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Public Works

D e p a r t m e n t

About the Department

In 2012 the Public Works and General Services Department merged. The merged Public Works Department provides for the construction, maintenance and improvement of infrastructure within the unincorporated area of the County and the Flood Control District as well as county buildings and grounds. The department is organized to conform to the process of developing and building projects. Public Works maintains 660 miles of roads and 150 miles of streams; channels and other drainage facilities as well as maintains 93 county buildings.

To see a list of services we provide click here.

Back to School Safety Tips

With school back in session, now is the time to talk to your kids about the rules of the road, and how to make sure drivers see them when they're heading to and from school. For drivers, we need to pay special attention to kids on school routes .For some helpful tips for parents, caregivers, children and drivers, the National Safety Council has provided three great resources: Back to School Checklist, Traveling to School Safely, and Back to School Tips for Motorists.  For more great information click here.
  1. Kirker Pass Road Work

    The work at the intersections of Hess Road and Nortonville Road will begin on November 2. Read on...
  2. Temporary Change to Marine Access Under Orwood Bridge

    Due to bridge construction marine access under the bridge in East County will be modified during construction from July 13, 2015 through October 31, 2016. Read on...
  3. Orwood Bridge Replacement

    Construction will soon begin on a new Orwood Road Bridge in unincorporated east County. Read on...
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