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About Whether it is fixing a road, upgrading a public facility or constructing flood infrastructure, the people of Marin can see firsthand what projects Marin County Public Works is undertaking to improve our community. Below is a listing of our primary projects, as well as information for contractors and vendors. Contractors and vendors

About At Marin County Public Works, we strive to provide a high quality of life to the people of Marin County. In order to enhance our community, improve infrastructure and ensure public safety, ​the department of Public Works administers a variety of programs encompassing road work, public facilities, traffic safety, and environmental efforts, as well...

Mission The Marin County Department of Public Works’ mission is to provide the community with quality services, maintain and improve our public infrastructures and facilities, and support the preservation of Marin’s unsurpassed beauty. Vision To be an empowered workforce known for safety, reliability, transparency, diversity, and responsiveness. We will deliver modern and integrated services in...

About With 19 divisions and over 250 employees, Marin County Public Works provides a wide range of services to residents. For assistance with everything from accessibility questions to waste management services, and guidance for both land owners and construction contractors, you will find the majority of the answers to your questions in the below sections....

Water Conservation Pursuant to North Marin Water District’s water use prohibitions per Conservation Ordinance 41, starting in June the airport’s wash rack will be CLOSED Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays for water conservation. All irrigation systems will be turned off as well. Please plan accordingly and observe the closure and do your part to conserve! Also,...

For Immediate Release - San Rafael, CA - Upgrade the Drake project hits 1-year milestones and five weeks of night construction   MAY 27 PROJECT UPDATE: The installation of the remaining Marin Water pipeline between Eliseo Drive and Highway 101 is underway but will take additional time to complete than originally anticipated. This is due...

For Immediate Release - San Rafael, CA - National Public Works Week focuses on encouraging career exposure for students   Two dozen local high school students recently completed construction of a fully-equipped custom storage shed, built from scratch for the Marin County Flood Control and Water Conservation District. The shed will store flood mitigation and emergency...

For Immediate Release - San Rafael, CA - Preventative work on pavement will address roads across unincorporated Marin   The Marin County Department of Public Works (DPW) will begin a road sealant project during the second week of May, conducting preventive maintenance on 9.5 miles of pavement on roads in unincorporated areas of Marin County. The northern...

For Immediate Release - San Rafael, CA - Select residential roads in Upper Lucas Valley to receive improvements   The Marin County Department of Public Works (DPW) will begin repairs and improvements to a selection of County-maintained roads in Upper Lucas Valley neighborhoods in early May. The $1.6 million project, covered by the County’s Road and Bridge...

For Immediate Release - San Rafael, CA - Sustainability presentation May 4 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, May 4. The public is encouraged to participate in the...

For Immediate Release - San Rafael, CA - Traffic impacts expected during federally funded work to help problematic curve The Marin County Department of Public Works (DPW) will soon oversee the realignment of the hairpin curve on Lucas Valley Road at milepost 5.08 in West Marin, just east of the Big Rock trailhead. The public safety project...

For Immediate Release - San Rafael, CA - Tax measure fails; County to try to preserve federal funding and provide further flood protection efforts With the recent failure of a neighborhood tax measure to fund enhanced flood protection, flood control engineers are assessing next steps to help protect against catastrophic property losses in the unincorporated...

For Immediate Release - San Rafael, CA - Federal funding helps pond drainage upgrades progress to design phase Storm and tidal-related flooding of the Marin City offramp from Highway 101, the primary access road for the Southern Marin community, has been an ongoing problem for many years. Overflow from the stormwater pond behind the Marin...

FAA proposed amendment for GPS Approach 13 Pilots, please review the GPS proposed amendments in the link above to view and comment on the proposed increase in minimum descent altitude for the approach to runway 13 to 1,300 feet into Gnoss Field (currently 1000 feet). Comments will be accepted until 3/23/2021. Link: http://bit.ly/ProposedAmendment If you...

For Immediate Release - San Rafael, CA - Disaster preparedness spurs backup power upgrades for essential services With the surge in California wildfires in 2020, including in West Marin, the need for resilient essential services facilities in Marin County is more real than ever. To prepare for such disasters, the County of Marin has been...

For Immediate Release - San Rafael, CA - Public invited to comment on environmental impacts of flood mitigation project The draft environmental impact report (EIR) for the Corte Madera Creek Flood Risk Management Project has been released and is available for review online. The draft report presents an analysis of the environmental impacts of the...

For Immediate Release - San Rafael, CA - Final phase of stormwater basin moving forward despite bridge project issue The Marin County Flood Control and Water Conservation District is wrapping up plans for the final phase of the Sunnyside Stormwater Detention Basin and the project is expected to open for contractor bids this summer. The...

For Immediate Release - San Rafael, CA - Improved choices for fleet, fuel and equipment help drive Climate Action  The County of Marin has been committed to sustainability and environmental preservation for years, and has laid out plans to make significant local improvements through the recently approved update to the County’s Climate Action Plan. Helping drive...

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