Top Capital Improvement Projects
The Department of Public Works Engineering Services Division continually strives to maintain and improve our public infrastructure. Capital improvement projects include roads, bridges, wastewater and stormwater systems, and other projects that serve the public good and help to ensure safe and thriving communities. The listing below is a small sampling of some of the major projects being planned, already in the works, or recently completed.
DPW's Multi-Year Road Resurfacing Program FY 2019-20 The County of San Diego (County) Department of Public Works (DPW) maintains nearly 2,000 centerline miles of roads in unincorporated San Diego county. In April 2017, the Governor approved Senate Bill 1 (SB 1) to address a statewide funding gap for road maintenance. DPW has developed an expanded Annual Road Resurfacing Program to improve roads, roadway drainage, sidewalks and other roadway facilities within the unincorporated county. Each year the program hires prive contractors to resurface more than 130 miles of roads. For additional information on DPW's Road Maintenance Program to increase the average Pavement Condition Index (PCI) of all unincorporated county roads to 70, please visit DPW's Annual Roadway Resurfacing Program webpage.
Cajon Air Center The County is currently redeveloping a vacant 70-acre site located in the southeastern corner of Gillespie Field known as the Cajon Air Center. The first phase of the Cajon Air Center development, to construct an underground detention basin at Gillespie Field, was completed last year. The second phase of the development consists of the construction of an aircraft transient apron, which is an area within the airport used for temporary parking of aircraft. Associated drainage, lighting, and utility work are included in the Phase II project footprint. There are five additional phases in the development of Cajon Air Center, future projects will be brought forward to construction as funding becomes available.
Bear Valley Parkway North Road Widening Project converted a two-lane roadway to four lanes, with the addition of bike lanes, sidewalks and other improvements. Construction was completed in February 2017.
San Vicente Road Improvement Project enhanced public safety, traffic flow, added dedicated turn lanes, bike lanes, multi-use pathways and upgraded storm drain and water facilities. Construction was completed in September 2016.
Woodside Avenue Flood Control Improvements Project significantly enhanced drainage system capacity. The project undergrounded all existing overhead utilities along Woodside Avenue within the project area. Construction was completed in March 2017.