Press Releases

  • April 27, 2022
    • Public Works
    San Joaquin County To Start Construction On Much Anticipated Improvements To Pershing Avenue

    On May 2, 2022, San Joaquin County will begin construction of planned improvements to Pershing Avenue from Meadow Avenue to Thornton Road in north Stockton. The Pershing Avenue Improvements Project, funded by the Measure K half-cent sales tax, will widen Pershing Avenue to include a two-way left turn lane, sidewalk improvements, and buffered bicycle lanes (south of Hammer Lane only). Utility infrastructure improvements include new storm drainage and water supply pipelines north of Hammer Lane.

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  • July 14, 2020
    • Public Works

    With COVID-19 outbreaks on the rise in the Central Valley and other key regions throughout the State, San Joaquin County is currently getting word out to residents that its annual Coastal Cleanup Day event scheduled for September 26 this year has been cancelled out of an abundance of caution to protect citizens from the rapidly spreading virus. The County’s Department of Public Works hopes that the annual clean-up event can be rescheduled for the spring of 2021.

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  • June 15, 2020
    • Public Works

    The San Joaquin County Board of Supervisors gave the green light last week to invest in an Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) system for Victor; a 300-resident rural community just east of Lodi. The County operates and maintains a special district that provides water to the community, which has relied on manually read water meters for the past 29 years. The Board of Supervisors unanimously agreed it was time to put in a more modern state-of-theart system as the time came to replace the aging meters.

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  • August 16, 2019
    • Public Works

    San Joaquin County announced at its regular meeting on August 13 that it has secured initial state funding to set in motion plans to begin transforming Boggs Tract into a more sustainable, connected community. The awarding of the $286,000 Caltrans grant coupled with the addition of $37,000 in County funds is welcome news for residents looking forward to making the proposed Boggs Tract Sustainable Community Plan a reality.

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  • May 9, 2019
    • Public Works

    The California Department of Natural Resources recently announced its withdrawal of the proposed permits for the California WaterFix twin tunnel project and begin a new project which includes a smaller single tunnel that will move water north to south through the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta.

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