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Posted on: December 21, 2021

[ARCHIVED] PG&E Trimming Trees Along the Iron Horse Trail

PG&E to Conduct Annual Tree Trimming Work for Safety Along the Iron Horse Trail

December 21, 2021, Danville, unincorporated Alamo, Walnut Creek, Concord, CA – The Contra Costa County Public Works Department has issued a permit to Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) to trim trees and remove brush along the Iron Horse Trail. Tree removal will not be part of this project. 

This annual, routine work is scheduled to begin on the week of December 27, 2021 in Danville and unincorporated Alamo. The trimming will continue the week of January 3, 2022 in Walnut Creek and Concord. Work will occur between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m., Monday thru Friday, and is expected to be complete by the week of January 22, 2022, weather permitting. The work will be conducted by PG&E contract tree crew Mowbray’s Tree Service. 

This work is to improve trail, fire, and general safety along this portion of the Iron Horse Corridor. The trail will not be blocked to pedestrian or bicycle access, though PG&E contractors will be pruning trees in the area. Trail users may encounter some minor delays as contractor vehicles access the trail area.

About PG&E

Pacific Gas and Electric Company, a subsidiary of PG&E Corporation (NYSE:PCG), is a combined natural gas and electric utility serving more than 16 million people across 70,000 square miles in Northern and Central California. For more information, visit www.pge.com/ and http://www.pge.com/about/newsroom/

About Contra Costa County Public Works Department:

Contra Costa County Public Works Department (CCCPWD) maintains over 660 miles of roads, 150 miles of streams, channels and other drainage and over 200 County buildings throughout Contra Costa County. CCCPWD provides services such as Parks and Recreation, Sand Bag Distribution and Flood Control throughout unincorporated areas of Contra Costa County. For more information about CCCPWD, please visit us at www.cccpublicworks.org

Contact: PG&E Main Newsline: 415.973.5930

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