SFPUC: Sunset Boulevard Greenway Community Meeting

From SFPUC:

Next month, the SFPUC is hosting two community open houses with District 4 Supervisor Katy Tang. This green infrastructure project will utilize rain gardens to capture and infiltrate stormwater runoff from 16 blocks of Sunset Boulevard. At these April meetings, our project team will unveil the project’s final design concept including the proposed rain garden locations for each block along the length of Sunset Boulevard from Lincoln Way to Sloat Boulevard.

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From SFPUC: Next month, the SFPUC is hosting two community open houses with District 4 Supervisor Katy Tang. This green infrastructure project will utilize rain gardens to capture and infiltrate stormwater runoff from 16 blocks of Sunset Boulevard. At these April meetings, our project team will unveil the project’s final design concept including the proposed […]

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