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Scheduled Construction Activities
Week of February 24, 2020

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)

      rdbarrier At Hearst, Jones/2nd, Camelia/2nd, San Luis, 2nd/Delaware, and 2nd/University: Waterproofing of new and rehabilitated maintenance holes. Testing of new and rehabilitated sanitary sewer mains, laterals and maintenance holes.

    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)

      No scheduled construction activity.

    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)

      No scheduled construction activity.

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

      No scheduled construction activity.

    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)

      No scheduled construction activity.

    6. Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation
      Bancroft Way
      Cratus, Inc.
      E-mail link to Project Engineer

      rdbarrierContinue rehabilitation of sanitary sewer main and laterals on Bancroft Way from San Pablo Avenue to Tenth Street (1000 block). Testing of new and rehabilitated mains, laterals and maintenance holes. Restore traffic markings.

    7. Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation
      Neilson St Backline, Thousand Oaks Blvd Backline, Portland Ave Backline, Peralta Ave, San Lorenzo Ave/Washington Ave, Capistrano Ave, Miramar Ave Backline, The Alameda Backline, Arlington Ave Backline, Michigan Ave Backline, Alamo Ave Backline, San Diego Rd & Backline, Santa Barbara Rd & Backline, San Luis Rd Backline, Henry St Backline, Berryman St and Backline, Grizzly Peak Blvd & Backline, Cypress St/Buena Ave, Rose St, Grant St, Edith St, and Milvia St Backline
      Cratus, Inc.
      Project Notice and Map (.pdf)

      Upcoming project.

    8. Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation
      San Pablo Avenue at University Ave, at Parker St, at Carleton St, and from Grayson St to South City Limit
      Precision Engineering
      Project Notice and Map (.pdf)

      Upcoming project.

    9. Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation
      Dwight Way, Fourth St, Camelia St, Seventh St, Heinz Ave, University Ave, Dana St, Ward St, Dover St, Haskell St, and Seawall Dr
      Pacific Trenchless
      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

      No scheduled construction activity.

  3. Storm Drain Projects:

    1. Hillview Road and Woodside Road Drainage Improvement Project
      Hillview/Woodside intersection, Wildcat Canyon
      APB General Engineering
      Project Notice and Map (.pdf)


    2. FY 2018 Measure M Low Impact Development, Woolsey Street
      Woolsey from Adeline to Tremont
      Cratus, Inc.
      Project Notice and Map (.pdf)

      Traffic on Woolsey will be ONE WAY in the East Bound direction between Adeline and Tremont, 24 hours/day, for the duration of the project, estimated 7 months.

      rdbarrierBackfill detention structure at Woolsey west of Tremont. Form/pour retaining wall.  

  4. Street Rehabilitation Projects:

    1. 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

      rdbarrierPatch paving along gutter at Virginia/Eastshore Highway.

    2. Measure T1 Street Improvements
      Adeline, Hearst, Milvia
      Gallagher & Burk, Inc.
      Project Notice (.pdf)    Location Map (.pdf)
      E-mail link to Project Engineer

      rdbarrierSubcontractor Sposeto Engineering performing concrete work on Adeline from Ward to Ashby and on Milvia from Blake to Russell.

  5. Transportation Projects:

    1. 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

      rdbarrierNorthbound traffic on Shattuck Avenue is diverted to the west leg of Shattuck between Center and University thereby converting this portion of Shattuck to accommodate two-way (NB and SB) traffic. The intersection of Shattuck East and Center is CLOSED.

      Link to Letter to Businesses and Residents Regarding Conversion to Two-Way Traffic Flow and Closure of Intersection of Shattuck East and Center for Construction

      Electrical work, signage and temporary striping throughout project area. Install decorative pavers at Shattuck East/Center.

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

      Punchlist including mulch placement and sign installation.

  6. Other Projects:

    1. Streetlight Retrofit Project
      Tanko Lighting
      E-mail link to Project Engineer

      Subcontractor Star Energy installing fixtures citywide. Punchlist.

  7. Parks Projects:
    For additional information on Parks projects, please visit the Parks Recreation & Waterfront Department and Temporary Park Closures.

    1. John Hinkel Park Improvement Project
      E-mail link to Project Engineer

      Project consists of a new accessible pathway from San Diego Road to a new picnic area at the former clubhouse location. Upgrades also include new site furnishings and reconstruction of the entry stairway at Somerset Place.

      Anticipated Start Date: October 2019
      Duration: Approximately 4 months

  8. 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 started in mid-December 2018. Construction trenching started week of March 18, 2019. Restoration and cable pulling following. Work at the locations listed below.

      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,
      For additional information, visit
      rdbarrierRestoration and demobilization at the following locations.

      7th - Allston to Addison
      Allston - 6th to 7th
      7th - Gilman to Harrison

      rdbarrierVirginia St from Curtis to Sacramento - Install new gas main and services.

      rdbarrierSan Antonio Ave (Avis to San Luis)/San Luis Rd (~#623 to Montrose)/Southampton Ave (northeast of San Luis) - Install new gas main and services.

      rdbarrierOregon from San Pablo to Mabel/Wallace from Ward to Russell/Mathews from Ward to Russell - Install new gas main and services.

      rdbarrier2000 block of Marin - ROAD CLOSED 2/27, 2/28 and 3/2 for concrete pavement restoration. Detours will be in effect.

      Restoration work at the following locations:

      Mabel St between Dwight and Carleton - Restoration
      Carleton and Derby between Sacramento and San Pablo, Acton, Mabel and Mathews from Parker to Ward - Restoration
      Ellsworth St from Derby to Carleton - Restoration
      Spruce St from Santa Barbara to San Benito - Restoration currently planned for March/April
      Oxford St from Hearst to Berkeley - Restoration
      Belrose from Tanglewood to Avalon - 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. Road closures on Eastshore Hwy between Virginia and Cedar. See EBMUD North Interceptor Relief Sewer project. Replace maintenance hole lids and SD offset work on Eastshore Hwy. Patch paving and striping.

      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. Restoration.

      rdbarrierRock Lane from Poplar to Cragmont - Install new main and services. Restoration.

      rdbarrierColusa from San Lorenzo to Tacoma, San Lorenzo from Ensenada to Santa Rosa, Capistrano from Miramar to The Alameda, Tacoma from Colusa to The Alameda, Ensenada from San Lorenzo to Tacoma, Ensenada from Peralta to Portland - Upcoming water main replacement project.

      Restoration work at the following locations:

      Virginia St from MLK to Spruce - Striping restoration
      Hill Court - Restoration pending
      Santa Barbara from Florida to Montrose, Northampton from Spruce to Santa Barbara - Restoration pending
      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.

      rdbarrier Construction of Wildcat Pipeline on Stuart and on Ellsworth. Work on Ellsworth between Bancroft and Durant. Restoration work by MCK Services on Stuart and on Ellsworth from Dwight to Stuart.

    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. Sonic
      E-mail link to City contact person

      Install fiber telecommunications at Shattuck Ave between Ashby and Essex. Restoration.

    5. Comcast
      E-mail link to City contact person

      rdbarrierInstall telecommunication services on Allston Way from east of Shattuck to Oxford, on Oxford/Fulton St from Allston to Bancroft and on Bancroft Way west of Fulton.

      1600-1800 blocks of Solano Ave - New services installed. Restoration.

    6. San Francisco Estuary Partnership (SFEP)
      Josh Bradt, (415) 778-6671,

      San Pablo Avenue Green Stormwater Spine Project
      Ghilotti Bros., Inc.
      Construction of bioretention swales at various locations on the west side of the 1100 block of San Pablo Avenue
      Public Notice (.pdf)
      E-mail link to SFEP Construction Project Manager

      Awaiting material delivery. No scheduled construction activity.

    7. Caltrans
      Chiconda Davis, Public Information Officer, (510) 286-1227,

      rdbarrierProject 04-2G4824 - Ashby Avenue from San Pablo Avenue to Shattuck Avenue
      Ray's Electric
      Replace signals and curb ramps at Mabel, Sacramento, King, Ellis, and Adeline.

      rdbarrierProject 04-2G6604 - Ashby Avenue from College Avenue to Roble Road
      California Highway Construction Group
      Replace sidewalks and curb ramps.

    8. 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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