Project Date: On-going
Multi benefit San Gabriel River Greenway Enhancements located within the Emerald Necklace, along the 2.25 mile stretch of the San Gabriel River between Durfee Thompson Elementary to the north, and Mountain View High school to the south. The goal of this project is to enhance public access to existing regional bike trail, providing landscaping and community access areas for four schools located adjacent to the urban river canal.
CALTRANs portion of the project is providing 400 trees and 2,400 shrubs and will providing carbon sequestering (reduction), water conservation/flood control, improving air quality, while reducing noise and heat island effect. Area recreation opportunities and and area beautification.
Project Team: Amigos de los Rios, CCC, LACC and SGCC
Project Funder: California Natural Resources Agency and CALTRANS,
Alfred Madrid Middle School
Durfee Thompson Park
El Monte Union High School
La Primera Elementary School
Twin Lakes Elementary School
Mountain View High School