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Mayor Sashi McEntee: June 5 Statement

June 5, 2020 

I want to let you know that I hear you, and I thank you for sharing your heartfelt appeals for change. I thank you, Mill Valley, the community that I love, for stepping up in these challenging times.

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2020 Annual Pavement Rehabilitation - Notice of Roadway Construction

May 11, 2020 

Per the approved Five-year Pavement Plan, Maggiora & Ghilotti, Inc will begin construction on the above project on Monday, May 11, 2020. Improvements will include the construction of new curb ramps, full-width grind and replacement of the roadway pavement, additional pavement subgrade repairs, installation of roadway traffic signs, and restriping.

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Road Closures Week of 5/11

May 8, 2020 

Impacted Roads: Bolsa, Bigelow, Buena Vista, Cottage, Corte Madera, East Blithedale, Forrest, Gardner, Hill, Hillcrest, Keats, Kipling, Longfellow, Lovell, Manor, Marlin, Millay, Oakdale, Plymouth, Ralston, Robertson Terrace, Roque Moraes, Rowan, Shelley, Sunnyside, Throckmorton, Upland

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Road Closures Week of 5/4

April 30, 2020 

Impacted Roads: Corte Madera, Edgewood, Elaine Ethel, Gardner, Greenwood, Hillcrest, Hillside, Keats, Longfellow, Lovell, Marlin, Millay, Shelley, Summit, Throckmorton, Wainwright

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Road Closures Week of 4/13

April 10, 2020 

Impacted Roads: Alvarado, Blithedale Terrace, Cornelia, Cypress, East Blithedale, Elaine, Elridge, Ethel, Hazel, Manor, Miller, Ralston, Rowan, Summit, Sycamore, Via Van Dyke, West Blithedale, Woodbine

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Road Closures Week of 3/30

March 27, 2020 

Impacted Roads: Aster, Blithedale Terrace, Bradford, Catalpa, Cottage, Coronet, Edgewood, Elm, Hillside, Lincoln, Lovell, Magee, Manor, Millside, Plymouth, Stetson, Sycamore, Tamalpais, Throckmorton, West Blithedale

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Road Closures Week of 3/23

March 19, 2020 

Impacted Roads: Del Casa, Elm, Hillcrest, Keats, Kipling, King St, Lomita, Longfellow, Marlin, Manor, Miller, Middle, Millay, Oakdale, Ralston, Stanton, Summit, Underhill, Vasco

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Road Closures Week of 3/9

March 9, 2020 

Impacted Roads: Alta Vista, Bolsa, Catalpa, Del Casa, East Manor Dr, Ethel, Hazel, Miller Ave, Monte Vista, Oakdale, Plymouth Ave, Rose, Sycamore, Throckmorton Lane, Una Way, Valley Circle,

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Road Closures Week of 2/24

February 20, 2020 

Impacted Streets: Aster, Azalea, Bolsa, Buena Vista, Cornelia, Glen, Grove, Hillcrest, King, Lovell, Magee, Marion, Monte Vista, Nelson, Stanton, Summit, West Blithedale, Upper Alcatraz, Valley Circle

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Road Closures Week of 2/18

February 13, 2020 

Impacted Roads: Buena Vista, Cornelia,Circle, Crown, East Blithedale, Elm, Hill, Hillcrest, Heather, King St, Ryan, Oakdale, Upper Alcatraz, Via Van Dyke, West Blithedale

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Road Closures Week of 2/10

February 6, 2020 

Impacted Roads: Blithedale Terrace, Buena Vista, Carmelita, Ethel, Eldridge, Elm, Greenwood, Hill, Hillcrest, Hillside Heather, Hilarita, La Goma, Lincoln, Miller, Molino, Monte Vista, Montford, Nelson, Oakdale, Plymouth, Ralston, Sidney, Throckmorton, Upper Alcatraz, Walnut, Woodbine

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City Seeks Community Input on City Manager Recruitment

February 3, 2020 

We would like to invite Mill Valley community members to a Community Meeting on Monday, February 10, 2020 to provide feedback on what qualities they think the next City Manager should possess. The City Manager is appointed by the City Council and serves as the chief executive of the City.

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Road Closures Week of 1/21/2020

January 17, 2020 

Impacted Roads: Alta Vista, Bradford, Buena Vista, Circle, Cushing, Ethel, Hazel, Hillcrest, Hillside, Lomita, Marlin, Molino, Oakdale, Plymouth, Rose, Ryan, Shelley, Vasco

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Road Closures Week of 1/6/2020

January 3, 2020 

Impacted Roads:Barrie, Catalpa, Cypress, Edgewood, Eldridge, Ethel, Hazel, Hillside, Locust, Plymouth, Ralston, Rose, Ryan, Tamalpais, Throckmorton, Upper Alcatraz Place, Vista Linda

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Road Closures Week of 12/16

December 12, 2019 

Impacted Roads: Bolsa, Buena Vista, Edgewood, Florence, Hazel, Hillside, Janes, Magee, Miller, Molino, Montford, Ralston, Rose, Throckmorton, West Blithedale

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Road Closures Week of 12/2

November 27, 2019 

Impacted Roads: Almonte, Buena Vista, Cascade, Circle, Corte Madera, East Blithedale, East Manor, Edgewood, Fairway, Glen, Greenwood, Helens, Hill, Hillcrest, Molino, Mono, Oakdale, Presidio, Rogue Moraes, Sunnyside, Sycamore, Tamalpais, Throckmorton, Vista Linda

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Road Closures Week of 11/25

November 22, 2019 

Impacted Roads: Almonte, Buena Vista, Catalpa, Cascade, Corte Madera, East Manor, Ethel, Glen, Greenwood, Helens, Miller, Molino, Montford, Presidio, Ralston, Sycamore, Sunnyside, Tamalpais, Throckmorton, West Blithedale

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Road Closures Week of 11/18

November 14, 2019 

Impacted Roads: Buena Vista, Cascade, Cornelia, Edgewood, Hillcrest, Florence, Manor, Marion, Millay, Oakdale, Stanton, Summit, Sycamore, West Blithedale

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On Ramp Closures 10/21 - 10/27

October 16, 2019 

Caltrans will temporarily close various on ramps and connectors along northbound US-101 in Marin County to perform electrical work and install loop detectors over the existing roadway.

Caltrans will temporarily close various on ramps along northbound U.S.101 in Marin County to perform electrical work and pavement repair of the existing roadway.
Caltrans will temporarily close various on ramps along northbound U.S.101 in Marin County to perform electrical work and pavement repair of the existing roadway.
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Road Closures Week of 10/14

October 11, 2019 

Impacted Roads: Cascade, Coronet, Country Club, Elinor, Ethel, Florence, Helens Lee, Marion, Miller, Molino, Nelson, Ralston, Summit, Throckmorton, West Blithedale

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Fern Canyon Road Fire Update

October 9, 2019 

On Tuesday, October 8, 2019, at approximately 7:45 PM, Mill Valley Police Department was notified of possible fireworks activity on Fern Canyon Road in Mill Valley.

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Road Closures Week of 9/23

September 19, 2019 

Impacted Roads: Altamont, Birch, Cascade, Eldridge, Elm, Ethel, Florence, Forrest, Glen, Hueters, Janes, Miller, Ryan, Sunrise, Throckmorton, West Blithedale, Wildomar

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How Do I Sign Up for Public Safety Alerts?

September 16, 2019 

Here is what we recommend:

Public Safety Alerts are like Swiss Cheese - None of them are without holes. But if you opt in or are aware of multiple methods to receive alerts and find news, then the holes get smaller and you have a greater chance of being informed in an emergency.

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Arrested Felon in Possession of a Firearm

September 16, 2019 

On Sunday, September 15, 2019, at 6:00 AM a Deputy with the Marin County Sheriff’s Department located an unresponsive man sitting in the driver’s seat of a Mercedes Benz at 789 Redwood Hwy Frontage Road in Mill Valley.

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Update on Attack Near Park School

September 15, 2019 

On Saturday, September 14, 2019, at approximately 6:00 P.M., the Mill Valley Police Department received a call from an Uber driver who had been assaulted by his passenger in the area of East Blithedale Avenue and Elm Avenue. Simultaneously, the Police Department received an additional report of a possible stabbing victim in the area of Park School.

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Road Closures Week of 9/9

September 5, 2019 

Impacted Roads: Altamont, Birch, Camino Alto, East Blithedale, Elm, Florence, Hueters, Janes, Marlin, Miller, Molino, Ryan, Vista Linda, West Blithedale

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Road Closures Week of 8/26

August 22, 2019 

Impaced Roads: Bradford, Bigelow, Blithedale Terrace, Cascade, Cottage, Cornelia, East Blithedale, Ethel, Florence, Greenwood, Lincoln, Locust, Magee, Molino, Oakdale, Ralston, Summit, West Blithedale

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Road Closures Week of 8/19

August 16, 2019 

Impacted Roads: Cushing, East Blithedale, Edgewood, Ethel, Hillside, Keats, Kipling, Locust, Longfellow, Millay, Miller, Molino, Oxford, Shelley, Summit, Tamalpais, Throckmorton

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Recent Increase in Auto Burglaries

July 2, 2019 

Since May 1, there have been over 215 reported auto burglaries in Marin County, with at least 14 occurring in Mill Valley. Historically, the majority of our auto burglaries have occurred along the 101 corridor, but there has been a substantial increase in the downtown area.

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Road Closures Week of 6/24

June 21, 2019 

Impacted Roads: Camino Alto, East Blithedale, Cascade, Eldridge, Ethel, Greenwood, Mirabel, Molino, Redwood Highway, Rose, Tamalpais, Throckmorton, West Blithedale, Woodbine

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Road Closures Week of 6/3

May 30, 2019 

Impacted Roads: Bolsa, Camino Alto, East Blithedale, Eldridge, Lovell, Lower Alcatraz, Throckmorton, West Blithedale, The Depot (Miller, Sunnyside, and Throckmorton)
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Road Closures Week of 4/15

April 12, 2019 

Impacted Roads: Alta Vista, Ashford, E.Blithedale, Ethel, Hill, Mesa, Molino, Monte Vista, Montford, Oakdale, Shelley, Sycamore, Tamalpais, W.Blithedale, Woodbine

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Road Closures Week of 4/8

April 4, 2019 

Impacted roads: Camino Alto, Carmelita, East Blithedale, Edgewood, Hillcrest, Locust, Miller, Mirabel, Molino, Monte Vista, Montford, Shelley, and Upper Alcatraz.

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Blithedale Pavement Rehabilitation Project Meeting

March 19, 2019 

Please join us to learn about the current status of the Blithedale Pavement Rehabilitation Project. We will discuss the feasibility study, conceptual cost estimates, the proposed scope of work and hear from community members on their thoughts and ideas.

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Camino Alto South End Bike Lane Project

February 13, 2019 

The project will add Class II bike lanes on Camino Alto between Miller Avenue and East Blithedale Avenue, as well as signal hardware upgrades at the four signalized intersections along this corridor.

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Update on Fire Preparedness and Prevention Initiatives

January 29, 2019 

Following the 2017 Sonoma/Napa conflagrations, which have now been eclipsed by the mega-fires in Shasta and Butte Counties, the Mill Valley Fire Department has been actively evaluating/implementing programs and processes to ensure our lowest overall community risk possible.

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Road/lane Closures Week of 1/14/18

January 10, 2019 

The Downtown Construction Project requires the following streets to have lane closures and traffic delays, for about 2 hours at a time, Monday to Friday, January 14-18, from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM:

Bernard St
Corte madera
E. Blithedale Ave
Gardner St
Miller Ave
Sunnyside
Throckmorton

For more info on the Downtown Construction Project, please visit: https://tinyurl.com/y9qms6jj

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Impacted roads for other projects: Eldridge, Ethel, Marguerite, Molino, Rose, Sycamore, Tamalpais, and Throckmorton.

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Beware of Parking Lot Scams

January 3, 2019 

There have been multiple reports of an unlicensed solicitor driving a newer, white, Toyota Tundra, offering to repair dents and scratches in various parking lots within Mill Valley.

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Mill Valley’s Response to Last Week’s Bomb Threat

December 5, 2018 

On November 27th, the City of Mill Valley Police and Fire Departments received notice of a bomb threat at the Mill Valley Middle School. School officials quickly placed the entire campus of approximately 1200 students, teachers, staff and administrators on shelter in place, and then ordered an evacuation to the Mill Valley Community Center.

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Road/lane Closures Week of 11/26

November 21, 2018 

Impacted roads: Amicita, Edgewood, Eldridge, Ethel, Fairway, Forrest, Hilarita, Hillside, Laurelwood, Lee, Lovell, Marion, Meadow, Miller, Millside, Molino, Portola, Tamalpais, Walden, and Woodbine.

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New Phone Scam: Virtual Kidnapping

October 25, 2018 

A new phone scam is sweeping the area. In this instance, subjects are calling people/parents and advising them that their child has been kidnapped. Obviously, this type of incident will put parents into a panic and rightfully so.

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Road/Lane Closures Week of October 15

October 12, 2018 

Impacted roads: Birch, Cascade, Del Casa, E. Blithedale, Edgewood, Elm, Forrest, Hazel, Lee, Locust, Lovell, Marion, Miller, Monte Vista, Myrtle, Rose, Ryan, Sunrise, Sycamore, Tamalpais, Una, Wainwright, and Woodbine.

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National Test of the Alert & Warning Systems Wednesday, 10/3/18

October 2, 2018 

On Wednesday October 3, 2018, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), in coordination with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), will conduct a nationwide test of the Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA) and Emergency Alert System (EAS).

OnWednesday October 3, 2018, the Federal Emergency Management Agency(FEMA), in coordination with the Federal Communications Commission(FCC), will conduct a nationwide test of the Wireless Emergency Alerts(WEA) and Emergency Alert System (EAS).
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Road/Lane Closures Week of 9/24/2018

September 20, 2018 

Impacted roads: Ashford, Cornelia, E. Blithedale, Eldridge, Elm, Fern Canyon, Catalpa, Heather, Hart, Locust, Lovell, Madrona, Magee, Miller, Ralston, Ryan, Summit, Throckmorton, Woodbine,

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Road/Lane Closures for the Week of 9/17/2018

September 14, 2018 

Impacted roads: Ashford, Bernard, Blithedale Terrace, Cascade, Cornelia, Cottage, Edgewood, Eldridge, Ethel, Fern Canyon, Greenwood Way, Hazel, heather, King, Lovell, Lower Alcatraz, Magee, Marion, Miller, Mirabel, Molino, Myrtle, Portola, Ralston, Summit, Sycamore, Tamalpais, Throckmorton,

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Road/Lane Closures Week of 8/13/2018

August 9, 2018 

Impacted roads: Bayview, Cascade, Cascade Falls, Catalpa, EDgewood, Elm, Elma St, Fern Ave, Helens, Janes, La Goma, Lovell, Magee, Marguerite, Manor Terrace, Miller, Molino, Oakdale, Oxford, Park, Plymouth, Throckmorton, Valley Circle, and W. Blithedale.


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Road/Lane Closures Week of 8/6/2018

August 3, 2018 

Impacted roads: Birch, Edgewood, Echo, Florence, Hazel, Hillside, Lovell, Marguerite, Marion, Molino, Montford, Plymouth, Summit, Tamalpais, Wainwright, W. Blithedale, and Throckmorton.


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Road lane Closures Week of 7/23/2018

July 20, 2018 

Impacted roads: Camino Alto, E. Blithedale, Edgewood, Eldridge, Ethel, Helens,Hill, Hillside, Janes, Laurelwood, Lovell, Magee, Marlin, Molino, Summit, Sycamore, Tamalpais, and Wildomar.


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Road/Lane Closures Week of 7/16/2018

July 12, 2018 

Impacted roads: Camino Alto, E. Blithedale, Edgewood, Elaine, Eldridge, Ethel, Hill, Lovell, Magee, Marguerite, Miwok, Molino, Montford, Ryan, Summit, Sycamore, Upper Alcatraz, Valley Circle, W. Blithedale Ave, and Wildomar.


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Road/Lane Closures Week of 7/9/2018

July 6, 2018 

Impacted roads: Ethel, Beverly Terrace, Corte Madera,Cornelia, Creek, E. Blithedale, Edgewood, El Capitan, Evelyn, Laurelwood, Magee, Manzanita, Miller, Millside, Mirabel, Molino, Monte Vista, Pimlot, Summit,Sycamore, Tamalpais, Throckmorton, Una, W. Blithedale, and Winwood.


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Road/Lane Closures for the Week of 7/2/2018

June 28, 2018 

Impacted roads: Blithedale Terrace, Camino Alto, E. Blithedale, Edgehill, Edgewood, Elaine, Eldridge, Ethel, Lovell, Magee, Myrtle, Fern Canyon, Greenwood, Marguerite, Miller, Quarry, Ralston, Summit, Sycamore, Tamalpais, Throckmorton, Upland, W. Blithedale, and Woodbine.

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Road/Lane Closures for the Week of 6/11/2018

June 8, 2018 

Impacted roads:

Bolsa Ave, Cascade Dr, Creek Ln, E. Blithedale Ave, Ethel Ave, Greenwood Way, Lomita Dr, Lovell Ave, Marguerite Ave, Midhill Rd, Molino Ave, Olive St, Ralston Ave,Summit Ave, Woodbine Dr, and Woodside Ln.

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Register for National Night Out

May 30, 2018 

The Mill Valley Police Department would like to partner with the community for National Night Out on Tuesday, August 7, 2018. This is a national community-building campaign that promotes community policing partnerships.

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Road Closure at 70 Hillside

May 15, 2018 

Road Closed at 70 Hillside due to a small gas line break. First responders are on scene. No need to shelter in place. Avoid area & find alternate routes. We will post when road is opened.

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Road/Lane Closures Week of 04/23/2018

April 19, 2018 

Impacted roads:Camino Alto, Cornelia, Daffodil, E. Blithedale, Eldridge, Elm, Ethel, Grove, Hilarita, Juanita, Lower Alcatraz, Matilda, Magee, Mesa, Millay, Millside, Nelson, Ryan, Seaver, Sheridan, Sycamore

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Road/Lane Closures Week of 4/9/2018

April 5, 2018 

Impacted roads: Alvarado, Amicita, Bolsa, Corte Madera, E. Blithedale, Eldridge, Elm, E. Manor, EthelEldridge, Hazel, Hill, Juanita, Locust, Lovell, Matilda, Montford, Oxford, Tamalpais, Throckmorton.

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Road/Lane Closures Week of 2/19/2018

February 16, 2018 

Impacted roads: Amicita, Cascade, Cornelia, E. Blithedale, Edgewood, Ethel, Eugene, Hilarita, Hillside, Josephine, King, Laurel, Laurelwood, Lovell, Mirabel, Magee, Old Mill, Summit, W. Blithedale, Woodbine,

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Pedestrian Crosswalk Awareness Operation

December 8, 2017 

On Friday, December 8th 2017, the Mill Valley Police Department will be conducting a pedestrian crosswalk and awareness operation. The purpose of the operation is to increase the level of safety and awareness for both motorists and pedestrians in regards to traffic laws pertaining to crosswalks.

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City Takes Steps to Reduce Traffic Around Hwy. 101 Overpass

September 13, 2017 

Continuing its efforts to combat traffic and reduce congestion, the Mill Valley City Council last week unanimously agreed to enter into an agreement with the County of Marin to study a practical solution to provide congestion reduction at the Highway 101 overpass connecting East Blithedale Avenue and Tiburon Boulevard.

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Road/Lane Closures Week of 8/14/2017

August 10, 2017 

Impacted roads: Cornelia, E. Manor, E. Blithedale Ave, Edgehill, Eldridge, Greenwood, Hillside, Locust, Lomita, Lovell, Miller, Oxford, Portola, Robertson, Seaver, Summit, Terrace, Rose, W. Blithedale, Woodbine.


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Road/Lane Closures for the Week of 8/7/2017

August 4, 2017 

Impacted roads: Alvarado, Amicita, Bay Tree, Bigelow, Bolsa, Buena Vista, Carmelita, Cascade, Catalpa, Coronet, Cornelia, Corte Madera, Country Club, Crown Court, E. Bliothedale, Edgewood, Elm, Elma, Fern, Greenwood, Hilarita, Hillside, Juanita, Lyon Place, Manor Terrace, Miller, Plymouth, Presidio, Summit, Sunnyside, Surrey, Wainwright, Walnut, W. Blithedale, Willow, Woodbine,


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Road/Lane Closures for the Week of 7/31/2017

July 27, 2017 

Impacted roads: Alvarado, Cascade, Cornelia, Coronet, East Manor, Ethel, Greenwood, Hillside, La Goma, Laurelwood, Locust, Lovell, Miller, Park, Presidio, Rose, Summit, Sycamore, Wainwright, W. Blithedale, Walnut, Willow, Woodbine.

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Road/Lane Closures Week of 5/1/2017

April 28, 2017 

Impacted roads: Cascade Way, Coronet Ave, Bigelow Ave, Camino Alto, Florence Ave, Hillside Ave, Magee Ave, Marguerite Ave, Miller Ave, Millside Ln, Monte Vista Ave, Summit Ave, Tamalpais Ave, Throckmorton Ave, W. Blithedale Ave.

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Planning to Dig?

March 28, 2017 

PG&E encourages everyone planning excavation projects big and small to get a free safe-digging ticket using the new and convenient tool: 811express.com. Customers, excavators and contractors are urged to take just one minute and use the online service on desktop, mobile phone or tablet at least two days prior to excavation. Utilities will be dispatched to the site to mark underground utility lines so that unsafe digging threatening gas and underground services can be avoided.

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Road Closure at 255 Ethel Avenue

February 23, 2017 

Please be advised of a road closure at 255 Ethel Avenue. A tree on the down-slope side of the roadway has fallen, and the loss of the tree has destabilized the roadway.

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Lane Closure Outbound on E Blithedale at Roque Moraes Tues 2/21 – Wed 2/22 9AM – 5PM

February 21, 2017 

Expect a lane closure at E Blithedale Ave and Roque Moraes on Tues. 2/21 and Wed. 2/22 from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm for PG&E pole replacement work. To view a map of the area, click here.

For questions or comments, contact:

PG&E
Andy Contreras
(707) 480-4441

City of Mill Valley
Julie McClure, Engineer Technician
(415) 384-4820
jmcclure@cityofmillvalley.org


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CANCELED: Lane Closure at 619 E Blithedale Ave near Camino Alto Thurs 2/23 9AM – 5PM

February 21, 2017 

Expect a westbound right lane closure at 619 E Blithedale Ave near Camino Alto Thurs 2/23 from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm for Comcast conduit work. To view a map of the area, click here.

For questions or comments, contact:

Comcast
Jose Zapien
(707) 704-2188

City of Mill Valley
Julie McClure, Engineer Technician
(415) 384-4820
jmcclure@cityofmillvalley.org














Traffic Task Force Subcommittee Meeting - City Concludes Traffic Task Force, Sends Detailed Report to Council

October 11, 2016 

More than a year after its creation, after a number of public meetings and successful fine-tuning of traffic infrastructure throughout the City, the City of Mill Valley’s Traffic and Congestion Reduction Advisory Task Force held a final subcommittee meeting to wrap up its work and pass the baton of addressing the City’s traffic congestion to City staff and the City Council.

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