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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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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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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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Posted on: October 20, 2017

Help Guide the East County Fire Protection District: Board of Directors Openings

Two seats need to be filled beginning in February for the Board of Directors that governs the East Contra Costa County Fire Protection District.  This is a critical time for the District, and we encourage interested applicants to find out more an...

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Posted on: October 20, 2017

Vacancy on the Public Law Library Board of Trustees

The public law library is one of the best kept secrets -- it's a resource that is worth exploring!  The Board of Trustees for the law library has a vacancy, and if you'd like to serve, you can apply online.  Find out more in the news rel...

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Posted on: September 22, 2017

Save the Date: Veterans Day Recognition, Tuesday, November 7

Contra Costa County pays tribute each November to the veterans in our community who have sacrificed so much for us all.  Mark your calendar and plan to attend this year's ceremony - it will be followed by a color guard pass and review.

If you are ...

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Posted on: October 17, 2017

Missed Veterans' Voices? Watch Online or on CCTV

October's edition of Veterans' Voices featured an honest dialogue about the experiences veterans have with the VA.  An authentic look at all sides of the issue, it's worth watching again.  Catch us online or on a CCTV replay.

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Posted on: October 20, 2017

October 20: Morgan Territory Road Repair Project Update

During the last week, the County’s contractor completed the earthwork between the retaining walls. This work included installation of subsurface drainage. The installation of the new 8” waterline is anticipated to be completed by Octob...

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Posted on: October 13, 2017

October 13: Morgan Territory Road Repair Project Update

The County’s contractor for the Morgan Territory Road Slide Repair project is making good progress with the earthwork operation between the two retaining walls. The earthwork began on October 5 and includes excavation of the earth between the tw...

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Posted on: October 6, 2017

October 6: Morgan Territory Road Slide Repair Project Update

The contractor poured the concrete cap beam for the downhill retaining wall this week. The reinforced concrete cap beam is a 4'x4'x250' structural element that sets the top of the downhill retaining wall. The contractor also began installation of drainage...

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Posted on: September 29, 2017

September 29: Morgan Territory Road Slide Repair Project Update

This week the contractor completed drilling the foundation piles for the downslope retaining wall. The downhill retaining wall includes the installation of 36 inch diameter cast-in-drilled-hole reinforced concrete piles to depth of approximately 57 feet (...

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Morgan Territory Road Updates
Posted on: September 22, 2017

September 22: Morgan Territory Road Repair Project Update

Repair Project:

We received several questions about the repair project that we want to clarify.

The new road width will have 27.5 feet of pavement between the concrete railings. The previous paved width was approximately 20 feet.

We expect that the retaining...

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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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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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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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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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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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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: October 16, 2017

Board of Supervisors Endorse $4.9 Million in Road Fixes

Contra Costa County Supervisors Endorse $4.9 Million in Fixes

Local Projects Will Improve Safety, Extend Road Life

Counties and cities throughout California are putting together their wish lists for use of funds from the recently passed Road Repair and Acco...

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Posted on: October 12, 2017

Traffic Advisory for Highway 4

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will activate ramp metering on Route 4 in Contra Costa County beginning October 17, 2017.  Click here to get the full press release.

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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: 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: October 16, 2017

Notice of Current Property Taxes Due

The FIRST INSTALLMENT of 2017-2018 taxes is due and payable on November 1, 2017, and will become delinquent if not paid by 5 p.m. on December 10, 2017; thereafter a 10% penalty will be added. The SECOND INSTALLMENT is due on February 1, 2018 and will beco...

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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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