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Department of Public Works
Department of Public Works

Scheduled Construction Activities
Week of August 20, 2018

Detailed information pertaining to construction projects and related activities within the city.

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  1. Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation Projects

    1. Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation
      Virginia Street, 5th Street, 6th Street, 10th Street, Belvedere Avenue, Oxford Street, San Diego Road, Laurel Lane, Milvia Street, Walnut Street and Backline, Murray Street, 7th Street, 66th Street, Idaho Street, Harmon Street and Boise Street
      Andes Construction, Inc.
      Project Notice and Map (.pdf)

      Replace lower lateral at #847 Neilson.
      Restoration work, testing and sealing interior of manholes throughout project area.

      Please obey all “No Parking” signs posted within the construction area. Drive “SLOWLY” through the active construction site and “HEED” all temporary traffic and flagman directions.

    2. Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation
      Haste St., Telegraph Ave., Ellsworth St., Dana St., Gilman St., 2nd St., Cedarwood Ln., 4th St., 6th St., Bancroft Way, Sacramento St., Visalia Ave. and backline, Colusa Ave., and Vincente Backline.
      Cratus, Inc.
      Project Notice and Map (.pdf)

      Rehabilitation of manholes on Ellsworth Street between Haste and Durant. Waterproof coating of interiors and remove/replace frames and covers. Testing manholes.

      All businesses within and in the surrounding area of the construction area will be “Open” on their scheduled hours. Limited parking within the construction area. Please obey all “No Parking” signs posted within the construction area. Drive “SLOWLY” through the active construction site and “HEED” all temporary traffic and flagman directions.

    3. Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation
      Hearst Ave, Short St, McGee Ave, Dwight Way, Grant St, Eighth St, Carleton St, Grayson St, Anthony St, Burnette St, Prince St, Mabel St, Haskell St, Dohr St, and Stanton St
      Mosto Construction
      Project Notice and Map (.pdf)

      Spot repairs of sanitary sewer main at Dwight/McGee, Dwight/Roosevelt, Dwight/Grant, and Blake/McGee.

      Please obey all “No Parking” signs, construction traffic signs and flagman within the construction area.

  2. Sidewalk Projects

    1. FY 2017-18 Sidewalk Project
      Package A and various other locations
      Sposeto Engineering
      Package A Location Map (.pdf)
      E-mail link to Project Engineer

      Upcoming project.

  3. Storm Drain Projects

    1. FY 2016 Low Impact Development Project
      Shattuck Avenue north of University Avenue, Rose Street/Hopkins Street/Curtis Street intersection
      Empire Engineering & Construction, Inc.
      E-mail link to Project Engineer

      Complete handrail at Rose/Hopkins bioswale.

  4. Transportation Projects

    1. Ashby/Claremont and Ashby/Hillegass Intersection Improvements
      Ashby Avenue/Claremont Avenue intersection, Ashby Avenue/Hillegass Avenue intersection
      Ray's Electric
      E-mail link to Project Engineer

      Punchlist work at Claremont pending.

    2. Tunnel Road Access Improvements and Ashby/Telegraph Intersection Improvements
      Tunnel Road from Domingo Avenue to Oakland border, Ashby Avenue/Telegraph Avenue intersection
      Redgwick Construction
      E-mail link to Project Engineer

      Electrical work pending PG&E.

    3. Safe Routes to School Project
      Shattuck Avenue between Russell Street and Ward Street
      ERA Construction
      E-mail link to Project Engineer

      Construct new bus stops at NE corner Shattuck/Oregon and mid-block, west side, between Oregon and Russell.

  5. Parks Projects

      For additional information on Parks projects, please visit the Parks Recreation & Waterfront Department.

    1. Becky Temko Tot Park
      2424 Roosevelt Avenue
      Redwood Engineering Construction
      Project Postcard Notice

      Renovation includes replacement of the play structure and additional play elements, installation of resilient surfacing, and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) accessibility improvements. Construction is nearing completion. Grand reopening ceremony will be held on August 29, 2018 from 10AM to 12PM.
      Becky Temko Grand Reopening Flyer (.pdf)

    2. Strawberry Creek Park Sport Court Renovations
      1260 West Street, Berkeley, CA 94702

      Renovations include pavement resurfacing of three existing fenced sport courts (tennis, volleyball, soccer), improvements to pedestrian and ADA access including installation of an ADA accessible ramp, existing chain link fence including replacement of fence fabric for all three sport courts, installation of site furnishings including net assembly for tennis and volleyball, bike racks, bench, and removable bollards. Construction is anticipated to begin in September 2018 and the courts will be closed for approximately 4 months.

  6. Outside Agency Projects

    1. PG&E
      E-mail link to City contact person

      rdbarrier4th and 5th Streets - Install new gas and electrical service for #1785 4th Street.

      rdbarrierWard between San Pablo and Sacramento - Gas main and services.

      rdbarrierWard between Ellsworth and Telegraph - Gas main and services. Includes trenching across Adeline.

      rdbarrierHarmon between Ellis and Tremont - Gas main and services.

      rdbarrierHearst between 6th and 8th - Gas main and services.

      rdbarrier2748 San Pablo Avenue - Electrical service for new building.

      rdbarrierDwight Way from Piedmont to Fernwald - Overhead electrical maintenance.

      Restoration work at the following locations:

      7th/Camelia - Restoration remains
      Benvenue Avenue between Parker and Dwight - Striping restoration.
      Mabel Street between Dwight and Carleton - Restoration.
      Woolsey/Colby - Striping restoration remains.
      Browning Street between Channing and Dwight - Striping restoration.
      Eucalyptus Road from Hillcrest to Oakland border - Restoration.
      Center at Shattuck - Restoration pending.
      Arlington between Mendocino and The Circle - Striping restoration remains.
      Berkeley Way between Shattuck and Oxford - Striping and AC restoration. Pole replacement.

      Numerous AC restoration, concrete restoration and pole replacement in small areas throughout the City.

    2. EBMUD
      E-mail link to City contact person

      rdbarrierPage from Eastshore Highway to 2nd Street - Sanitary sewer work. ROAD CLOSED.

      rdbarrierEastshore Highway from Gilman to Virginia - Sanitary sewer work. Intermittent lane closures. Detour to 4th Street between Virginia and Cedar. Expect traffic delays.

      rdbarrier2700 block of Shattuck Avenue - Install fire and domestic services.

      rdbarrierEvelyn Avenue (200 - 1300 blocks) - Water main and services. Gilman Street and Santa Fe Avenue affected. Expect delays.

      rdbarrierCragmont Avenue from Marin to Alta - Infrastructure renewal.Additional pipeline work.

      Virginia Street from MLK to Spruce - Striping. Oxford paving remains.

      Restoration work at numerous small areas throughout the city.

      For updated information and contacts regarding EBMUD Reservoir Replacement and Transmission Pipeline projects please follow the appropriate link below:

      Panoramic Hill Improvements
      EBMUD pipeline replacement on Panoramic Hill - Minor restoration remains.

      Summit Reservoir Replacement Project (Spruce at Grizzly Peak)
      Construction started in late 2014 and major work to complete the new tank and landscaping continued through the end of 2017 with Shasta/Woods pumping plant work to complete in mid-2018. Temporary facilities have been installed to serve water to the area during the replacement of the Summit Reservoir and will remain in place until the new pumping plant is online.

      EBMUD Summit Reservoir Notice - December 2014 (.pdf)
      Summit Reservoir Update Notice - October 2015 (.pdf)

      Wildcat Pipeline Project
      Construction of the Wildcat Pipeline in Berkeley is anticipated to begin in fall 2018 and last for about two years. Construction to install a large valve on Bancroft Way was completed in January 2018. Berkeley project work to install the 48" transmission pipe along Ellsworth Street will begin in fall 2018.

    3. AT&T Telephone
      E-mail link to City contact person

      Crews removing old poles throughout Berkeley.
      Investigative and cable pulling work within existing manholes and vaults throughout the city.

    4. Comcast
      E-mail link to City contact person

      2900 block of College Avenue - Contractor Solcom installing telecommunications facilities.

    5. Sonic
      E-mail link to City contact person

      Contractors Solcom and QTS installing fiber telecommunications at various locations throughout North Berkeley.
      Sonic installing aerial and underground fiber at 1348 Queens Rd.

    6. University of California at Berkeley
      Information provided by UC:
      UC Berkeley Capital Strategies

      Information about campus construction is available on the web at Questions or concerns can be addressed to UC Berkeley Capital Strategies, Other campus resources include the UC Office of Environment, Health and Safety at (510) 642-3073.

In all construction areas:

  • Please observe all "NO PARKING" signs
  • Tie or keep pets away to assure both pet and worker safety
  • Keep children out of work area
  • Dust and noise will be prevalent, please take proper precautions

If you did not find the project you were looking for, it may have moved to the Recently Completed Projects page.

Recently completed sanitary sewer projects

Recently completed storm drain projects

Recently completed street rehabilitation projects

Recently completed sidewalk and pathway projects


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