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Public comment sought on Sir Francis Drake Rehabilitation and Improvements Project

December 8, 2015 to December 11, 2015

“Sir Francis Drake Rehabilitation and Improvements Project”
Deadline for public comment is 5 pm December 11.


The County of Marin is planning for the rehabilitation of the Sir Francis Drake Boulevard roadway between Highway 101 and the Ross Town Limits. Because of its unique nature and current function, the County is using this opportunity to comprehensively evaluate the corridor for potential improvements to vehicle flow, transit operations, and pedestrian and bicyclist circulation along and across this important arterial.

The project includes a topographic survey of the corridor, collection of information and data, seeking public input on concerns and suggestions for improvements, development of design alternatives, design of construction plans, and associated environmental review. The completed construction plans will then be used to construct the ultimate project.

The project is funded for both design and construction by Measure A, the Marin County Transportation Sales Tax measure passed by voters in 2004. The Marin County Department of Public Works is managing the project in coordination with agencies with facilities or interests in the corridor.

Project Schedule
Summer, 2014Consultant Selection
Fall 2014Topographic Survey, Background Research and Report Preparation
Spring, 2015Community Workshop – Opportunities and Constraints, Brainstorming
Spring/Summer, 2015Analysis of Initial Studies and Community Input and Preparation of Design Concepts
Fall, 2015Community Workshop – Presentation and Discussion of Initial Analysis and Design Concepts[PDF]
Winter, 2016Community Workshop – Presentation and Discussion of Design Alternatives
Spring, 2016Refinement of Design Alternatives into Preferred Alternative; Initiate Environmental Analysis
Spring, 2016Community Workshop – Presentation and Discussion of Preferred Alternative
Spring/Summer, 2016Conduct Environmental Review
Fall, 2016Initiate Detailed Design
Summer, 2017Complete Construction Documents and Bid Package
Fall, 2017Begin Construction

Documents and Exhibits

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For more information, contact:

Dan Dawson, Principal Transportation Planner

415-473-6287 or sfdrakeimprovements@marincounty.org.


Contact: Dan Dawson

Contact Phone: 415-473-6287

Contact Email:

Website: http://www.marincounty.org/depts/pw/divisions/transportation/sir-francis-drake-boulevard-rehabilitation