Malibu Creek Steelhead Barrier Removal – Cross Creek Road

Location: Los Angeles County

Project Type: Restoration

Status: Completed

Date Completed: 12/4/2005

Cost: $900,000

Area Affected: 6 acres

Grant to Malibu Coastal Land Conservancy for removal of an at-grade (or Arizona) crossing over Malibu Creek at Cross Creek Road, within Malibu Creek State Park. The Arizona crossing was replaced with an elevated bridge to allow streamflow and fish to pass freely under the bridge. The project was designed to reconnect approximately 2.1 miles of spawning and rearing habitat within the State Park. Restoring fish pasage at Cross Creek Road was specifically identified in the January 2001 assessment document “Making Progress: Restoration of the Malibu Creek Watershed.”