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Posted on: January 20, 2023

(Updated 2/19/24) Road Closures & Storm Safety Resources

Contra Costa County Public Works Current Road/Lane Closures and Storm Safety Preparedness Tips, Tools and  Resources

Tree on Pinehurst Rd 2 19 24Photo of  fallen tree on Pinehurst Road

Temporary Road Closures:

(Updated) February, 19, 2024 (8: 05 pm) - Pinehurst Rd has been cleared of debris and is now reopened to all traffic between Canyon Rd & Skyline Blvd. Thank you for your patience. Please drive carefully and stay safe!

For updates on temporary road closures, projects & other important information follow us on X @cccpublicworks.

Long-Term Road/Lane Closures

For information on current long-term road/lane closures on county-maintained roads in unincorporated Contra Costa County visit our road and lane closures page 

Please avoid these areas and limit traveling during stormy weather, unless necessary, due to localized flooding, downed trees, and hazardous situations. Do not attempt to cross flooded roads - driving, riding or walking.  We also advise residents to stay out of the creeks and flood control channels.


Storm Preparation/Safety Tools & Resources

  • For information regarding collection and reporting of rain and stream gauge data from District gauges, we recommend the following sites:

For winter storm preparedness tips & resources-including flood forecasting tools:   www.contracosta.ca.gov/Stormprep

County Public Works Maintenance maintain sandbag stations and continue to replenish sand and sandbags in anticipation of future storm events. Sand & sandbags are free, please bring a shovel. To find your nearest sandbag station visit: www.contracosta.ca.gov/sandbags 

County Public Works Maintenance road crews maintain the storm drain inlets through a program of annual inspection and cleaning.  To report a clogged catch basin or drainage inlet, in unincorporated Contra Costa County, please call the Public Works Maintenance Division at 925-313-7000 during work hours and after hours call Sheriff’s Dispatch at 925-646-2441. To report service issues/request services through our web-based customer portal visit: www.contracosta.ca.gov/pwcustomerportal For a list of services provided visit: www.contracosta.ca.gov/requestservices  

 

About Contra Costa County Public Works Department:

Contra Costa County Public Works Department (CCCPWD) maintains over 660 miles of roads, 150 miles of streams, channels and other drainage and over 150 County buildings throughout Contra Costa County. CCCPWD provides services such as Parks and Recreation, Sandbag Distribution and Flood Control throughout unincorporated areas of Contra Costa County. CCCPWD operates two airports, Buchanan Field Airport in Concord and Byron Airport in Byron. For more information about CCCPWD, please visit us at www.cccpublicworks.org 

 

Contact: Kelly Kalfsbeek 925.313.2115, 925.723.2382

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