Posted on: March 15, 2017

New Airports Video: Learning to Fly - Getting a Pilot's License Made Easy

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Contra Costa County Airports is pleased to present the second informational video in a series about the benefits and services of Buchanan Field and Byron Airport. Learning to Fly details the process of obtaining your pilot's license and why Contr...

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Posted on: March 15, 2017

Listen to the LWC Restoration Project in the Flood Control 2.0 Podcast Series

The Lower Walnut Creek Restoration Project was selected as a demonstration project for the Flood Control 2.0 Podcast series. The Flood Control 2.0 program is timely project to develop a set of innovative approaches for bringing environmental benefits and ...

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Posted on: February 28, 2017

The District Awarded a Grant for the LWC Restoration Project

The Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors heard good news from the Flood Control and Water Conservation District, which announced the awarding of a $537,000 grant for planning funds to help with the District’s Lower Walnut Creek Restoration project. Th...

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Posted on: August 15, 2017

Contra Costa County District Attorney Forum: Watch online

The Board of Supervisors has advanced 5 applicants for further consideration for the vacant position of District Attorney.  Those applicants took part in a public forum in the Board of Supervisors Chamber Tuesday evening, fielding questions that ...

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Posted on: July 17, 2017

Missed the July episode of Veterans' Voices? Catch the Replay

The July 17th episode of Veterans' Voices focused on caffeine and its impacts on vets, who often have greater side effects than many people from too much of the stimulant.   You can catch the show again on replay, and watch online.

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Posted on: August 18, 2017

August 18: Alternate Access Road Work

The County's contractor is on site performing a surface treatment on the alternate access road today. The road will remain open during the work. There will be traffic control with flaggers and drivers can expect up to 30 minute delays. 

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Morgan Territory Road Updates
Posted on: August 16, 2017

August 16: Alternate Access Road Work Scheduled for Thursday and Friday

The County Public Works Department plans to complete some preparation work on the alternate access road on Thursday afternoon and pave with asphalt concrete on the uphill/downhill sections of the road on Friday. After careful consideration we have determi...

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Morgan Territory Road Updates
Posted on: August 11, 2017

August 11: Alternate Access Road Work Canceled

Unfortunately, the alternate access surface treatment scheduled for today is canceled. The County’s contractor graded and compacted sections of the road yesterday afternoon/evening in preparation for the surface treatment. This morning the rock ...

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Morgan Territory Road Updates
Posted on: August 8, 2017

August 8: Access Road Improvements Schedule Changed to begin on Thursday 8/10

Due to unforeseen circumstances there has been a change in the schedule for the work on the alternate access road.

The County Public Works Department plans to perform a surface treatment to the alternate access on Thursday and Friday of this week. The surf...

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Morgan Territory Road Updates
Posted on: August 7, 2017

August 7: Access Road Improvements Scheduled to Begin on Tuesday

The County Public Works Department plans to perform a surface treatment to the alternate access on Tuesday and Wednesday of this week. The surface treatment is to provide a more durable road surface and help with the loose gravel. Public Works will contin...

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Posted on: August 2, 2017

August 2: Alternate Access Road Improvements

Access Road

The County Public Works Department plans to perform a surface treatment to the alternate access road next week. The surface treatment is to provide a more durable road surface and help with the loose gravel. Public Works will continue to perfor...

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Morgan Territory Road Updates
Posted on: July 28, 2017

July 28: Alternate Access Road Improvements

The County Public Works Department plans to perform a surface treatment to the alternate access road the week of August 7. The surface treatment is to provide a more durable road surface and help with the loose gravel. Public Works will continue to perfor...

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Morgan Territory Road Updates
Posted on: July 22, 2017

July 22: Temporary Access Road Questions

The County has received questions about loose rock on the temporary road.  We will continue to monitor the road and perform maintenance, as needed. The temporary road was constructed for low speed. Please keep speed to 15 miles per hour which wil...

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Posted on: July 21, 2017

July 21: Temporary Access Road Reminder

Please keep your speed to 15 miles per hour on the temporary access road. Your neighbors on Leon Drive have allowed the use of their private road for this access so it’s important to keep speeds to the posted speed limit. The County will need to...

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Posted on: July 14, 2017

July 14: Morgan Territory Road Closure begins Monday, July 17 at 7:00am

The Morgan Territory Road Slide Repair project will begin on July 17. Morgan Territory Road will be fully closed to vehicles, cyclists and pedestrians beginning at 7:00 a.m. on July 17 and extending through mid-October. During the approximately 3-month lo...

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Morgan Territory Road Updates
Posted on: July 6, 2017

July 6: Morgan Territory Road Repair Project/AT&T Work

Morgan Territory Road Slide Repair Project

The Morgan Territory Road Slide Repair project is scheduled to begin on July 17th. Morgan Territory Road will be fully closed to vehicles, cyclists and pedestrians at 7:00 a.m. on July 17th and the temporary acces...

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Morgan Territory Road Updates
Posted on: June 30, 2017

June 30: AT&T Relocation is Scheduled to Start on July 1

On Saturday, July 1st At&T will start work to relocate their overhead cables within the slide area to accommodate the County’s upcoming slide repair project. The work is expected to be completed next week. Morgan Territory Road will be open ...

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Morgan Territory Road Updates
Posted on: June 29, 2017

June 29: Temporary Access Road Passes

The Morgan Territory Slide Repair project is scheduled to begin in July. We will notify you of the project start date. During construction Morgan Territory Road will be closed and the temporary access road will be open.

The County is issuing temporary acce...

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Morgan Territory Road Updates
Posted on: June 2, 2017

June 2: Construction of temporary access road to begin the week of June 5

Temporary Access Road

The County awarded a contract to Graniterock Company on May 11, 2017 to install a gravel road extending from near the end of the private Leon Drive to the Marsh Creek Detention Facility driveway.   The gravel road will serve ...

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Morgan Territory Road Updates

Posted on: August 4, 2017

Bryon Highway Road Work

The work between the Alameda County line and Camino Diablo will occur August 14-25 between 8:30am and 4:00 p.m.

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Posted on: July 24, 2017

Traffic Detour on Balfour Road starts July 31

Eastbound traffic between Byron Highway and Bixler Road will be detoured via local streets. Westbound traffic will stay on Balfour Road.

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Posted on: July 17, 2017

Morgan Territory Road Closure

A section of Morgan Territory Road that was damaged during the winter storms will be closed through mid-October to repair the road.

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Posted on: July 5, 2017

Canal Road/Alves Lane in Bay Point Temporary Road Closure

The closure will start on August 7 and is anticipated to be completed this December.

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Posted on: June 27, 2017

Construction to begin on Byron Highway at Camino Diablo

Work will begin the week of July 10 to improve the intersection including installation of a traffic signal, sidewalk and curb ramps.

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Posted on: June 8, 2017

Repairs to Begin to Alhambra Valley Road Washout

Repairs will start on June 12 and are anticipated to be completed by the end of September.

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Posted on: May 23, 2017

Balfour Road Widening Project

The project will include a wider roadway and shoulders and is anticipated to start in late June/early July.

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Posted on: May 11, 2017

Safety Project to Start on Alhambra Valley Road

The project on Alhambra Valley Road will start in June. The projects includes widening two curves and other improvements at Rancho La Boca Road and 400 feet west of Ferndale Road.

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