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Project: Pajaro River Bench Excavation Project

Description: This project will be a critical repair construction project where excavation will be performed along portions of the water side of the levee and benches to increase capacity and decrease intensity and severity of floods. Project will open a 2.5 year floodplain to re-establish flow levels at bank-full capacity and allow meandering.

Reference Number: 3860-P84-734

Implemented By: Santa Cruz County Department of Public Works

Objective: Flood protection.

Type: Infrastructure Improvement

Total Cost: $6,693,076.64

Project Status: Complete and Fully Paid

On Time?: Yes    Within Scope?: Yes    Within Budget?: Yes

Estimated Completion: 12/31/2019    Actual Completion:

Associated Counties: Santa Cruz

Located In Disadvantaged Community: Yes

Contribution SourcesContribution DateContribution Amount
Local Contribution2/5/2014$3,540,379.00
Prop. 84, Local Levee Assistance Program6/4/2018$3,152,697.64

Project MetricMetric TopicQuantityUnit
Infrastructure ImprovementLevee Maintentance Subvention  


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