Glen Fire Road

Maintaining emergency access in Blithedale Summit Preserve

UPDATED: OCTOBER 20, 2016

Project Description

The Marin County Open Space District (MCOSD) collaborates with Marin County Fire on an ongoing basis to set priorities for open space fire road projects. The Glen Fire Road work consisted of installing reverse grade dips, drainage ditches and reshaping the road to prevent erosion and improve accessibility.

Objectives

  • Improve emergency access fire road.
  • Upgrade fire road drainage.
  • Reduce trail erosion and sedimentation into the watershed
  • Enhance visitor safety.

Timeline

  • 2015: Project Identified
  • 2016 Project Planning
  • 2016: Implementation