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Scheduled Construction Activities
Week of December 17, 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)

      No scheduled construction activity.

    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)

      rdbarrier600 Block of Gilman. Testing of new main and manhole to be scheduled.

      rdbarrierTesting of new main and manholes within UPRR ROW (on 3rd Street from Page to Jones, east side of active RR tracks) to be scheduled.

      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)

      rdbarrier#50 Arden Road - point repair of existing sanitary sewer lower lateral. Trench paving to be completed.

      rdbarrierSpruce/Hearst. Vacuum testing of manhole to be scheduled. Restore traffic markings.

      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

       No scheduled construction activity.

  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

      No scheduled construction activity.

  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

      Electrical work at Ashby/Telegraph and at Tunnel Road between Bridge and Claremont Hotel driveway tentatively scheduled for week of January 7, 2019.

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

      No scheduled construction activity.

  5. Other Projects:

    1. Survey Monument Recovery
      City Survey and Operations

      Investigatory excavation to recover survey monument at 7th/Bancroft. Rebuild survey monument at #60 Acacia.

  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

      Lead Cable Replacement Project
      PG&E Contact: Lina Tate, (510) 423-8279,
      Sample PG&E Notice (.pdf)
      Investigatory excavations to start in mid-December 2018 and continue through May 2019. Construction trenching to start in February 2019. Work will be at the following locations:

      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

      rdbarrierWard between San Pablo and Sacramento - Install new gas services. CCTV. Restoration.

      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.

      rdbarrierBurnette from Park to Acton - Install new gas main and services.

      rdbarrierStuart from Grant to MLK - Install new gas main and services.

      Restoration work at the following locations:

      2140 Shattuck (Center Street side near Wells Fargo) - Striping restoration.
      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
      2016 Stuart - Restoration

      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 Page to Virginia - Sanitary sewer work. ROAD CLOSURE on PAGE

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

      rdbarrierTalbot Ave, Santa Fe Ave and Masonic Ave from Gilman to North City Limit - Water main and services.

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

      rdbarrierCragmont Ave - Regal to Alta - Infrastructure renewal; additional installations at Alta/Spruce and Cragmont/Regal/Marin to be scheduled.

      rdbarrier67th St from San Pablo to Mabel - Water main and services.

      Restoration work at the following locations:

      Virginia St from MLK to Spruce - Striping restoration.
      Derby St from Warring to Belrose - 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)
      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 - final inspection remains.

    5. Sonic
      E-mail link to City contact person

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

      Restoration striping pending Fulton/Durant.

    6. Phase 3 Communications
      E-mail link to City contact person

      Install conduit on San Pablo Avenue from Heinz to Oregon.

    7. 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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