Category: Public Works

Third Street Improvement Project – 01/27/2023 weekly update

The City of San Rafael will be sending out weekly project updates with construction updates, traffic closure updates, and other relevant information for this project. To receive these updates, please sign up using the form at the left-hand side of the project website. THIS WEEK (January 23 – January 27): Construction crews removed old traffic signals … Continued

Night work notification – 46 Castro Ave – Saturday 1/28/2023

PG&E’s subcontractor, Pinnacle Power Services Inc., will be performing electrical utility work by 46 Castro Ave on Saturday, 1/28 from approximately 10 P.M to 6 A.M. The work requires the power to be turned off in the area so work is happening at night to minimize impacts to the neighboring businesses. The road will not … Continued

Dredging to continue in San Rafael Canal through February, 2023

Dredging to continue through February 29, 2023 in San Rafael Canal The US Army Corps of Engineer’s and City of San Rafael’s dredging contractor, The Dutra Group, will continue dredging operations in the San Rafael Canal in the month of February, 2023. Due to extreme weather activity in January 2023, some dredging activities have been … Continued

Third Street Improvement Project – 01/20/2023 weekly update

The City of San Rafael will be sending out weekly project updates with construction updates, traffic closure updates, and other relevant information for this project. To receive these updates, please sign up using the form at the left-hand side of the project website. THIS WEEK (January 13 – January 20): Wet weather has affected construction, but … Continued

Public Works Maintenance Crews and Administration Staff team up for winter storms

As powerful storms and atmospheric rivers poured across the Bay Area in recent weeks, Public Works Maintenance crews have been working around the clock to respond to weather related emergencies throughout the City of San Rafael. DPW maintenance crews worked double shifts to respond to a variety of storm related emergency issues, ranging from flooding … Continued

Grand Avenue Class IV Cycle Track

The Grand Avenue Class IV Cycle Track Project will implement a two-way protected bikeway (Class IV) and new sidewalk on the east side of Grand Avenue from Second Street to Fourth Street in San Rafael.  This project will also provide a safe and separated bicycle connection for residents and visitors of East San Rafael to … Continued

Spinnaker Point parking modification

Construction continued this week on Public Works’ Spinnaker Point Park Modification project.  The project had been on hold for the past couple of weeks due to the recent weather conditions.  The current forecast shows at least a week of dry weather ahead.  Our contractor, Michael Paul, will be moving quickly to complete the project by … Continued

Safe routes to school

Safe Routes to Schools (SR2S) Program works to relieve traffic congestion around schools by promoting alternatives to commuting to school, such as walking, biking, taking the bus and carpooling. The program helps improve safety, promote a healthy lifestyle for youth and enhance the sense of community in neighborhoods. Transportation Authority of Marin (TAM) and the … Continued

Utilization of mobile column lifts

One of the benefits of having mobile column lifts is that they offer maneuverability and can be easily moved.  They are very user friendly and allows workers unrestricted views of the underside of vehicles.  In the photo below, Garage Technician II Angel Lopez is shown getting ready to replace a faulty automatic transmission from one … Continued

Third Street Improvement Project – 01/13/2023 weekly update

The City of San Rafael will be sending out weekly project updates with construction updates, traffic closure updates, and other relevant information for this project. To receive these updates, please sign up using the form at the left-hand side of the project website. THIS WEEK (January 9 – January 13): Due to wet weather affecting construction, … Continued

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