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Department of Public Works
Department of Public Works

Scheduled Construction Activities
for
Week of July 15, 2019

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
      Clay Street, San Pablo Avenue, Garfield Avenue, Kains Avenue, Portland Avenue, Santa Fe Avenue, Thousand Oaks Boulevard, Curtis Street and Backline, Visalia Avenue, Arlington Avenue Backline, San Luis Road, 2nd Street, Hearst Avenue, and University Avenue
      Andes Construction, Inc.
      Project Notice and Map (.pdf)

      rdbarrierContinue rehabilitation of sanitary sewer main by CIPP on Kains Avenue (600 block) from Garfield to Portland.

      Please heed all “No Parking” signs and use alternate routes around the immediate construction area.

    2. Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation
      Bancroft Way, Allston Way, Byron Street, West Street, Masonic Avenue, Santa Fe Avenue, Fifth Street, and Le Conte Avenue
      Pacific Trenchless, Inc.
      Project Notice and Map (.pdf)

      rdbarrierContinue sanitary sewer rehabilitation on Allston Way (800 block) from 6th to 8th.

    3. Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation
      Mathews Street, Euclid Avenue and Backline, Mabel Street, Oregon Street, Derby Street, Fairview Street, Catalina Avenue Backline, Fairlawn Drive Backline, and Arlington Avenue
      D'Arcy & Harty Construction, Inc.
      Project Notice and Map (.pdf)

      rdbarrierStart air testing main, laterals & manholes: Mathews Street (2600 block), Mabel Street (600 block), Arlington Avenue (600 block), and easement of 931 Euclid Backline (Hilldale backline 900 &1000 block).

    4. Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation
      Euclid Avenue/Regal Road backline
      D'Arcy & Harty Construction, Inc.
      Project Notice and Map (.pdf)

      Upcoming project.

    5. Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation
      Fourth Street, Fifth Street, Gilman Street, Parker Street, Benvenue Avenue, Derby Street, Regent Street, Oregon Street, Avalon Avenue, Russell Street, Wheeler Street, and Florence Street
      Mosto Construction
      Project Notice and Map (.pdf)

      rdbarrierContinue spot repair of sanitary sewer main and laterals:

      1) Waterproofing of new and rehabilitated manholes

      2) Asphalt paving of spot repair trenches to be scheduled

      3) Awaiting CalTrans approval for Ashby Avenue/Wheeler - rehab sewer main and remove and replace existing manhole

       
  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

      rdbarrierSidewalk work at various locations.

  3. Storm Drain Projects:

    1. Hillview Road and Woodside Road Drainage Improvement Project
      Hillview/Woodside intersection, Wildcat Canyon
      APB General Engineering

      Upcoming project.

  4. Street Rehabilitation Projects:

    1. FY 2018 Measure M Street Rehabilitation
      Cornell, Folger, Henry, Hilgard, Jones, Josephine, Modoc, Murray, Page, Poe, Prince, Rugby, Vermont
      Gallagher & Burk, Inc.
      Project Notice and Map (.pdf)

      rdbarrierRaise utilities on Jones and Page.
      rdbarrierStriping and pavement markings.

    2. Panoramic Hill Rehabilitation Project
      Arden, Bancroft, Canyon, Dwight, Mosswood, Panoramic Place, Panoramic Way, Prospect
      Ghilotti Construction Company
      Project Notice and Map (.pdf)

      rdbarrierJuly 15 and 16: Concrete pavement reconstruction above 3rd switchback on Panoramic Way.
      July 17, 18 and 19: Pave final lift of asphalt concrete on Panoramic and Bancroft.

      rdbarrierExpected road closures between 9am to 4pm, Monday through Friday (No Alternative Routes):

      Panoramic Way (from Bancroft Way/Canyon Road to Berkeley/Oakland City Limits) Tuesday May 28 through August 2 (Tentative)
      Ghilotti will be staging equipment on Prospect Street near Bancroft Way for the Panoramic Way paving. Prospect Street will be closed to parking and vehicle traffic from 9am to 4pm, July 17 through July 23. A detour will be in place from Centennial Drive at Rim Way to Channing Way at Prospect Street in both directions. Canyon Road cul-de-sac residents will have access

       

      Paving Schedule*: Full Road Closure and No Parking Dates of Closure
      Panoramic Way (starting at the Oakland border and working down to Bancroft Way) 9AM to 4PM July 17 - July 23
      Bancroft Way 9AM to 4PM July 17 - July 23

      *Please note that the paving schedule is subject to change.

      No work on weekends. Please note that working hours are 7:30am to 5pm Monday through Friday; delays are expected.

      rdbarrierDetour and full 24/7 closure. Residents have an alternate route through Oakland and back to Panoramic Way below the 3rd switch back:

      24/7 road closure with detour through Oakland above 3rd switchback near 161 Panoramic Way through late July.

      Link to Panoramic Hill Rehabilitation Project webpage for more information.

    3. Street Rehabilitation and Surface Seals FY 2019
      5th, 6th, 6th, Bonar, Burnett, Byron, Carleton, Catalina, Delaware, Derby, Dwight Crescent, Highland Place, Lincoln, Ridge, Station Place
      Bay Cities Paving & Grading, Inc.
      Project Notice and Map (.pdf)
      E-mail link to Project Engineer

      rdbarrierConcrete layout, demolition and pour at Lincoln. Lower utilities on 5th and 6th.

    4. Measure T1 Street Improvements
      Adeline, Hearst, Milvia
      Gallagher & Burk, Inc.
      Project Notice (.pdf)    Location Map (.pdf)

      Upcoming project.

  5. 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.

    2. Tunnel Road Access & Ashby/Telegraph Intersection Improvements
      Tunnel Rd from Domingo to Oakland border; Intersection of Ashby/Telegraph
      Redgwick Construction
      E-mail link to Project Engineer

      Punchlist work.

    3. Shattuck Reconfiguration and Pedestrian Safety Project
      Shattuck Avenue between Allston and University, Addison Street between Shattuck SB and Shattuck NB, Center Street between Shattuck SB and Shattuck NB, University Avenue between Shattuck SB and Shattuck NB
      Ghilotti Construction Company
      Link to Shattuck Reconfiguration and Pedestrian Safety Project webpage

      rdbarrierDemo, excavate, and grade, place AB, form, pour, strip concrete at Shattuck NB between Addison and University.
      Trench conduit/install pull boxes/pour footings on Shattuck NB between University and Addison.

    4. John Muir School Crossing Improvements
      Claremont Avenue at Claremont Crescent
      Grade Tech Inc.
      E-mail link to Project Engineer

      On hold, awaiting material and equipment.

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

  7. Outside Agency Projects:

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

      Lead Cable Replacement Project
      PG&E Contact: Lina Tate, (510) 423-8279, electricreliability@pge.com
      Sample PG&E Notice (.pdf)
      rdbarrierInvestigatory excavations to start in mid-December 2018 and continue through May 2019. Construction trenching to start week of March 18, 2019. Work will be at the following locations. Trenching on Milvia and Bancroft. Restoration work on University.

      McGee - Hearst to University
      MLK - University to Addison
      Addison - MLK to Milvia
      University - McGee to MLK
      University - MLK to Bonita
      Milvia - Addison to Center
      Center - Milvia to Shattuck
      Milvia - Center to Kittredge
      Kittredge - Milvia to Shattuck
      Milvia - Kittredge to Bancroft
      Bancroft - Milvia to Telegraph

      Pipeline Pressure Testing Project
      PG&E Contact: Roxanne Cruz, 650-291-9894, roxanne.cruz@pge.com
      For additional information, visit pge.com/strengthtest.
      rdbarrierWork will be at the following locations. There will be intermittent closures except Allston Way from 6th to 7th and 7th Street from Addison to Allston will be CLOSED to through traffic for approximately 2 months.

      7th - Allston to Addison
      Allston - 6th to 7th
      7th - Ashby to Folger
      7th - Heinz to Anthony
      7th/Grayson
      7th/Carleton
      West end of Carleton (at Bayer)
      7th - Carleton to Parker
      7th/Parker

      rdbarrier2748 San Pablo Avenue - Electrical service for new building - Postponed pending completion of CCTV.

      rdbarrierCragmont Avenue from Alta to Acacia - Install new gas line. Restoration.

      rdbarrierAlvarado Road from Alvarado Place to Bridge - Install new gas main and services.

      rdbarrierAllston Way from Milvia to Shattuck - Install new gas main and services.

      Restoration work at the following locations:

      Benvenue Ave between Parker and Dwight - Striping restoration
      Mabel St between Dwight and Carleton - Restoration
      Browning St between Channing and Dwight - Striping
      Berkeley Way between Shattuck and Oxford - Concrete restoration
      Ward between Ellsworth and Telegraph - Striping
      Hearst between 6th and 8th - Striping
      Harmon between Ellis and Tremont - Restoration
      Cragmont/Regal - Restoration
      Ward between San Pablo and Sacramento - Restoration
      Burnette between Park and Acton - Restoration
      2140 Shattuck (Center and Shattuck near Downtown BART) - Restoration.
      Carleton and Derby between Sacramento and San Pablo, Acton, Mabel and Mathews from Parker to Ward - Restoration

      Ongoing AC/concrete restorations and pole replacements throughout the City.

    2. EBMUD
      E-mail link to City contact person

      rdbarrierVirginia St between Eastshore Hwy and 2nd St and Eastshore Hwy between Page and Virginia - Sanitary sewer work. Intermittent road closures on Eastshore Hwy between Virginia and Cedar. See EBMUD North Interceptor Relief Sewer project.

      rdbarrierGilman St from Hopkins to Acton - AC restoration.

      rdbarrierCragmont Ave from Regal to Alta - Infrastructure renewal; additional installations at Alta/Spruce and Cragmont/Regal/Marin to be scheduled.

      rdbarrierHilldale from Grizzly Peak to Poppy Ln, Bonnie Ln from Marin to Hilldale, Poppy Ln from Hilldale to Keeler, Miller from Poppy Ln to Keeler, Marin from Euclid to Hilldale - Install new main and services.

      rdbarrierSanta Barbara from Florida to Montrose, Northampton from Spruce to Santa Barbara - Install new main, services and hydrants.

      rdbarrierHill Court - Install new main and services.

      Restoration work at the following locations:

      Virginia St from MLK to Spruce - Striping restoration.
      Derby St from Warring to Belrose - restoration.
      67th St from San Pablo to Mabel - restoration
      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:

      Summit Reservoir Replacement Project (Spruce at Grizzly Peak)
      As of December 2018, EBMUD’s new 3.5 million gallon Summit Reservoir tank is in service and the new pumps installed at the Shasta Woods Pumping Plant are being tested. All associated landscaping work is complete. Finishing site work including paving of access roads, water line tie in and paving on Spruce Street, as well as drain work and installation of metal bird structures will take place through early 2019. Standard project work hours are Monday through Friday 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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

      Wildcat Pipeline Project
      EBMUD is planning to install a new 48-inch transmission pipeline in Berkeley to improve and expand the water system in an area that serves customers from Berkeley to Crockett. Prior to the initiation of pipe installation, a large valve was installed on Bancroft Way in January 2018 at Ellsworth Street in Berkeley to connect the new transmission lines to the existing distribution system. Exploratory work to gather information about existing infrastructure in Ellsworth St. and Stuart St. will take place intermittently leading up to major project work.

      Starting in summer 2019 for approximately 6 months, EBMUD crews will begin preliminary work to relocate existing pipes and install new valves at 5 locations along the project alignment on Ellsworth Street from Bancroft Way to Stuart Street and on Stuart Street from Ellsworth Street to Benvenue Avenue. Construction of the Wildcat Pipeline in Berkeley is anticipated to begin in early 2021 and last for about two years.

      rdbarrierJuly 14-15: Night work by EBMUD on Bancroft Way, just west of Ellsworth. 
      July 16: Start construction of Wildcat Pipeline on Stuart between Ellsworth and Benvenue.

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

      Parker at Fulton - Install cabinet. Excavate to install conduit.

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

    4. Sonic
      E-mail link to City contact person

      Contractors Solcom and QTS installing fiber telecommunications at various locations throughout North Berkeley

    5. Comcast
      E-mail link to City contact person

      New service installed on 9th between Carleton and Parker. Restoration remains.

    6. San Francisco Estuary Partnership (SFEP)
      Josh Bradt, (415) 778-6671, josh.bradt@sfestuary.org

      San Pablo Avenue Green Stormwater Spine Project
      Ghilotti Bros., Inc.
      E-mail link to SFEP Project Manager

      Upcoming project to construct bioretention swales at various locations on the west side of the 1100 block of San Pablo Avenue.

    7. University of California at Berkeley
      UC Berkeley Capital Strategies
      capitalstrategies@berkeley.edu

      Information about campus construction is available on the web at capitalstrategies.berkeley.edu. Questions or concerns can be addressed to UC Berkeley Capital Strategies, capitalstrategies@berkeley.edu. 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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