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2020

Public Workshop on Sustainable Groundwater Management and Planning for the Arroyo Grande Subbasin on December 15, 2020
Date: 12/10/2020 3:47:23 PM
The County of San Luis Obispo and the City of Arroyo Grande are jointly developing a Groundwater Sustainability Plan (GSP) for the sustainable management of the Arroyo Grande Subbasin.
Road Slope Repair at Santa Rosa Creek Road Milepost 0.8, Cambria
Date: 12/31/2020 8:29:05 AM
The County of San Luis Obispo Department of Public Works will be performing roadway slope repair on Santa Rosa Creek Road approximately 0.8 miles east of Main Street in Cambria.  
Road Slope Repair at Turri Road Milepost 2.5, Los Osos
Date: 12/9/2020 11:02:16 AM
The County of San Luis Obispo Department of Public Works will be performing roadway slope repair on Turri Road approximately 2.5 miles northwest of Los Osos Valley Road near Los Osos, CA.
2020 Nacimiento Inline Valve Installation Project, San Luis Obispo
Date: 11/25/2020 1:52:09 PM
The County of San Luis Obispo Department of Public Works will begin installation of isolation valves at three locations along the Nacimiento Water Pipeline.
Extend Fiberoptic Communications through the Nacimiento Water Project System, San Luis Obispo
Date: 11/13/2020 2:22:04 PM
The County of San Luis Obispo Department of Public Works will start construction on a project to extend fiberoptic communication lines to County facilities in San Luis Obispo.
2019-20 Asphalt Overlay Various North County Roads Project
Date: 11/12/2020 11:56:45 AM
The County of San Luis Obispo Department of Public Works will begin an asphalt paving project to rehabilitate the pavement on various roads in the North County.
New County-Wide ‘Central Coast Clean’ Campaign Targets Litter
Date: 11/30/2020 11:36:57 AM
Representatives from the SLO County Integrated Waste Management Authority, the incorporated cities and the County launch the ‘Central Coast Clean’ anti-littering campaign.
Roadway Slope Repair at Prefumo Canyon Road Milepost 3.5, San Luis Obispo.
Date: 11/9/2020 1:54:21 PM
The County of San Luis Obispo Department of Public Works will be performing roadway slope repair on Prefumo Canyon Road near mile post 3.5 in San Luis Obispo.
Conversion of Drinking Water Disinfectant to Free Chlorine for the Five-Cities Area
Date: 10/23/2020 10:56:05 AM
The County of San Luis Obispo Department of Public Works will change the disinfectant to free chlorine in the Lopez Project water distribution system from October 28, 2020, through November 19, 2020.
County of San Luis Obispo New Animal Services Facility
Date: 11/5/2020 5:04:48 PM
The County of San Luis Obispo Department of Public Works will be starting construction on vacant land to the east of the Woods Humane Society on Oklahoma Avenue at the County Operations Center (COC) off of State Highway 1.
Road Work on West 10th Street in San Miguel
Date: 10/16/2020 4:55:53 PM
The County of San Luis Obispo Department of Public Works will be applying a surface treatment to West 10th Street in San Miguel from Cemetery Road to Pear Valley Way.
Cleanup at Midtown Restoration Site in the Community of Los Osos
Date: 10/9/2020 2:11:12 PM
The County of San Luis Obispo will begin a multi-departmental effort next week to relocate unsheltered community members living in an unauthorized encampment in Los Osos. The County will then clean and restore the site to protect natural habitat resources, as required by regulatory agreements.
Energy Efficiency Day 2020
Date: 9/23/2020 3:07:02 PM
Improving Energy Efficiency - Public Works
Road Slope Repair at Cayucos Creek Road Milepost 1.2 and 2.8, Cayucos
Date: 9/16/2020 1:34:03 PM
The County of San Luis Obispo Department of Public Works will be performing roadway slope repair at two locations on Cayucos Creek Road approximately 1.2 and 2.8 miles northeast of Birch Street in Cayucos.
Storm Damage Repair on Prefumo Canyon Road in San Luis Obispo
Date: 9/3/2020 1:11:15 PM
The County of San Luis Obispo Department of Public Works will begin repairing a storm damage site on Prefumo Canyon Road near mile post 4.9 in San Luis Obispo.
Road Closures on North River Road at Huerhuero Creek in Paso Robles
Date: 9/2/2020 10:43:10 AM
The County of San Luis Obispo Department of Public Works will perform bridge repairs on North River Road at Huerhuero Creek. Work is scheduled for September 22, 2020, through September 24, 2020, between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.
Upcoming Public Meetings on Sustainable Groundwater Management and Planning for the San Luis Obispo Valley Groundwater Basin
Date: 9/1/2020 9:50:22 AM
The County of San Luis Obispo in partnership with the City of San Luis Obispo and the Groundwater Sustainability Commission (GSC) invite basin pumpers and interested community members to join two online public meetings on the development of a Groundwater Sustainability Plan (GSP) for the San Luis Obispo Valley Groundwater Basin (SLO Basin).
Roadway Slope Repair at Suey Creek Road Milepost 1.75, Nipomo
Date: 8/26/2020 3:20:46 PM
The County of San Luis Obispo Department of Public Works will be performing a roadway slope repair on Suey Creek Road approximately 1.75 miles north of Highway 166 near Nipomo, CA.
Roadway Slope Repair at Upper Los Berros Road Milepost 0.70, Nipomo
Date: 8/25/2020 2:28:10 PM
The County of San Luis Obispo Department of Public Works will be performing a roadway slope repair on Upper Los Berros Road approximately 0.70 miles east of N Dana Foothill Road in Nipomo, CA.
Price Canyon Road Maintenance Work in Edna
Date: 8/20/2020 4:54:45 PM
The County of San Luis Obispo Department of Public Works will be performing maintenance work on Price Canyon Road from Corral de Piedra Road to the bridge located approximately 600 feet north of the intersection.
Asphalt Overlay Paving and Sidewalk Improvements in Oceano
Date: 8/3/2020 11:01:13 AM
The County of San Luis Obispo Department of Public Works will begin an asphalt paving project, including upgrades to sidewalks, gutters and accessible curb ramps in Oceano at the following locations:
Online Community Meeting for the Adelaida Area Groundwater Study
Date: 7/28/2020 2:45:17 PM
The San Luis Obispo County Flood Control and Water Conservation District is coordinating with the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and the Upper Salinas-Las Tablas Resource Conservation District (RCD) to conduct a groundwater study in the Adelaida area west of the City of Paso Robles.
Road Slope Repair at Toro Creek Road Milepost 1.9
Date: 8/3/2020 4:15:34 PM
The County of San Luis Obispo Department of Public Works will be performing roadway slope repair on Toro Creek Road approximately 1.9 miles east of Highway 1 north of Morro Bay.
Roadway Slope Repair at San Simeon Creek Road Milepost 4.4, Cambria
Date: 7/21/2020 11:12:31 AM
The County of San Luis Obispo Department of Public Works will be performing roadway slope repair at San Simeon Creek Road approximately 4.4 miles east of Highway 1 in Cambria.
SLO County Energizes Dairy Creek Golf Course & Dept. of Social Services Solar Projects with ForeFront Power
Date: 7/14/2020 1:37:46 PM
The County of San Luis Obispo completes first solar projects with ForeFront Power.
2019-2020 Surface Treatment Various North County Roads
Date: 7/8/2020 8:26:28 AM
The County of San Luis Obispo Department of Public Works will begin applying an asphalt micro-surfacing treatment on streets west of Paso Robles at the following locations:
Arroyo Grande Creek Flood Improvement Construction in Oceano
Date: 7/7/2020 11:35:33 AM
The San Luis Obispo County Flood Control and Water Conservation District has begun Phase II of construction of the Arroyo Grande Creek Waterway Management Program (AG Creek WMP).
Installation of an All-Way Stop on Los Berros Road at Southbound US 101 Off-Ramp in Nipomo
Date: 7/10/2020 8:38:00 AM
The County of San Luis Obispo Department of Public Works will be installing an all-way stop control at the intersection of Los Berros Road and the southbound US 101 Highway off-ramp.
Road Closure at Burton Drive in Cambria
Date: 6/19/2020 10:26:02 AM
The County of San Luis Obispo Department of Public Works will begin repairing a storm damage site on Burton Drive between Eton Road and Village Lane.
Road Slope Repair at Santa Rosa Creek Road Milepost 5.9, Cambria
Date: 6/10/2020 3:09:02 PM
The County of San Luis Obispo Department of Public Works will be performing roadway slope repair at Santa Rosa Creek Road approximately 5.9 miles east of Main Street in Cambria.
Two Day Closure of Cottontail Creek Road at Cottontail Creek in Cayucos
Date: 7/31/2020 10:00:00 AM
The County of San Luis Obispo Department of Public Works will close Cottontail Creek Road in order to perform bridge maintenance work approximately 2.7 miles west of Old Creek Road. The road will be closed on August 24, 2020, and August 25, 2020.
Upcoming Public Meetings on Sustainable Groundwater Management and Planning for the San Luis Obispo Valley Groundwater Basin
Date: 6/3/2020 11:05:58 AM
The County of San Luis Obispo in partnership with the City of San Luis Obispo and the Groundwater Sustainability Commission (GSC) invite basin pumpers and interested community members to join two online public meetings on the development of a Groundwater Sustainability Plan (GSP) for the San Luis Obispo Valley Groundwater Basin (SLO Basin).
Bridge Maintenance Updates – Villa Creek Road, Cayucos and Pippin Lane, See Canyon
Date: 5/18/2020 2:29:16 PM
On Wednesday April 29, 2020, Public Works was contacted by Caltrans regarding Villa Creek Road Bridge 2 (4292-BR2) and by CalFire regarding Pippin Lane Bridge 1 (2086-BR1). Both bridges had damage to the 12” by 12” timber cap beams that support the bridge girders and deck.
Expanded No Parking Zone - South Side of The Pike Between Tamera Drive and Twenty Fourth Street in Arroyo Grande
Date: 5/8/2020 2:53:43 PM
The County of San Luis Obispo Department of Public Works and the City of Arroyo Grande have expanded the existing No Parking zone along the south side of The Pike from Tamera Drive, easterly to, and including Twenty Fourth Street.
County Operations Center Solar Field
Date: 5/7/2020 4:17:34 PM
The County of San Luis Obispo Department of Public Works will begin construction of a 1.2-megawatt solar field on the parcel of land at the end of Oklahoma Avenue and east of the Woods Humane Society building at the County Operations Center (COC).
Closure of Pippin Lane at See Canyon Creek in Avila Beach
Date: 5/1/2020 2:26:49 PM
The County of San Luis Obispo Department of Public Works has closed Pippin Lane approximately 250 feet north of See Canyon Road until further notice.
Road Slope Repair at Burton Drive
Date: 5/26/2020 3:49:31 PM
The County of San Luis Obispo Department of Public Works will be performing roadway slope repair at Burton Drive between Rodeo Grounds Road and Village Lane in Cambria.
Single Lane Restriction, Villa Creek Road Bridge at Villa Creek In Cayucos
Date: 4/30/2020 3:44:21 PM
The County of San Luis Obispo Department of Public Works has restricted the Villa Creek Road Bridge at Villa Creek approximately 1.7 miles north of Highway 1 to a single lane of travel with stop signs on both ends of the bridge.
New Water Storage Tanks Project, Cayucos
Date: 4/29/2020 11:42:10 AM
The County of San Luis Obispo Department of Public Works will begin construction for two new water storage tanks to improve water service reliability, fire flow, and fire storage to meet current compliance standards.
County Officials Reaffirm Tap Water is Safe to Drink and Use
Date: 4/27/2020 3:22:17 PM
Tap water is not at risk from COVID-19.
Bridge Repairs, Templeton Road at Salinas River in Templeton
Date: 4/22/2020 9:27:23 AM
The County of San Luis Obispo Department of Public Works will perform bridge repairs to the Templeton Road Bridge at the Salinas River on April 27, 2020 through May 8, 2020.
Salinas River Flowing “Live Stream”
Date: 4/10/2020 3:11:29 PM
On Monday, April 6, 2020, the County of San Luis Obispo Department of Public Works confirmed the Salinas River was flowing a “Live Stream” from the Salinas Reservoir Dam (Santa Margarita Lake) to the Nacimiento River junction, north of the San Luis Obispo County line.
Postponed Upcoming Public Workshop on Sustainable Groundwater Management and Planning for the San Luis Obispo Valley Groundwater Basin
Date: 3/30/2020 4:08:13 PM
In order to minimize any potential spread of the coronavirus and be in compliance with County and State directives, the San Luis Obispo Valley Groundwater Basin Groundwater Sustainability Plan Public Workshop #2 scheduled for April 8, 2020 has been postponed until further notice.
Canceled Ribbon-Cutting Ceremonies: Estrella River Bridge Rehabilitation Project at Whitley Gardens, and the New Bridge At Geneseo Road and Huerhuero Creek, North Of Creston
Date: 3/18/2020 4:31:17 PM
In order to minimize any potential spread of the coronavirus, the County of San Luis Obispo Department of Public Works is postponing both ribbon-cutting events scheduled for Friday, March 27.
Paving in Oceano to Begin Soon in Order to Reduce Flooding
Date: 3/17/2020 3:31:07 PM
The County of San Luis Obispo Department of Public Works will begin paving streets as part of the drainage improvements near the intersection of Highway 1 and 13th Street in Oceano.
Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the Estrella River Bridge Rehabilitation Project, Whitley Gardens
Date: 3/13/2020 10:08:31 AM
The County of San Luis Obispo Department of Public Works invites the community to the ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the completion of the Estrella River Bridge Rehabilitation Project.
Upcoming Public Meetings on Sustainable Groundwater Management and Planning for the San Luis Obispo Valley Groundwater Basin
Date: 3/5/2020 3:34:15 PM
The County of San Luis Obispo in partnership with the City of San Luis Obispo and the Groundwater Sustainability Commission (GSC) invite basin pumpers and interested community members to attend the following two public meetings on the development of a Groundwater Sustainability Plan (GSP) for the San Luis Obispo Valley Groundwater Basin (SLO Basin).
Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the New Bridge on Geneseo Road at Huerhuero Creek, North of Creston
Date: 3/6/2020 10:00:00 AM
The County of San Luis Obispo Department of Public Works (Public Works) invites the community to a ribbon cutting ceremony for the completed Geneseo Road at Huerhuero Creek Bridge.
Linne and Estrella Roads Guardrail Replacement – Paso Robles and San Miguel
Date: 2/27/2020 3:41:03 PM
The County of San Luis Obispo Department of Public Works will be replacing the bridge approach guardrails on Linne Road at the intersection of Dresser Ranch Road in Paso Robles and on Estrella Road at the intersection of Hog Canyon Road in San Miguel, as part of the 2018/19 Overlay Project.
Drainage Improvements on Main Street Between 4th and 5th Streets in Templeton
Date: 2/4/2020 3:18:34 PM
The County of San Luis Obispo Department of Public Works is repairing the drainage on Main Street in Templeton.
Notice of Release of the San Luis Obispo Integrated Regional Water Management Plan Public Draft
Date: 2/19/2020 11:15:49 AM
Members of the public are invited to provide comment on the San Luis Obispo County Integrated Regional Water Management (IRWM) Plan public draft published on February 19, 2020. The draft review period will be 30 days. Public comments will be accepted until March 20, 2020.

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