPW) will resume a road sealant project that began in summer 2022. The preventative maintenance project was on hold during the winter … Continued

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

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

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

Road Paving Project to Begin in Areas of Unincorporated San Rafael

For Immediate Release – San Rafael, CA – Selection of residential roads to receive improvements including accessibility Starting the first week of November, the Marin County Department of Public Works (DPW) will begin repaving and making improvements to a selection of County-maintained roads in the Santa Venetia and California Park neighborhoods of unincorporated Marin County. Work will … Continued

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

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