Projects - Past and Present


Piru Circles
Click on “Piru Circles” for details on the public art component of the sidewalk improvements project.

Recreational Trail Public Art Mural Project
Click on “Recreational Trail Public Art Mural Project” for information regarding the public art component on a concrete retaining wall that was built as part of the Piru – Camulos Recreational Trail Project.


Utility Undergrounding – Construction was completed in April 2001 on undergrounding of overhead utilities in the downtown area. [Center Street (Main to Piru Creek), Via Fustero, Main Street (Via Fustero to Center)]

Decorative Streetlights – In conjunction with utility undergrounding, thirty-four new street lights were installed. [Center Street (Main to Via Fustero)]

Piru Town Square – Completed construction of Piru Town Square in December 2002, including brick square, shade arbor, restrooms, railroad platform/ bandstand, parking, lighting, and bike path. [Center Street (between Piru Square and Via Fustero)]

Alley Lights – Installed overhead lights in all alleyways in FY 2001-02.

Piru Wastewater Treatment Facility – Improvements were completed in FY 2002-03, bringing the Piru Sewer Treatment plant into compliance with regional water quality standards and providing an additional 114 sewer hookups to the community.

Sidewalk Improvements – New sidewalks and sidewalk replacement along both sides of Main Street were completed in March 2006. Components include approximately one mile of sidewalk construction or replacement with curbs and gutter, wheelchair ramps, raised dot crossings and improved traffic control devices at seven pedestrian crossings. [Main Street, from Via Fustero to Center Street and both sides of Center Street from Main Street west to Piru School]

Community Drainage System – On June 3, 2008, a construction contract was awarded for construction of a storm drain system on Main, Orchard, and Center Streets in Piru to address recurring flooding and drainage problems.