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Scheduled Construction Activities
Week of April 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
      Hearst, Short, McGee, Dwight, Grant, Eighth, Carleton, Grayson, Anthony, Burnette, Price, Mabel, Haskell, Dohr, Stanton
      Mosto Construction
      Project Notice and Map (.pdf)


    2. 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 sanitary sewer rehabilitation on Visalia Avenue (1500 block) from Curtis to Neilson. Continue work in easement area between Curtis Street and Neilson Street.

      rdbarrierStart sanitary sewer rehabilitation on Curtis Street (500 block) from Visalia to Thousand Oaks.

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

    3. 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)

      Upcoming project.

    4. 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)

      Upcoming project.

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

      Upcoming project.

    6. 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)

      Upcoming project.

  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 7th/Virginia and Harrison from 5th to 6th.

  3. Storm Drain Projects:

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


  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.

      Upcoming project.

    2. Panoramic Hill Rehabilitation Project
      Arden, Bancroft, Canyon, Dwight, Mosswood, Panoramic Place, Panoramic Way, Prospect
      Ghilotti Construction Company

      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

      AC plugs in front of curb ramps.

    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 tentatively scheduled.

    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

      rdbarrierTrenching for electrical conduit at Shattuck SB/University, Shattuck SB/Addison, and Shattuck SB/Center.
      Layout, demo, excavate sidewalk and roadway on east side of Shattuck SB between University and Center.

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

      rdbarrierDemolition and placement of concrete on both sides of intersection.

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

    1. Strawberry Creek Park Sport Court Renovations
      1260 West Street, Berkeley CA 94702
      Bay Construction
      Project Postcard Notice

      Renovations include: Pavement resurfacing of three existing fenced sport courts (tennis, volleyball, soccer); Renovation of basketball courts including resurfacing, new striping and replacement of the backboards and nets Improvements to pedestrian and ADA access including installation of an ADA accessible ramp, and to 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 has been delayed due to unfavorable weather conditions. Construction is anticipated to concluded in March 2019. The path through the courts will be closed for duration of the project. Pedestrians are advised to detour around the park via Bonar Street. The playground and picnic areas will remain open during construction.

    2. San Pablo Park Restroom Renovation Project
      2800 Park Street, Berkeley, CA 94702
      B Brothers Construction

      Renovations include rebuilding and repair of the roof structure, including beams, decking, skylights, and roof. Bathrooms will receive new ADA compatible fixtures and associated plumbing, new partitions, new light fixtures, and refinishing of floors, walls, and ceilings. Doors from the restrooms to the storage area will be infilled and a new exterior door to the storage room will be provided.

  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,
      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, Monday through Thursday. Note: AC Transit bus stop at Grant/University will be closed for 3 weeks. Buses will be re-routed to a bus stop at MLK/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

      rdbarrierCarleton and Derby between Sacramento and San Pablo, Acton, Mabel and Mathews from Parker to Ward - Install new gas main and services. Deactivate old main.

      rdbarrier1785 4th Street - Install new gas service.

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

      rdbarrier1400 - 1500 blocks of Russell Street - Gas repair. 

      rdbarrierCragmont Avenue from Alta to Acacia - Install new gas line. Work schedule will be Monday thru Thursday, 7 am - 6 pm.

      rdbarrierAlvarado Road from Alvarado Place to Bridge - 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
      Stuart between Grant and MLK - Restoration

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

    2. EBMUD
      E-mail link to City contact person

      rdbarrierNorthbound Shattuck Ave between Addison and Allston - Water main replacement. Lane closures. Expect delays.

      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 - Install new main and services and fire hydrant. Expect traffic delays.

      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 - Install new main and services.

      rdbarrierOxford/Virginia - Restore concrete intersection. Expect traffic delays.

      Restoration work at the following locations:

      Evelyn, Talbot, Santa Fe and Masonic Aves from Gilman to North City Limit - Restoration remains
      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.

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

      rdbarrierContractor West Valley repairing manhole and restoring roadway at WB University/Milvia.

      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

      Durant from Fulton to Telegraph - restoration.

    5. Comcast
      E-mail link to City contact person

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

    6. University of California at Berkeley
      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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