Sonoma County’s Korbel Summer Crossing
Sonoma County Public Works staff showed its ingenuity in creating a semi-permanent bridge crossing the Russian River that could be put up earlier, removed later and was environmentally friendly. It eliminated the need for the old dirt berm and gravel method of placing a temporary crossing. The bridge is necessary during the fire season. There are several homes and recreational camping in that area of the county, and having access at that point across the river cuts emergency response time from 20 minutes to 5 minutes.