The City is responsible for maintaining approximately 380 miles of streets, one of our largest infrastructure assets. Every year a variety of street capital improvement projects are undertaken.
All projects are prioritized in conformance with the City's General Plan, Federal/State mandates and local community standards. Construction projects that impact the community are posted on the City website and are routinely included in City Scene, the City's monthly newsletter. Those projects expected to impact the community are posted and updated on a regular basis. Below is a current list of City projects.
The work includes the design, fabrication and installation of full capture trash control devices at specific high-priority catch basins that discharge to our waterways.
The City is responsible for maintaining approximately 380 miles of streets, one of our largest infrastructure assets. Performing regular maintenance is critical and this year we will be able to expand the program due to a one-time City Council allocation.
The City will be constructing new sidewalks, curb ramps and bicycle lanes along Conejo School Road and Willow Lane. Design of the project is ongoing, with Construction scheduled to begin Spring 2019.
Located in center medians throughout the community, each water-friendly Landscape Demonstration site will compliment its specific sub-region and integrate landscape elements favored by neighborhood residents.
The City has completed a study of the feasibility of Groundwater within the Conejo Valley as an alternative to imported water for irrigation and potable use.
The project includes the construction of a new pump station and discharge pipeline at the existing La Granada Reservoir site and access road, and installation of 2,800 feet of new water pipeline along La Granada Drive, from Hood to Erbes.
As part of the City’s signal prioritization plan, the City has recognized that the intersection has met traffic signal warrants due to traffic volumes since 2009. The traffic counts are steadily increasing in the area, and the intersection control is now needed.
The proposed improvements include installing approximately 800 feet of sidewalk on both sides of Los Feliz Drive, between Conejo School Road and Thousand Oaks Boulevard. The project also includes concrete curb and gutter, driveway reconstruction and replacing 1550 feet of water main.
The City is planning to conduct final noise measurements to confirm the location of the proposed soundwall along Lynn Rd per the Dos Vientos Specific Plan.
The City will be installing a sidewalk, curb ramps and re-striping bike lanes along Rancho Road. A traffic signal will also be installed at the 101 Freeway northbound on/off ramps to improve vehicular, pedestrian and bicycle safety.
A Caltrans project, the SR-23 Rehabilitation Project will replace pavement on the outer two lanes from U.S. 101 to State Route 118. The on- and off-ramps, connectors and adjacent shoulders also will be rehabilitated, and slabs will be replaced on the inner lane in both directions where needed. Existing curbs ramps will be upgraded where necessary to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and approach slabs and bridge rails will be replaced at select locations.
This project involves rehabilitating the existing 3.8MG steel water tank by removing and replacing the interior and exterior coating and performing structural repairs and other miscellaneous improvements on the Tara Reservoir Tank located at 2865 Allyson Court.
The City is in the process of identifying proposed improvements intended to better signify the downtown Thousand Oaks Blvd. area to enhance the general appearance and to provide a more pedestrian friendly environment. Visit the Streetscape Project Page for more details.
The City's Transportation Center improvements will provide for safer pedestrian access from Rancho Road and between the lower parking lot and bus loading areas.
The works includes the surface preparation and painting of all traffic signal poles, street light poles, mast arms, signal heads, luminaire arms, safety lighting housings, ped button housing, back plates and cabinets at 16 street intersections
The wastewater pipe and maintenance hole lining project will rehabilitate approximately 14,000 linear feet of wastewater collection pipeline, and 59 maintenance holes.
The works includes the construction of approximately 450 feet of paved bike path adjacent to an improved equestrian trail, with a short section of approximately 250 feet of shared concrete pavers pathway, between the north end of Conejo Creek Park North and Avenida de Las Flores, just east of the 23 Freeway overpass.
101 Freeway/23 Interchange Improvement Project
This project is funded with $20.81 million in state and federal grants and is supported by a $12.02 million loan from the City. The Route 101/23 Interchange Improvement Project This started in March 2014 and took approximately two years to complete.
Avenida de Los Arboles and Big Sky Drive Intersection Improvements
In order to improve public safety and provide additional protection, the City of Thousand Oaks will be installing a median and timber guardrail at Avenida de Los Arboles and Big Sky Drive.
Borchard Road Drainage Improvements
This project provides for the cleaning of storm drains and the construction of four storm drain maintenance holes on Borchard Road and one storm drain maintenance hole on private property.
The City is working on a replacement and in-place rehabilitation of a 1300-foot portion of the Conejo Creek Waterline.
Forestry Master Plans Project
The goal of the Forestry Master Plans project is to complete a comprehensive update of the 1989 Forestry Master Plan and create a Landscape Master Plan for City-maintained trees and plantings in the public right-of-way.
Haigh Road Storm Drain Improvements
The Haigh Road Storm Drain System is more than 50 years old and in need of improvements. The goal of this project is to install a storm drain culvert within the existing channel to stop the existing wall from failing and to establish a structurally sound solution.
Lang Ranch Reservoir was built in 1977 and is in need of repair. The City will be removing and replacing interior and exterior coating, as well as other structural repairs.
North Moorpark Road Sidewalk and Bike Lane Improvements Project
The North Moorpark Road Sidewalk project will provide for the installation of sidewalk and bike lane improvements along the North Moorpark Road corridor from West Olsen Road (South) to the Conejo Valley YMCA (North).
Spalding Street Storm Drain and Channel Repair
Construction of a storm drain inlet, pipe and outfall, curb, gutter and sidewalk on the east end of Spalding Street.
Thousand Oaks Blvd Undergrounding Project
The City coordinated the removal of approximately 1.5 miles of overhead wires and 53 poles along Thousand Oaks Boulevard, from Duesenberg Drive to Westlake High School at Via Merida. Phase 1 and 2 of the Thousand Oaks Blvd Undergrounding project began in March 2016, and was completed in March 2017 under budget. Phase 3, which will complete the final sidewalk restoration activities along the Boulevard, was carried out during the Summer of 2017.
Wastewater Pipe, Stormdrain & Maintenance Hole Lining Project
The City has an ongoing program for lining damaged wastewater pipelines and maintenance holes. This project will rehabilitate approximately four miles of wastewater collection pipeline, 100 maintenance holes and 1,500 linear feet of storm drain pipes.
Westlake Sidewalk Improvement Project
The Westlake Sidewalk project provides for the installation of new sidewalks, curb ramps, crosswalk striping and the modification of existing bike lanes. Construction is scheduled to start by Spring 2018