Category: General

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

Parking Restriction Proposed for Bayside Park

For Immediate Release – San Rafael, CA – Survey results lead to recommended change on Point San Pedro Road near eastern San Rafael   UPDATE: The proposed no-parking restriction has been rescheduled for the Board of Supervisors meeting on September 13, 2022. At its August 23 public session, the Marin County Board of Supervisors plan to … Continued

County Roads Program Defined with Long-Term Plan

For Immediate Release – San Rafael, CA – Funding allocations for the infrastructure program guided by various components   The 422 miles of roads maintained by the County of Marin are critical infrastructure that people rely on every day to conduct their business, connect with surrounding communities, visit popular attractions, explore Marin’s beauty, and live … 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

New Design Phase Planned for Levee Project

For Immediate Release – San Rafael, CA – Flood Control District seeks revised design and new funding for construction   At its July 12 public session, the Marin County Flood Control and Water Conservation District Board of Supervisors will consider awarding a $617,549 contract for engineering design services to develop a design for the Santa Venetia Levee … 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

High School Students Attend Public Works Field Trip

For Immediate Release – San Rafael, CA – Several dozen attend educational showcase of county government   On May 18, a group of 46 high school students attended a special tour of the Marin County Department of Public Works (DPW) headquarters as part of the 62nd annual National Public Works Week celebration. Hosted by DPW and planned in … Continued

Free Toxic Away Day in West Marin

  Sponsored by Zero Waste Marin and the City of San Rafael Fire Department Zero Waste Marin coordinates with the San Rafael Fire Department on Toxic Away Day events, making it easier for residents of West Marin to dispose of used accumulated toxic materials closer to home. The next event is on Saturday, May 14th, … Continued

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