Public Works
Our Mission: To accomplish the maintenance of County  roads and bridges, the managing of the Land Development, Solid Waste and Fleet Services divisions as well as County Service Areas, County Surveyor, Storm Management, and Butte Meadows Recreation Grant Program in an honest, ethical, forthright and respectful manner in keeping with the goals of the Butte County Board of Supervisors and the laws and regulations governing these activities.


Permits


Road Closures

Download applications for Encroachment, Utility, and Transportation Permits, etc.            Check out Road Closures for the latest status on Road conditions, closures, and restrictions.


Projects


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Report Issues online to Public Works (i.e road and bridge related issues, illegal dumping, etc)


GIS Maps


FAQs

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Announcements


04/01/2014 - New documents uploaded for 757-7513-11 Construction of Modules 1 & 3 Temporary Cover Project

1.  Addendum 3


03/27/2014 - 2014 Slurry Seal Project posted
The work, located in the County of Butte, shall consist of but not limited to furnishing all labor, materials, equipment and transportation for the implementation of traffic controls, preparation of chip seal surfaces, as necessary, and the application of a Type II Slurry Seal on various County roads.


03/26/2014 - New documents uploaded for 757-7513-11 Construction of Modules 1 & 3 Temporary Cover Project

  1. Addendum 2
  2. Q and A

03/21/2014 - Initial Study and Proposed Mitigated Negative Declaration for Neal Road Bike Lane Project
Butte County (County) and the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) propose to install Class II Bike Lanes and interim Share the Road Bike Routes along approximately 7.5 miles of Neal Road from Oro-Chico Hwy to Bayleaf Road, at the southwestern border of the Paradise town limits. The first phase of the project will receive federal funding as Federal Project No. RPSTLE-5912(090).  Download and view documents for more details:

  1. Draft Initial Study/Proposed MND
  2. Notice of Completion and Environmental Document Transmittal
  3. Appendix A - Natural Environment Study
  4. Appendix B - Biological Assessment
  5. Appendix C - Biological Opinion
  6. Appendix D - Wetland Delineation

03/19/2014 - Bid Results posted for Recessed Pavement Markers on Skyway Project


03/18/2014 - Addendum 1 for 757-7513-11 Construction of Modules 1 & 3 Temporary Cover Project
Includes extension of the date for the bid opening to TUESDAY, APRIL 8, 2014 at 11:00 AM.


03/13/2014 - 757-7513-11 Construction of Modules 1 & 3 Temporary Cover Project
Pre-bid meeting sign in sheet posted.


03/04/2014 - Project: Recessed Pavement Markers on Skyway
The work, located in the County of Butte, approximately 300 feet south of the intersection with Coutolenc Road and Skyway and runs approximately 3.8 miles to 300 feet north of the intersection of Nimshew Road and the Skyway. The project tasks in general shall consist of but not limited to furnishing all labor, materials, equipment and transportation for the installation of retro-reflective pavement markers (recessed) in accordance with the California Department of Transportation Standard Specifications, May 2006 and these Special Provisions, unless otherwise specified herein. See Projects page for more details.


03/04/2014 -  OHV trail maintenance
On March 3, 2014, the Butte County Department of Public Works submitted a preliminary application for grant funds from the California State Parks Off Highway Motor Vehicle Recreation Grants and Cooperative Agreements Program to provide OHV trail maintenance on 48 miles of Maintenance Level 2 Roads in the Plumas National Forest and 32.6 miles of the County-maintained Concow and French Creek Roads. The proposed Work would consist of maintaining road trails, clearing downed trees, brushing, assuring adequate drainage, repairing and replacing signs, and installing and maintaining barriers to restrict travel off designated routes. Removing trash and debris, clearing fire rings, and maintaining toilets and other facilities is also proposed at the Rogers Cow, Milsap Bar and Little North Fork OHV Camps. Maintenance activities on the Plumas National Forest ML 2 roads would be performed by the Civilian Conservation Corps or other qualified third party contractors and volunteers from local OHV clubs. Maintenance activities on the County-maintained Concow and French Creek Roads would be performed by County road crews and volunteers from local OHV clubs. All work would be supervised by a Project Coordinator from the Butte County Resource Conservation District.

The application may be viewed by directing your browser to http://olga.ohv.parks.ca.gov/egrams_ohmvr/user/home.aspx and selecting “Preliminary Review Application” on the lower left of the screen. A 30 day public review and comment period begins Tuesday, March 4, 2014, and ends Monday, April 7, 2014. This period provides an opportunity for the public to review and provide comments to the preliminary application submitted to the Off-Highway Motor Vehicle Recreation (OHMVR) Division for consideration during the 2013/14 grant cycle. Public comments should be submitted to both the applicant and the OHMVR Division by emailing the contact person listed on the preliminary application and copying the OHVMR Division at ohvinfo@parks.ca.gov.

The California State Parks Off Highway Motor Vehicle Recreation Division will post Application Results - Intent to Award at the above website on June 2, 2014, followed by a 30 day appeal period from June 3 to July 2, 2014. On July 3, 2014 final awards will be posted on the website upon resolution of any appeals.

Please contact the Department of Public Works at 530.538.7681 with any comments or questions.


02/26/2014 - 757-7513-11 Construction of Modules 1 & 3 Temporary Cover at the Neal Road Recycling and Waste Facility
The work to be done consists; in general, clearing and stripping of temporary cover area, preparation of subgrade for the construction of a temporary reinforced polypropylene liner, furnishing and installing the reinforced polypropylene liner and related items, constructing benches and anchor trenches and grading minor drainage components, within the limits of the Modules 1 & 3 Temporary Cover work area. 


02/18/2014 - Butte Creek Bridge Replacement
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Redding Field Office is proposing to replace the single lane Butte Creek Bridge with a new bridge funded by BLM’s deferred maintenance program.  Download and view the BLM  Briefing Paper and Map.


Related Interests and Publications

  • Bike Safety Video - Public Service Announcement releases Bike Safety video.
  • Butte Creek Bridge Replacement - The Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Redding Field Office is proposing to replace the single lane Butte Creek Bridge with a new bridge funded by BLM’s deferred maintenance program.

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Butte County Public Works
Phone:    530.538.7681
Fax:        530.538.7171

Neal Road Recycling and Waste Facility
Phone:    530.345.4917
Fax:        530.645.1820

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 Locations and Hours

Butte County Public Works
7 County Center Dr.
Oroville, CA 95965

Office Hours
Monday - Friday
7:30am to 4:00pm
Excludes Holidays

Neal Road Recycling and Waste Facility
1023 Neal Road
Paradise, CA 95969

Hours
Monday - Sunday
7:00am to 4:00pm
Closed: New Year's Day, Easter, July 4th, Thanksgiving, Christmas

7 County Center Drive
Oroville, CA 95965

Mike Crump, Director

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