The Department of Public Works (DPW) is involved in the planning, design, and construction of infrastructure projects within the unincorporated areas of San Mateo County. Our mission is to provide the public with safe, accessible roads and structures that make their communities more livable.
Listed below is a list of featured DPW projects. See also:
Plan and execute a coordinated county-wide flood emergency preparedness and response program, in collaboration with the Sheriff's Office of Emergency Services. Project includes public outreach and training, upgrade and expansion of the flood warning system, and the creation of updated and new planning documents that address site-specific and county-wide flood hazards.... ViewView County Flood Warning System Upgrade and Installation
Evaluating possible roadway configuration alternatives along sections of Santa Cruz Avenue and Alameda de las Pulgas to determine safety and connectivity improvements.... ViewView Santa Cruz Avenue Corridor Study
Reconfiguring Middlefield Road between Pacific Ave and Fifth Ave from a four-lane, two-way roadway to a three-lane roadway with parallel parking, bike lanes, and wider sidewalks.... ViewView Middlefield Road Improvement Project
County crews are repairing various sites which incurred storm damage over the 2016/17 winter season. The damage sites for which preliminary repair strategies have been developed include Gazos Creek Road, Old La Honda Road, Alpine Road, Mirada Road, Entrada Way, Portola Road and Capistrano Road.... ViewView Winter Storm Damage Repairs