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novato boulevard

The Novato Boulevard Improvement Project is designed to improve the safety and usability of a 2.8-mile section of this busy roadway. The project has been divided into three segments, of which segments 2 and 3 have been completed:

Segment Description Status
Segment 1 Widening the existing two-lane street to four lanes between Diablo Avenue and Grant Avenue In progress; estimated start of construction: 2019
Segment 2 Pavement rehabilitation, minor signal upgrading and upgrading of ADA amenities, from Grant Avenue to Eucalyptus Avenue Complete
Segment 3 Pavement rehabilitation from Eucalyptus Avenue to San Marin Drive Complete

Segment 1 project details

Reconstruction of the existing two-lane street to four lanes between Diablo Avenue and Grant Avenue

Signal improvements at the intersections of Grant and Novato Boulevard, Seventh and Novato Boulevard and at Diablo and Novato Boulevard

Concrete curb, gutter and sidewalk improvements

Access improvements at the intersections with Pine Avenue, Cypress Court and Los Alondras Court

Upgrades to ADA amenities

Continuous class II bike lanes

Potential relocation of existing houses to facilitate roadway widening

The project is managed by the City of Novato Department of Public Works. Learn more at the City of Novato website.

View the project presentation given by the City of Novato on July 8, 2019.

Novato Boulevard was the top-ranked Major Roads program in the Northern Marin Planning Area.  Below is the breakdown of Measure A  funding for completed segments 2 and 3, as well as allocated funding for the segment 1 work.

In July 2019, Novato  Boulevard Segment 1 received $1M in Measure A funding for project design.

Planning Area: Northern Marin Revenue 19.90% $12,178,543
Novato Boulevard – Seg 1 $10,901,085
Novato Boulevard – Seg 2 (Complete) $656,251
Novato Boulevard – Seg 3 (Complete) $617,000
Subtotal Expenditures $12,174,336


Russell Thompson
Public Works Director/City Engineer
City of Novato
(415) 899-8246
[email protected]