Roads

                  

Overview:

The Pit River Tribe Roads Department receives annual funding from Federal Highways and Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA). Roads within Indian reservation that are eligible, approved by BIA are to be placed under Tribal Transportation Plan (TTP) and are maintained by the Pit River Tribe Roads Department.  Also, employment and Training opportunities are provided to the tribal members in construction and heavy equipment operations by the Roads Department. 5-10 temporary crew workers will be hired every summer for the road construction.

What it Does:

The Pit River Tribe Roads Department goal to provide safe, adequate transportation and public access to and within Indian reservation, Indian lands and communities for Indians. Roads Department involves in installing culverts, snow ploughing, shrub removal within the Indian reservation.

Accomplishments:

The Pit River Tribe Roads Department successfully completed the 7-Roads Project to community housing with sidewalk and street lights located on XL reservation, Alturas CA. Provided road access to Lauer Dam using Full Depth Reclamation technique. Another accomplishment includes asphalt paving of Pit River Tribe Casino parking lot. Park Avenue project was a joint venture between Pit River Tribe and the Shasta County Public Works Department with a $400,000 Rural Non-Motorized Transit Grant approval. Under this project a six-foot shoulder is paved on both sides of road, street lights and crosswalk with yellow flashing beacon lights are placed for access to clinic and Tribal Office. Currently working on the rehabilitation of windy point road on Montgomery Creek Rancheria.

Contact information:

Roads Coordinator

36970 Park Avenue. Burney CA. 96013

Office phone 530. 335-4516

Fax Number 530.335-5481

Hours Monday-Friday 8:00am-4:30pm (1/2-hour lunch)