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City of Mill Valley Wins Third Award for Miller Avenue Streetscape Project

March 3, 2019

The Miller Avenue Streetscape Project has won the “2019 Public Works Project Award: Transportation” in the $5 - $25 million category from the from the American Public Works Association (APWA) – Northern California Chapter.

The APWA awards program was established to promote excellence for cities or counties that have a population of 75,000 or less. It is intended to recognize the outstanding individuals, teams and projects representing the best in the public works profession. By receiving this award, City of Mill Valley is recognized for demonstrating creativity, ingenuity, and efficiency in the delivery of a public works project.

Andrew Poster, Mill Valley Public Works Director and Alex Croskey, Project Engineer with BKF Engineers, attended the awards luncheon and accepted the award on behalf of the City.

“We thank the American Public Works Association for this recognition,” said Poster. “The project has had significant positive impacts in the community.”

The Miller Avenue Streetscape Project has also won “Overall Winner” for the 2018 Outstanding Local Streets and Roads Project Awards Program from the League of California Cities and the California Transportation Foundation’s “Local Street Project of the Year.” Learn more.

The City of Mill Valley completed the 18-month, $18 million Miller Avenue Streetscape Project in 2017 with nearly $11 million in funding from Marin's local transportation sales tax, Measure A. The project included reconfigured parking, improved pedestrian crossings, separated bike lanes, state-of-the-art stormwater and landscape management, improved transit access, and more. The project also utilized innovative construction techniques to reuse roadway material to reduce construction expense, duration, and impacts. The project was completed on-time and under budget.

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