Miller Avenue Streetscape Project Wins State-wide Awards

Miller Avenue Streetscape Project has won “Overall Winner” for the 2018 Outstanding Local Streets and Roads Project Awards Program and has won the 2017 “Local Street Project of the Year” award by the California Transportation Foundation.

The City of Mill Valley completed the 18-month, $18 million Miller Avenue Streetscape Project late last year 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.

“With Miller Avenue, we’ve created a multi-modal street that works for everyone: cars, pedestrians, bikes and transit. It's a smooth ride — safer, more attractive, with more efficient parking for local businesses.” Mayor Stephanie Moulton-Peters said. “It connects our downtown to mid-town, and traffic flows very well. It's so exciting to see many families on bikes and people of all ages walking, taking transit and driving our beautiful, new street! Come visit our award-winning Miller Avenue!”

“Overall Winner” - Save California Streets Coalition Outstanding Local Streets and Roads Project Awards Program

The Save California Streets Coalition, which includes the League of California Cities, California State Association of Counties, County Engineers Association of California and other organizations, recently named the Miller Avenue Streetscape Project the 2018 Outstanding Local Streets and Roads Project Awards Program overall winner.

The award highlights infrastructure programs and projects that demonstrate a significant improvement to a city or county’s streets and roads. Winning construction and rehabilitation projects utilize new technologies and sustainable features and use public resources efficiently to achieve maximum return on investment. This is the first time a City has won the local awards, as opposed to a larger County.

Winner - “Local Street Project of the Year” - California Transportation Foundation Transportation Awards

The California Transportation Foundation (CTF) recently announced the Miller Avenue Streetscape Project as the winner of the “Local Street Project of the Year” award. The CTF Transportation Awards recognize excellence in California transportation in 2017, all modes, public and private sector and from all regions of the state. CTF recognizes project teams including all major partners and contractors. The winner was announced at the Transportation Awards on May 24th in Orange County.

Dianne Steinhauser, Executive Director of the Transportation Authority of Marin, receives the CTF Award for Miller Avenue

Learn more: See the Miller Avenue Streetscape Project page for more info.