Friday, 23 February 2024

Draft Soda Bay Corridor Evacuation Plan released; public meeting on plan set for Feb. 28

LAKE COUNTY, Calif. — The Lake County Department of Public Works, in coordination with the Konocti Fire Safe Council and associated agencies, has prepared a draft Soda Bay Corridor Evacuation Plan.

The Soda Bay Corridor consists of the arterial roads which serve as primary evacuation routes for multiple densely populated Riviera communities: Soda Bay Road (SR 281) and Point Lakeview Road.

The draft plan is open for the public to read and comment. Members of the public, and particularly residents of the affected communities, are encouraged to read the draft plan and share their feedback.

The 30-day public comment period began on Feb. 8 and will continue until March 9. Afterward, a final version of the plan will be released.

The draft plan is available for public download online here.

A printed copy will be available at the Public Works main office at 255 N. Forbes St., Room 309, in Lakeport.

A public meeting on the plan will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 28, from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m., at Konocti Harbor Resort, 8727 Soda Bay Road in Kelseyville.

A presentation will play on a loop and team members will be in attendance to answer any questions. Members of the public are invited to arrive any time during the open house hours and stay for any duration.

Comment on the plan can be provided in three ways:

• Online at:;
• In person at the public meeting on Feb. 28;
• Or mailed and postmarked by March 9 to Public Works Director Scott De Leon, Attn: Soda Bay Corridor Evacuation Plan Comments, 255 N. Forbes St., Room 309, Lakeport, CA 95453.

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