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Department of Public Works

Scheduled Construction Activities
Week of October 15, 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.

      rdbarrierContinue additional work on San Pablo Avenue from Russell Street to Ashby Avenue, 2900 block, Eastside - CCTV and testing of new main and manholes remains.

      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)

      rdbarrierContinue rehabilitation of existing 10" sanitary sewer main and replacement of manhole on the 600 Block of Gilman. Testing of new main and manhole. CCTV of new main and laterals throughout project area.

      Continue additional work within UPRR ROW on 3rd Street from Page to Jones, east side of active RR tracks. Remove and replace existing sanitary sewer main. Work will be coordinated with Contractor, UPRR and City.

      Please obey all “No Parking” signs posted within the construction area.

      Drive "SLOWLY" and "HEED" all temporary traffic and flagman directions.

    3. 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)

      Contractor to continue spot repairs of sanitary sewer main at the following locations:


      Please obey all “No Parking” signs, traffic signs and flagmen in 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

      rdbarrierCleanup/backfill/asphalt conform paving at 9th north of Page, 7th north of Gilman, and Harrison between 7th and 8th.
      Excavate/grade/base rock/form/pour sidewalk at Harrison between 6th and 7th.

  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

      Punchlist work pending.

  4. Transportation Projects:

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

      Punchlist work pending

    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

      rdbarrierPulling cable at Tunnel/Alvarado and Ashby/Telegraph.
      Installing detection loops at Tunnel and Claremont Hotel driveway.

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


  5. Other Projects:

    1. Survey Monument Recovery
      Public Works Operations and Survey

      Excavate to recover survey monument at Cedar/Grant 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

      Renovation 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, 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 started and is anticipated to conclude in January 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 basketball, playground, and picnic areas will remain open during construction.

    2. Glendale La Loma Park Basketball Court Renovation
      1310 La Loma Avenue, Berkeley CA 94708
      JA Gonsalves & Son

      The City of Berkeley will be renovating the half-court basketball court at Glendale La Loma Park. Renovation includes removal and replacement of the existing asphalt, basketball pole, and hoop. New asphalt paving will include striping for a half-court basketball court. Project includes some modification of the sprinkler system.

  7. Outside Agency Projects:

    1. PG&E

      E-mail link to City contact person

      rdbarrierProspect and Bancroft - Overhead pole work, Sunday, October 14, 9am to 5pm

      rdbarrierWard between San Pablo and Sacramento - Install new gas services

      rdbarrierCarleton between Sacramento and San Pablo - Install new gas main and services. Deactivate old main.

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

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

      Restoration work at the following locations:

      7th/Camelia - Restoration remains
      Benvenue Ave between Parker and Dwight - Striping restoration
      Mabel St between Dwight and Carleton - Striping restoration remains
      Woolsey/Colby - Striping restoration remains
      Browning St between Channing and Dwight - Striping remains
      Eucalyptus Rd from Hillcrest to Oakland border - Restoration
      Center at Shattuck - Restoration pending
      Berkeley Way between Shattuck and Oxford - Concrete restoration remains
      Ward between Ellsworth and Telegraph - Striping remains
      Hearst between 6th and 8th - Striping remains
      Harmon between Ellis and Tremont - Restoration remains

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

    2. EBMUD
      E-mail link to City contact person

      rdbarrierPage between 2nd and Eastshore Hwy, Eastshore Hwy from Gilman to Virginia - Sanitary sewer work. ROAD CLOSURE

      Detour at Eastshore between Cedar and Page; expect delays.

      rdbarrierEvelyn Ave (200 - 1300 blocks) - Water main and services. Gilman and Santa Fe impacted.

      rdbarrierTalbot Ave from Gilman to North City Limit - Water main and services.

      rdbarrierVirginia St / 2nd St - Water main installation and gate valve

      rdbarrierCragmont Ave - Regal to Alta - Infrastructure renewal; additional installations remain

      rdbarrierVirginia St from MLK to Spruce - Striping remains

      rdbarrier2711 Shattuck Ave - Final 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:

      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 Fall 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 spring 2019 and last for about two years. Prior to pipe installation, construction to install a large valve on Bancroft Way at Ellsworth Street was completed in January 2018. Starting in winter 2019 for approximately 6 months, EBMUD crews will begin preliminary pipeline work to relocate existing pipes and install new valves.

    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 - Restoration paving on Russell
      Russell/Claremont Blvd - Aerial installation on Russell

    5. Sonic
      E-mail link to City contact person

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

      Restoration paving pending at 1348 Queens Rd

    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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