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High School Students Attend Public Works Field Trip

San Rafael, CA – On May 22, a group of 26 high school students attended a special tour of the Marin County Department of Public Works (DPW) headquarters as part of the 59th annual National Public Works Week celebration.

Hosted by DPW and planned in conjunction with the Marin County Office of Education, the field trip introduced the students to a wide range of disciplines that fall under the purview of public works. It was the first time in recent decades that an extensive Public Works tour was organized for students. The teens were from Terra Linda, Tamalpais and San Rafael high schools. 

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