The officials said that six of the sites need to be fixed soon to avoid the "potential" for further damage to infrastructure or private property. The estimated price tag for these six projects alone totals more than
The impact on the county's general fund is unknown at this time; generally local agencies have to finance storm damage projects before being reimbursed fully or partially by federal or state sources.
"It's not that we will get every dollar back because that's not how it works; but we will get a significant amount back," said
Klock said, "It takes months to get a promise for funding and years to secure that funding."
Rojas said, "We had to move forward with some roads that we won't get reimbursed for. That is a risk we had to take. It's imperative that we get all the roads that are in a critical state right now done as fast as we can."
Rojas cited the landslide at the intersection of
Klock said, "This one was caused by high creek flows far down the hill."
Klock said public works decided to begin repairs because the road was continuing to deteriorate and "because it is such a vital link to West Marin and one of the only escape routes."
This project alone is estimated to cost
Other damaged sites that the county believes need urgent attention include: slides at
Other projects with large price tags include:
Six of the damaged sites, estimated to cost a total of
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