Public Safety
public work employees look at a new backup battery system

Traffic Light Backup Battery Project Could Make Residents Safer in Emergencies, Power Shutoffs

| 11:21 AM

Supervisor Jim Desmond and Department of Public Works officials recently flipped the switch on a new traffic light backup battery system in San Dieguito that could eventually make residents around the county safer during emergencies.

Transportation

Summer is Time for Road Trips — and Road Work!

| 1:33 PM

Summertime means road trips — not just for those of us heading out for fun or vacation, but also for crews working to maintain and improve San Diego County’s unincorporated roads to protect drivers and keep the public safe.

Transportation
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VIDEO: County’s Round-the-Clock Road Warriors

| 9:31 AM

A series of powerful storms means this rainy weather won’t be stopping anytime soon.  County Public Works crews hit the road-even in heavy rain-to keep you safe.  They work 12-hour shifts, setting up barricades on flooded roadways, and fill potholes, to make the hazardous driving conditions a little less hazardous.