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:
The Project involves repair of a 35-foot-long section of embankment on Alpine Road that was unsupported due to the recent movement of the embankment towards the creek. Embankment was reconstructed using rock, soil, and bioengineering methods.... View moreView Alpine Slip-out Repair Project
Pursuant to Executive Order N-54-20, signed April 22, 2020, and Executive Order N-80-20, signed September 23, 2020, requirements for filing, noticing, and posting of CEQA documents with county clerk offices have been modified. Information regarding these orders and relevant CEQA notices from the County can be found here.... View moreView California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Postings
Construction of approximately 0.86 miles of accessible 8-foot wide asphalt concrete trail with two-foot wide decomposed granite shoulders, and including a pedestrian bridge, a soldier pile and lagging retaining wall and vehicular barrier, and various raised trail crossings at street intersections.... View moreView Midcoast Multi-Modal Trail Improvements Project
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.... View moreView County Flood Warning System Upgrade and Installation