FAQ Topic: Road conditions and status

What is the Pavement Condition Index or “PCI”?

PCI stands for Pavement Condition Index, which is a numerical grade between 0 and 100 that is used to indicate the general condition of roadway pavement.  Originally developed by the United States Army Corps of Engineers as an airfield pavement rating system and later adapted for use in roads, PCI is a statistical measurement based … Continued

How do I request a road closure?

To request a road closure, please submit an Unified Application for Encroachment Permit with the following : A written description Select ‘yes’ for Road Closure Select Surface Type: Asphalt/concrete/other Attachments – please attach a site map, drawing or sketch Visit our Land use permits page to learn more.

When is my road going to be fixed?

The Engineering Paving Program explains the process for road selection and improvement based on the Pavement Condition Index. To learn more, visit our Engineering Paving Program page.

What is a Permanent Road Division?

A Permanent Road Division (PRD) is a division formed in accordance with the California Streets and Highway Code sections 1160-1197. The PRD is usually created at the request of property owners in unincorporated areas to help finance road improvements and/or maintenance where the roads are privately maintained. 

Is my road a moratorium road (and what is a moratorium road)?

The County of Marin maintains over 421 miles of roads. The roads on the moratorium list are those that are in the best condition. The list of moratorium roads is updated annually to account for recent paving projects. If you are planning work on a moratorium road, the fees may be higher than if the … Continued

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