Streetlight Improvements

The streetlight improvements included in the Upgrade The Drake project are designed to enhance nighttime traffic and pedestrian safety along the Sir Francis Drake Boulevard corridor, including safety lighting at crosswalks and intersections where there is a history of accidents.

Please see the FAQ page for an update on streetlighting.


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Project Landscaping

Landscaping improvements are expected begin in late 2021. Below are the current landscaping documents for Upgrade the Drake.



Project Background

The Marin County Department of Public Works is accelerating plans to rehabilitate 2.2 miles of Sir Francis Drake Boulevard between Highway 101 and the Ross’ southern town limit.

The Sir Francis Drake Boulevard Rehabilitation Project, “Upgrade the Drake,” consists of repaving, pedestrian/cyclist safety improvements, striping, intersection and signal improvements, traffic operation improvements, utility infrastructure improvements, landscaping, and new street lighting.