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Posted on: September 13, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Franklin Canyon Road Safety Improvement Project

Contra Costa County Public Works to Begin Construction on the 

Franklin Canyon Road Safety Improvement Project


September 13, 2023, Martinez, CA– Contra Costa County Public Works will install a new centerline rumble strip with traffic striping and pavement markers to improve traffic safety on Franklin Canyon Road from Cummings Skyway to Dutra Road. Work will begin on Monday, September 18, 2023, through Friday, October 20, 2023, barring unforeseen circumstances. Work will occur between 7:00 am-5:00 pm, Monday through Friday, weather permitting. Restrictions will be in place to minimize impacts to drivers during commute hours. Message boards are posted to advise drivers of the scheduled work.


Funding for this project is provided by Gas Tax (SB1 Road Repair and Accountability Act) and Highway Safety Improvement Program (HSIP). For more information regarding this work, visit:


Work Area MapFranklin Canyon Road Improvement Project Map

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: Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram @cccpublicworks.


Contact:    Construction Status: Robert Nelson, 925.595.5992

Project Status: Randolf Sanders, 925.818.3756

Media Inquiries: Kelly Kalfsbeek, 925.313.2115

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