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Maintenance & Operations
Structures maintained by crews include:
Bulkhead retain walls
Inspected bi-annually by federal mandate (161 bridges)
Performed by Public Works Engineering.
Maintenance/repairs/replacement require permits determined by "fish window".
Agency Coordination for Maintenance/Repair/Replacement
Requires coordination with the County habitat biologist and fish and wildlife personnel for permitting.
Identification and relocation of utilities occur in cooperation with the utility companies.
Different standards and types of guardrail are currently in use.
Inventory is maintained by location, length, type and condition.
Repairs are scheduled so there is minimal impact to ferry customers.
Driving Directions to Maintenance and Operations
Road Maintenance Service Request Form
Road Closures & Restrictions
Snow Response Policy (PDF)
Surface Drainage Management
Weather Emergencies Winter Tips
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