What We Do - Public Works by the Numbers


We maintain:

•    490 centerline miles of roadways and public right-of-ways in Alameda County
•    45,000 road signs within the unincorporated areas
•    550 miles of flood control creeks, channels and culverts
•    232 miles of underground flood control culverts

We operate and maintain:

•    24 storm pump stations
•    173 traffic signals and 19,000 street lights
•    Six estuary drawbridges which accommodate over 44 million vehicle trips annually

We also:

•    Issue over 4,500 building permits per year
•    Perform building inspections and plan checks
•    Protect and improve water quality
•    Review land development projects





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