Friday, August 6, 2010
The annual Marin Century bike rides, the bigggest participatory event in the county, will roll out from Vallecito School (onto Las Gallinas) in San Rafael on Saturday. Some 2,700 cyclists will hit the roads of Marin County roads for short periods of time, to accommodate the Marin Century riders. From 7am to 10am, the westbound lane of Lucas Valley Road---from west of Westgate to Big Rock will be closed. And, from 8am to 11am, the northbound lane of Point Reyes-Petaluma Road will be closed from north of Nicasio Valley Road to the top of Rocky Hill. Careful Out There !
Posted by Ray Lorber at 12:35 PM
Wednesday, August 4, 2010
Listed below is an article from the IJ. The article refers to the repaving of Lucas Valley Road from Las Gallinas Avenue to Los Gamos Road.
This repaving project is not part of the Safe Passage along Lucas Valley Road Project. This repaving was previously planned for July of 2009 and has been delayed till now.
The Safe Passage Project is scheduled for completion in 2012. Engineering studies are expected to begin in January 2011. There will be public discussion of the Safe Passage Project prior to the begin of work.
Mark your calendar - Saturday, September 25, Coastal Cleanup Day, will be the next quarterly cleanup day for the Safe Passage along Lucas Valley Road Project.
Ghilotti Bros. wins county bike project contract
Posted: 08/03/2010 04:11:25 PM PDT
Ernest Klock, county principal engineer, noted Ghilotti Bros. was low bidder among five firms vying for the job, with a high bid of $382,000 submitted by CF Contracting of Fairfax.
Bike lane asphalt widening, striping and signing in along Atherton Avenue in Novato will include a stretch from Highway 37 to 730 feet east of Olive Drive, and from Armstrong Road and Binford Road to Bugeia Lane.
Signing and striping for bike lanes will proceed at:
- Donahue Street: Highway 101 offramp for 0.2 miles.
- Lucas Valley Road: Los Gamos Road to Las Gallinas Road.
- Kent Avenue: Poplar Avenue to the county limits.
- Novato Boulevard: Point Reyes-Petaluma Road to the city limits.
- Seminary Drive: Ricardo Road to Gilbert Drive.
County supervisors routinely approved the contract, as well as a $23,888 contingency fund to pay for any extras.
Contact Nels Johnson via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Posted by Ray Lorber at 4:01 PM