Project Feature: First Major Component of Matilija Dam Removal Underway with Construction of Santa Ana Bridge 

VCPWA commemorated the start of the Santa Ana Boulevard Bridge project with a groundbreaking ceremony on June 7 at the bridge site.  This new, wider, longer and taller replacement bridge will enhance sediment transport, reduce the need for maintenance after major storm events, and improve California Steelhead migration up and down the Ventura River.

FIRST MAJOR COMPONENT OF MATILIJA DAM REMOVAL UNDERWAY WITH CONSTRUCTION OF SANTA ANA BLVD. BRIDGE

First Major Component of Matilija Dam Removal Underway with Construction of Santa Ana Blvd. Bridge June 15, 2021 Completion of the project will create a wider channel and replace an existing bridge, allowing future removal of the Matilija Dam VENTURA COUNTY, Calif. – The Ventura County Public Works Agency (VCPWA) commemorated the start of the Santa…