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Public Works will re-open our front counter to the public on July 6 and start providing some modified services.  Our hours will be 8 – 5, with closure from 12 – 1:30 for sanitation. Masks are mandatory in our building, and we ask that you adhere to physical distancing protocol. We will have limited services at our front counter and will not be accepting drop in meetings.  Please contact 805-781-5252 to make an appointment with staff.  Bus passes can be purchased at the Kiosk on the corner of Osos and Palm or by phone via Follow us on Twitter @SLOCountyPWD for the latest updates.

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Contact Public Works via web form, email, or call us at (805) 781-5252.

Road Maintenance Requests

Who can use this service?

Anyone can use this service.

What is the process?

Step 1: Verify a County Roadway

Verify the sign, streetlight, or roadway is maintained by The County. Lists of each of these items are provided below.

Step 2: Fill out Form

Road Work Request
This request should be used for work requested on Roads, Trees, Traffic, and Signs on COUNTY MAINTAINED ROADS.
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Is there a charge for this service?

This service is provided free of charge.

When and where is this service offered?

For questions, comments, or requests during business hours - Monday-Friday 8AM-5PM - please contact the Public Works Department at (805) 781-5252 or use the Contact Us form.

For emergency requests, requests on weekends, evenings, and holidays please contact the California Highway Patrol at (805) 593-3333.

Location, directions and hours of operation

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Public Works Main Office

Monday - Friday 8-5

976 Osos Street Room 206 San Luis Obispo, CA 93408

Tel: (805) 781-5252

Fax: (805) 781-1229

Frequently Asked Questions

Which roads are maintained by the County?

Please view the County Maintained Road List for a list of roadways maintained by The County.

Which signals are maintained by the County?
Main St at Pineknolls Dr (Cambria)
Las Tablas Rd at Bennett Way (Templeton)
Main St at Vineyard Dr (Templeton)
San Luis Bay Dr at Avila Beach Dr (Avila Beach)
Avila Beach Dr at First St (Avila Beach)
Los Osos Valley Rd at Foothill Blvd (San Luis Obispo)
Los Osos Valley Rd at South Bay Blvd (Los Osos)
Los Osos Valley Rd at Doris Ave (Los Osos)
Los Osos Valley Rd at Ninth St (Los Osos)
Los Osos Valley Rd at Tenth St (Los Osos)
Los Osos Valley Rd at Palisades Ave (Los Osos)
South Bay Blvd at Santa Ysabel Ave (Los Osos)
South Bay Blvd at El Moro Ave (Los Osos)
South Bay Blvd at Nipomo Ave (Los Osos)
Tefft St at Thompson Ave (Nipomo)
Tefft St at Mary Ave (Nipomo)
Tefft St at Orchard Ave (Nipomo)
Tefft St at Pomeroy Rd (Nipomo)
Tefft St at Oakglen Ave (Nipomo)
Orchard Ave at Division St (Nipomo)
Willow Rd at Pomeroy Rd (Nipomo)
Thompson Ave at Titan Way (Nipomo)
Which streetlights are maintained by the County?

The County does not maintain streetlights in San Luis Obispo County. For Outages or other problems please report directly to PG&E via their website or by calling 1-800-743-5000.

Contact Public Works via web form, email, or call us at (805) 781-5252.