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Posted on: August 29, 2017

Diablo Aviator, Contra Costa County Airports’ Newsletter

The summer edition of the Diablo Aviator, Contra Costa County Airports’ Newsletter, is now available on the Airport website at the following link: http://www.cccounty.us/DocumentCenter/View/46859. Airports staff encourages you to stay in touch w...

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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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Learning to Fly video link. Airport

Posted on: August 31, 2017

Contra Costa County offers roster of cooling centers

The Contra Costa County Health Services Department has published a list of more than a dozen cooling centers countywide for seniors and people with disabilities.

The agency advises people to call ahead first to confirm the sites ...

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Additional Info... Board of Supervisors District V

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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Podcast Flood Control & Water Conservation District
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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Additional Info... Flood Control & Water Conservation District

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Posted on: September 19, 2017

Missed the Board of Supervisors Meeting?

If you wanted to watch the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors meeting and missed it, you can see it in its entirety starting at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday. You can also view meetings online the same week they are held, usually within 48 hours.  ...

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Posted on: August 22, 2017

Deadline Approaching for the 2017 Arts Recognition Awards Nominations

Contra Costa County's Arts and Culture Commission will be honoring those who have made a significant artistic or philanthropic contribution to the community.  You can submit a nomination for the annual Arts Recognition Awards through September 28...

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Posted on: September 18, 2017

Missed Veterans' Voices? Catch our replay on CCTV

This month's edition of Veterans' Voices focused on the new Veteran Treatment Court option in Contra Costa County.   Our hosts also had a compelling discussion with Vietnam Veteran Karl Marlantes who is featured in the new PBS documentary The Vie...

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Posted on: September 12, 2017

Retired Judge Diana Becton Appointed as Interim District Attorney

The Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors appointed Judge Diana Becton to serve as the Interim District Attorney after public interviews took place September 12, 2017.

Supervisors interviewed each of the five finalist applicants during a public meeting,...

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Posted on: September 20, 2017

September 20: Morgan Territory Road Repair Project Schedule Update

The project schedule has been revised for project completion in mid-November. The schedule revision is due to several factors. More rock was encountered during the pile drilling operations than anticipated and additional drainage improvements are being in...

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Morgan Territory Road Updates
Posted on: September 15, 2017

September 15: Morgan Territory Road Repair Project Update

Last week, the contractor completed installation of the soil anchors at the uphill retaining wall. This week the work shifted to the construction of the downhill stitch pile retaining wall. The downhill retaining wall includes the installation of 36-inch ...

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Morgan Territory Road Updates
Posted on: September 7, 2017

September 7, 2017: Morgan Territory Road Repair Project Update

This past week, the contractor completed the drilling operation for the horizontal soil anchors (total 30) at the uphill retaining wall. The work involved drilling a 6 inch diameter hole extending approximately 60 feet from the face of the retaining wall....

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Morgan Territory Road Updates
Posted on: August 29, 2017

August 29: Morgan Territory Slide Repair Project Update

The slide repair project continues to move forward on schedule with completion projected in mid-October. This past week the County's contractor installed most of the concrete lagging between the soldier piles forming the face of the uphill retaining wall....

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Posted on: August 23, 2017

August 23: Morgan Territory Slide Repair Project Update

The slide repair project continues to move forward on schedule with completion in mid-October. The County's contractor completed installation of the 32 soldier steel piles which are the foundation for the uphill retaining wall. The pictures below show the...

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Morgan Territory Road Updates
Posted on: August 18, 2017

August 18: Alternate Access Road Work Completed

The surface treatment on the alternate access road was completed today. Speed bumps were installed in an effort to control speeds on the newly paved surface. Please follow the posted speed limit of 15 miles per hour. Public Works will continue to perform ...

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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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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

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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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Morgan Territory Road Updates
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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Morgan Territory Road Updates
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: September 12, 2017

Arlington Avenue Road Work

The work will occur between September 14 and October 13.

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Posted on: September 6, 2017

Hemme Station Park Ribbon Cutting

Alamo residents and travelers on the Iron Horse Trail will soon be able to enjoy a new trailside park, located at the corner of Danville Boulevard and Hemme Avenue.   A September 23 Ribbon Cutting will unveil the new train-themed park, which has ...

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Posted on: September 5, 2017

San Pablo Dam Road Work

Contra Costa County Public Works Department will perform work on San Pablo Dam Road from Bear Creek Road to Appian Way, from September 11 through September 28, 2017. The work will occur Monday through Thursday between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. ...

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Posted on: August 30, 2017

Marsh Creek Road Work Scheduled September 5 - October 5

Contra Costa County Public Works Department will perform work on Marsh Creek Road from Deer Valley Road to the Clayton City limits, from September 5 through October 5, 2017. The work will occur Monday through Thursday between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:...

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Posted on: August 25, 2017

Camino Diablo closure from Main Street to Byron Highway

The closure from August 29 - September 28 is required for the construction of upgrades to the railroad crossing.

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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

Contra Costa County Public Works Department will close Canal Road/Alves Lane at the Contra Costa Canal bridge approximately 0.5 miles west of Bailey Road in the Bay Point Area for five months while the existing bridge is replaced with a new concrete bridg...

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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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Posted on: September 4, 2017

2017-18 Property Tax Postponement Applications Now Available

California’s Property Tax Postponement (PTP) Program, administered by California State Controller's Office, allows homeowners who are seniors, are blind, or have a disability and who meet income, equity, and other requirements to postpone paymen...

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