Public Works Project Updates (updated: 05/14/2021)

City Projects Under Construction (updated 07/12/2021)

Bon Air Road Bridge Replacement project 

The bridge is closed the week of July 12 to allow for installation of concrete bridge deck girders on the bridge’s southern span. Following work will include framing for the concrete bridge deck and drainage work at the Bon Air Road/ South Eliseo Drive intersection (more information available at The project is still on schedule for completion in mid- 2022.

Corte Alejo (Via La Paz) Storm Drain Improvements

The replacement by-pass storm drain was completed earlier this year. Staff is working with consultants on plans to remove old pipes from the hillside, scheduled for this summer.

Public Stairs Improvements

Handrails will be installed on the Shady Lane to Piedmont Road stairs after owl nesting season, later this summer.

Staff is evaluating stairs/improvements for the upper Elm Avenue pathway. 

Measure B Group 3 Pavement Rehabilitation

City Council approved a construction contract with low bidder, Maggiora & Ghilotti at their June 2 meeting. A more detailed paving schedule will be published once available. Staff anticipates paving work to start early July. See attached project information letters send in December to all residents on affected streets (RVSD letter). 

Sir Francis Drake Pavement Repair (Del Monte to Drakes Cove Road)

Staff submitted the encroachment permit to Caltrans and is waiting for its approval prior to determining project schedule. Paving will most likely be postponed until Spring 2022 based on anticipated timing of Caltrans permit approval. It is likely that this work will be scheduled to occur at night and that detours will be established during those work hours. 

Note that current construction work on Sir Francis Drake Boulevard is part of a separate Marin County project See project information letters sent in December to residents in vicinity of work (ESFD letter and RVSD letter).

Hillview Storm Drain Improvements

Team Ghilotti will start construction this week with potholing to identify existing utilities. Construction is anticipated to last through October, but may experience delays due to a nationwide shortage of drainage pipe materials.

Doherty Drive Rule 20A Utility Undergrounding

Staff is awaiting developments from PG&E and CPU regarding disposition of work credits for this project. All but one of the five easements for the project have been secured.

Pending resolution of the credits issue and outstanding easements, the undergrounding work is scheduled to start this Fall.

Magnolia ADA improvements (Ward Street to King Street)

Staff and consultant team are developing plans and specifications for the work, with a likely construction window of January to April 2022.

Park Way Storm Drain Improvements

Staff is coordinating with utilities regarding proposed storm drain installation and potential utility conflicts. Construction funding and schedule has not been finalized at this time.

Piper Park Improvements

Construction work for a performance platform (stage) at the Picnic Area and improvement of the second volleyball court are complete. Construction of shade sails at the picnic area is scheduled for late summer.

Niven Park Improvements

Staff is working with a consultant on preliminary plans for improvements.

Hamilton Park Improvements

Staff has been working with a private donor interested in funding improvements. A schedule has not yet been developed.

City Projects in Development

With adoption of the Fiscal Year 2021/22 Capital Improvement Program at the June 2, 2021 City Council meeting, staff will be moving forward with the following projects, the status of which will be added in the first update of the new fiscal year (after July 1.)

 Redwood Highway (North) Bicycle and Pedestrian Improvements (NS Greenway extension)

Measure B Group 4 Pavement Rehabilitation

Crosswalks Improvements Project

Upper Elm Pathway Improvements

LED Streetlight Retrofit Project