The County of San Diego will be issuing a contract to construct and rehabilitate drainage facilities throughout the county, including one along Couser Canyon Road, which is located just east of Rice Canyon Road in Pala.
A 5-0 San Diego County Board of Supervisors vote April 28 approved the advertisement for bid and subsequent award of a construction and rehabilitation contract. The locations in the contract will include Couser Canyon Road at Milepost 4.0.
The county’s Department of Public Works maintains more than 14,000 drainage culverts in the unincorporated area of the county. Stormwater crews inspect all county-maintained culverts on a cyclical basis and prioritize them for rehabilitation and replacement and field engineering staff members inspect the culverts nearing the end of their service life to determine whether replacement or rehabilitation through new lining is the best option.
The Couser Canyon Road portion of the project will replace an 80-foot segment of culvert with corrugated steel pipe 36 inches in diameter. The countywide project is scheduled to begin in September and is expected to take approximately four months to
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