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Department of Public Works
Department of Public Works

Scheduled Construction Activities
Week of June 18, 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)

      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)

      rdbarrierRehabilitation of sanitary sewer main and laterals on Gilman Street from Eastshore Highway to 4th (600-700 block).

      rdbarrierContinue work on existing sanitary sewer main and manholes in 1600 block of Visalia Ave backline (Colusa to Vincente easement).

      Rehabilitation of manholes throughout the project area. Waterproof coating of interiors and removal/replacement of frames and covers.

      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
      9th St, Pardee St, Beverly Pl, California St, King St, Indian Rock Ave, Posen Ave, Neilson St, Northside Ave, Ordway St, Gilman St, and Halkin Ln.
      Pacific Trenchless, Inc.
      Project Notice and Map (.pdf)

      No scheduled construction activity.

    4. Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation
      2nd/Camelia, Roanoke
      Mosto Construction

      Sewer manhole rehabilitation at 2nd/Camelia. Spot repair of sanitary sewer main at #36 Roanoke Road.

    5. 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)

      Start 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
      Various locations
      Sposeto Engineering
      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

      Miscellaneous work at Rose/Hopkins.

  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

      PG&E to install new service. Additional signal testing to be done. New timing implementation at Claremont signal pending approval by Caltrans. New timing implementation and power up of signal at Hillegass pending approval by Caltrans.

    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

      No construction work scheduled. Work pending PG&E new service installation tentatively scheduled for July 31st.

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

      Upcoming project for pedestrian crossing improvements.

  5. Parks Projects

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

    1. Grove Park
      2828 Martin Luther King Jr. Way
      Integra Construction Services
      Project Notice   Postcard 

      Tennis and Basketball courts were re-opened on December 2nd, 2017.
      Project is in close-out phase. Minor corrections and finishing touches may require restricted access for short periods of time, but the park is open.

    2. 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. Park is currently closed for renovation. Anticipated re-opening in August 2018.

  6. Outside Agency Projects

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

      rdbarrierArlington Avenue between Mendocino and The Circle - Gas main and services installed. Deactivate old main. Expect traffic delays.

      rdbarrier7th Street between Anthony and Heinz - Excavate and repair gas line.

      rdbarrierMabel Street between Dwight and Carleton - Install new gas main and services.

      rdbarrier7th/Camelia - SCADA installation.

      Restoration work at the following locations:

      Benvenue Avenue between Parker and Dwight - Restoration.
      Roosevelt Avenue between Dwight and Allston - Patch on Dwight. Striping restoration.
      Woolsey/Colby - Striping restoration at Woolsey remains.
      Browning Street between Channing and Dwight - Striping restoration.
      Eucalyptus Road from Hillcrest to Oakland border - Restoration.
      Center at Shattuck - Restoration pending.
      Roanoke - Restoration pending.
      Berkeley Way between Shattuck and Oxford - Electrical undergrounding and betterment. Striping and AC restoration remain.

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

    2. EBMUD
      E-mail link to City contact person

      rdbarrierVirginia Street from Sacramento to Spruce - Working on services east of Shattuck. Expect traffic delays.

      Cragmont Avenue from Marin to Alta - Infrastructure renewal. Restoration in progress.

      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 the Oakland side of Panoramic Hill began in July 2016. Berkeley Panoramic Hill pipeline and service replacement scheduled to begin in April 2017. Helicopter delivery of pipe scheduled for April 27, 2017, 9AM to 4PM. EBMUD April 2017 Helicopter Delivery Notice (.pdf)
      Starting May 10, 2017, road closures on Panoramic are currently anticipated during working hours through October 2017. Services and concrete restoration remain. Expect traffic delays/road closures.

      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 - Further work pending revised permit.

    5. Paxio
      E-mail link to City contact person

      rdbarrier6th Street/University Avenue - Installing telecommunication services. Restoration remains.

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

      Berkeley Way West
      Construction of a new academic building is underway in the lot bounded by Berkeley Way, Shattuck Ave and Hearst Ave. The building will house the School of Public Health, School of Education, and Department of Psychology. Ground floor retail along Shattuck Ave is also planned.

      Bancroft Residence Hall Project (Blackwell Hall) 
      The Bancroft Residence Hall project will bring new student housing to Bancroft Way along with retail and new space for Stiles Hall. The project, bounded by Bancroft Way, Dana St, and Durant St. includes beds for 775 students along with study and activity space. More about the Bancroft Residence Hall project, including a link to a webcam, is online at The new housing is scheduled to open in August 2018.

      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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