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Posted on: November 20, 2023

Notice of Construction - Sewer System Improvements at Frontage Road & Hamilton Drive

Due to delays from unforeseen underground utility interferences and complications, the final stage of construction is almost complete for the 2023 Sewer Improvement project. Maggiora & Ghilotti will be working January 15 to January 26, Monday through ...

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Posted on: December 5, 2023

Notice of Construction - Hauke Park Bridge

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Contractors will be working December 23 to January 5, Monday through Friday with possible Saturdays (8:00 AM to 5:00 PM) replacing a water line that runs under the bridge. The bridge will be closed to the public during construction hours. Detour signs wil...

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Posted on: November 28, 2023

Mill Valley Roads Evaluated - 4th Best in Marin County

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November 28, 2023

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) has releasd the Annual Pavement Condition Index (PCI) Report to provide the 3-year rolling average of pavement condition of cities, towns and counties throughout the Bay Area. The PCI provi...

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Posted on: November 9, 2023

Public Works Quickly and Expertly Addresses Critical Infrastructure Issue on Miller Avenue

November 2023

Most regular commuters along Miller Ave are unaware of the bridge situated just west of Vogue Cleaners. This bridge serves as a passage for westbound motorists, cyclists, and pedestrians, allowing them to cross the Arroyo Corte Madera del Pre...

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Posted on: October 5, 2023

2023 International Walk and Roll to School Day

Mill Valley Public Works Staff and Mill Valley Safe Routes to Schools Task Force handed out prizes to dozens of participating students at Park Elementary School.

International Walk and Roll to School Day highlights the need for safe walking and bicycling r...

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Posted on: September 12, 2023

New Street Sweeper

The City’s street sweeping contractor, Mill Valley Refuse, has purchased a new street sweeper.  The unit is more fuel efficient, has lower emissions, and has increased suction power. 

Street sweeping will resume with weekly earl...

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Posted on: September 12, 2023

Downtown Project Update - September, 2023

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Phase III of the Downtown Project was completed in summer 2023 and focused on the downtown paving and curb ramp improvement along Throckmorton Avenue and Miller Avenue. Curb ramps were upgraded to meet current ADA standards. 

The Downtown Project ...

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Posted on: September 12, 2023

East Blithedale Update - September, 2023

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Thank You, Mill Valley!

City and Construction Management staff continue to mitigate construction impacts and are working through the final pieces of the project. Though this has been a project several years in the making, East Blithedale is now looking fre...

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Posted on: August 2, 2023

East Blithedale Construction Update - August 2, 2023

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The Project Team has successfully completed paving East Blithedale Avenue. The Project will reach full completion in mid-August before schools return to session. Work crews will continue alternating one-way traffic control between 8:00 to 5:00 pm on East ...

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Posted on: July 20, 2023

East Blithedale Construction Update - July 20, 2023

The Project Team has successfully completed paving East Blithedale Avenue. We foresee the completion of construction by the end of July.

Work crews will continue alternating one-way traffic control between 8:00 to 5:00 pm on East Blithedale Avenue.

If possi...

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Posted on: July 6, 2023

East Blithedale Construction Update - July 6, 2023

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The Project Team has successfully completed paving East Blithedale Avenue and expects completion of construction in early August.

 Work crews will continue with alternating one-way traffic control between  8:00 am and 5:00 pm.

 We...

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Posted on: June 28, 2023

2023 Sewer Rehabilitation Update - Notice of Work

Maggiora & Ghilotti, Inc. will construct a new sewer manhole along the existing sewer main within Sycamore Park from July 5th - 11th (Monday - Friday only) from 8am – 5pm. Due to the disruptive nature of this work and noise from construction...

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Posted on: June 22, 2023

East Blithedale Construction Update - June 22, 2023

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The Project Team is on track to complete paving East Blithedale Avenue by June 30, 2023. The original schedule had June 27, 2023, as the completion date. However, several unforeseen conditions have pushed completion to June 30. FYI there will be no constr...

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Posted on: June 8, 2023

East Blithedale Construction Update - June 8, 2023

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The Project Team has scheduled the final stage of paving to begin on June 12, 2023. The chosen commencement date is after graduation from the local schools when traffic volume is lower. 

Work crews will close East Blithedale Avenue from June 12, 2...

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Posted on: June 8, 2023

A Message from Andrew Poster, Mill Valley's Director of Public Works

Besides celebrating the American Public Works Association’s National Public Works Week May 21-27, your Public Works team has been as busy as popcorn kernels on a skillet working to deliver Council’s 2023 Workplan. In a typical year, the City constructs be...

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Posted on: June 8, 2023

Downtown Project Construction Update - June 8, 2023

Downtown Project

After more than six years of planning, design and collaboration with the community and separate construction phases, the Downtown project is substantially complete. Work crews have repaired and rehabilitated underground sewer leaks, blockages, sags and ag...

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Posted on: May 25, 2023

East Blithedale Construction Update - May 25, 2023

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The Project Team has scheduled the final stage of paving to begin on June 12, 2023. The chosen commencement date is after graduation from the local schools when traffic volume is at its lowest. It will be necessary to close East Blithedale Avenue between ...

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Posted on: May 16, 2023

Construction Update: East Blithedale Project - May 16, 2023

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Construction Update: PG&E has extended the closures on East Blithedale Avenue to perform directional boring until May 18th. The closure will be in place between the hours of 7:00 pm and 6:00 am. We appreciate your patience with the continued work. Ple...

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Posted on: May 11, 2023

East Blithedale Construction Update - May 11, 2023

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NOTICE OF NIGHT WORK 

In order to expedite their Natural Gas Relocation Project, the City has approved Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) to close East Blithedale Avenue between Elm Avenue at Park School (west) and Elm Avenue (east) from May 15...

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Posted on: May 4, 2023

Downtown Project Construction Update - May 4, 2023

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LIMITED PARKING DOWNTOWN 

Throckmorton Ave and Miller Ave Monday, 5/4 to Wednesday, 5/10 - 7 AM – 4 PM (no work on the weekend).To keep workers and the public safe, we highly recommend avoiding driving through the paving operations and enjoying wa...

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Posted on: April 27, 2023

East Blithedale Construction Update - April 27, 2023

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This season's wet weather has presented many challenges throughout Mill Valley and has given our construction team unexpected complications for our East Blithedale Avenue Project. However, we are pleased to report that, even with 13 atmospheric rivers, un...

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Posted on: April 20, 2023

Downtown Project Construction Update - April 20, 2023

Downtown Project

Work Completed:

  • New sidewalk, and curb ramp bulb out at Equator Coffee’s corner.
  • New curb and gutter along Miller from Equator Coffee to Urban Remedy. 
  • New curb and gutter and form for new sidewalks at the Depot Plaza corner.
  • Backfill Lytton Square m...
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Posted on: April 13, 2023

East Blithedale Construction Update - April 13, 2023

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April 2023: Project Update (Weather Dependent)

This season's wet weather has presented many challenges throughout Mill Valley and has given our construction team unexpected complications for our East Blithedale Avenue Project. However, we are pleased to re...

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Posted on: April 6, 2023

Downtown Project Construction Update - April 6, 2023

Downtown Project

Work Completed:

  • Demo sidewalk and form new curb and gutter at Equator Coffee’s corner.
  • Install a new storm drain manhole at Equator Coffee’s corner.
  • Concrete sidewalk, curb ramp bulb out, and median island crosswalk at Throckmorton and Bernard.
  • Demo sidewalk,...
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Posted on: March 17, 2023

Sycamore Avenue Paving Plan

Paving Sycamore Avenue will restore the pavement, improve ride quality and enjoyment of the neighborhood.

What is happening:

Work crews will work on Sycamore Avenue in two stages. The road will be fully closed while each stage is being worked on. Constructi...

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Posted on: September 26, 2022

Don't Leave Your Leaves!

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With Winter fast approaching we can expect to see the familiar layer of leaves on the ground – it’s time to break out the rakes and bins! While cleaning up leaves keeps our living spaces clean and tidy, it is also a big part of our win...

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Posted on: March 24, 2022

Should it go Down the Drain?

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Pouring cooking fats, oil, or grease down the drain can clog your plumbing, create blockages in our sewers, and enter our waterways. Several everyday ingredients can also create blockages. Be kitchen sink smart to prevent plumbing and sewer disasters!

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Posted on: March 10, 2022

Keep the Sidewalks Safe and Clear!

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With Spring around the corner, growing vegetation left unattended may grow into the right of way and could lead to sidewalk hazards. Residents are required to regularly trim their trees and bushes that front sidewalks. Vegetation that becomes overgrown an...

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Posted on: December 9, 2021

Get Ready for Winter Weather and Help Prevent Flooding in Your Neighborhood

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In our fall leaves article, we reminded community members to clean up leaves on your property by putting them in your green bin instead of sweeping leaves into the street.  This good habit not only reduces fire fuels during fire season, but more ...

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