Category: Public Works

2023 Youth Water Poster Contest opens January 16

The City of Santa Ana’s Annual Youth Water Poster Contest opens on January 16, 2023, to all youths, ages 5-18, who either reside or attend a school in Santa Ana.  The contest provides an opportunity for young people to become more aware of water-related topics through artistic expression. Winners receive an award and a PS5, … Continued

Rain forecast: free sandbags, report downed trees and flooding

The City of Santa Ana offers free sandbags to residents and businesses during rain events. Up to 10 sandbags are available per Santa Ana residence or business location.  The bags are not pre-filled and you must fill the bags yourself. The self-service sandbag station location and hours are: City of Santa Ana Corporate Yard 215 S. Center … Continued

Christmas tree recycling will take place December 27 through January 13

Christmas trees will be picked up curbside for recycling from December 27, 2022, through January 13, 2023, in Santa Ana. Trees will be picked up on your regular waste collection day by a different truck. Place the tree at the curb no earlier than noon on the day before your regularly scheduled collection. There is … Continued

Temporary Ross Street southbound closure, Dec. 14, 2022

OC Streetcar crews will be working at Sasscer Park on Wednesday, December 14, 2022. To accommodate this work, a temporary full closure of the southbound lanes will be in place on Ross Street between 4th Street and 5th Street from 6 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday.  Flaggers will be present to assist motorists and … Continued

City of Santa Ana receives two APWA Awards

Each year, the American Public Works Association of Southern California presents the Public Works Project of the Year awards to promote excellence in the management and administration of public works projects, recognizing the alliance between the managing agency, the contractor, the consultant, the community, and their cooperative achievements. On December 6, 2022, the City of … Continued

City’s Public Works engineer receives Lifetime Achievement Award

On Wednesday, November 16, 2022, the Southern California Section of the Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) presented the 2022 Lifetime Achievement Award to Santa Ana’s Public Works Engineer Monica M. Suter for her dedication, contributions, and vast involvement in ITE and the Transportation Profession. With nearly 35 years serving the public and private sectors as … Continued

Paving South Main Street, Monday, Dec. 5, 2022

Starting Monday, December 5, 2022, traffic lanes will be interrupted on South Main Street between First Street and Dryer Road for approximately two weeks in order to accommodate paving.  The paving work will start at First Street, moving south to finish at Dyer Road.  The road construction will be from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. … Continued

4,000 feet of stormwater channel fencing upgrades installed

As part of the Revive Santa Ana Program, the City of Santa Ana Public Works Agency has installed approximately 4,000 linear feet of new security fencing along City-owned stormwater drainage channels.  When it rains, stormwater carries trash, debris, and other pollutants through the City’s stormdrain system and out to the ocean.  The purpose of the … Continued

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