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Scheduled Construction Activities
Week of April 23, 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)

      rdbarrierContinue rehabilitation of sanitary sewer main and laterals on Idaho Street from 66th to Alcatraz (3200 block).

      Rehabilitation of sanitary sewer main and laterals on 66th Street from Idaho to Mabel (1300 block).

      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)

      rdbarrierContinue rehabilitation of sanitary sewer main and laterals on Haste Street between Shattuck and Ellsworth (2100-2200 blocks).

      Rehabilitation of sanitary sewer main and laterals on Ellsworth Street (2400 block).

      Rehabilitation of sanitary sewer main and laterals on Dana Street (2400 block).

      Continue easement work on 1600 block of Visalia Avenue backline (Colusa Avenue to Vincente Avenue easement).

      rdbarrierWeather permitting, continue restoration on:

      Haste Street from College to Piedmont (2600-2700 blocks) - asphalt trench paving, concrete restoration
      Haste Street and Telegraph Avenue intersection - concrete and brick restoration

      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)

      Rebuild survey monument on Beverly Place.

    4. Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation
      Mosto Construction

      Sewer work at 2nd/Camelia.

    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)

      Upcoming project.

  2. 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

      rdbarrierRose/Hopkins/Curtis intersection - Continue irrigation work in bioswale. Sidewalk and curb ramp work.

  3. Street Paving Projects

    1. Street Rehabilitation FY 2017
      Bancroft, The Alameda, Tulare, Contra Costa, Solano
      Gallagher & Burk, Inc.
      Project Notice (.pdf)
      E-mail link to Project Engineer

      No scheduled construction activity.

    2. FY 2017 Measure M Surface Seals
      Allston, Avenida, Berryman, Bret Harte, Campus, Cornell, Cragmont, Delaware, 8th, Euclid, Florida, Hearst, Jones, Josephine, 9th, Page, Parker, San Pedro, Solano, Somerset, Sonoma, Southampton, Spruce, The Alameda, The Circle, Vassar, Vincente, Whitney, Woolsey
      Telfer Pavement Technologies
      Curb Ramp Public Notice (.pdf)
      Surface Seal Public Notice (.pdf)
      E-mail link to Project Engineer

      Concrete punchlist work pending.

  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

      rdbarrierAshby/Hillegass: Signal work.
      Ashby/Claremont: Signal work.

    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

      rdbarrierDomingo/Tunnel: Demo/form/pour curb & sidewalk. AC paving.

      rdbarrierTunnel between Claremont Hotel and Bridge: Form/pour traffic signal pole foundations. Bore electrical conduit for traffic signals.

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

      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. Construction is expected to start on or after April 30, 2018.

  6. Outside Agency Projects

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

      rdbarrierArlington Avenue between Mendocino and The Circle - Install gas line. Expect traffic delays.

      rdbarrierShattuck at Center - Install gas line from Downtown BART on Shattuck to 100' just past Wells Fargo on north side of Center. Taxis temporarily relocated to SB Shattuck.

      Berkeley Way between Shattuck and Oxford - Electrical undergrounding and betterment. Future work on Oxford once new trench path is approved.

      Restoration work at the following locations:

      Benvenue Avenue between Parker and Dwight - Restoration.
      Roosevelt Avenue between Dwight and Allston - Restoration continues.
      Woolsey/Colby - Striping restoration.
      Browning Street between Channing and Dwight - Striping restoration.
      Grant Street between Lincoln and Francisco - Restoration complete pending inspection.
      The Uplands/Tunnel - Restoration remains.
      Eucalyptus Road from Hillcrest to Oakland border - Restoration remains.

      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 - Water main replacement. Installations at intersections of Virginia/MLK, Virginia/Shattuck and Virginia/Oxford. Expect traffic delays.

      Cragmont Avenue from Marin to Alta - Infrastructure renewal. Only hydrant transfers and connections at intersections remain. On hold.

      Delaware Street from Shattuck to Walnut - Pipeline installation complete. Restoration planned for April, weather permitting.

      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. Connections and trench dams remain. Installing services on Orchard Lane. 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

      rdbarrierSolano/Colusa - Contractor West Valley Construction. Striping remains. Expect traffic delays.

      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 - Contractor Solcom installed telecommunication services. AC restoration.
      Dwight west of 4th to 6th - Contractor Solcom placed conduit on Dwight. Restoration remains.

    5. Paxio
      E-mail link to City contact person

      rdbarrier6th Street/University Avenue - Installing telecommunication services. Bore and pull conduit.

    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. Construction is scheduled to continue through end of March 2018.

      Bancroft Residence Hall Project
      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

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