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Department of Public Works
Department of Public Works

Scheduled Construction Activities
for
Week of January 24, 2022

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)

      No scheduled construction activity.

    2. Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation
      Walnut St, Vine St, Rose St, Spruce St, Glen Ave
      Glosage Engineering
      Project Notice and Map (.pdf)

      No scheduled construction activity.

    3. Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation
      Ashby Ave, MLK Jr. Way, Benvenue Ave, Hillegass Ave, Parker St, Telegraph Ave, Bowditch St, College Ave, Spruce St, and Keith Ave
      Andes Construction, Inc.
      Project Notice and Map (.pdf)

      No scheduled construction activity.

    4. Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation
      Various locations throughout Berkeley
      Glosage Engineering
      Project Notice and Map (.pdf)

      No scheduled construction activity.

    5. Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation
      Cedar St., Virginia Gardens, Sacramento St, Lincoln St., Spaulding Ave. Backline, Roosevelt Ave. Backline., Martin Luther King Jr. Way, Walker St., Backline, Telegraph Ave. Backline., Atherton St., Fulton St., Bancroft Way, Shattuck Ave., and Kittredge St.
      Cratus, Inc.
      Project Notice and Map (.pdf)

      rdbarrierContinue testing of sanitary sewer mains, laterals and maintenance holes throughout project area. Reconnect lower lateral at 2408 Atherton. Re-install survey monument at San Lorenzo/Neilson. Miscellaneous minor items.

    6. Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation
      Woolsey Street from Wheeler to Deakin
      D'Arcy & Harty Construction
      E-mail link to Project Engineer

      Miscellaneous minor work.

  2. Sidewalk Projects:

    1. FY 2020 Sidewalk Shaving Project
      Various locations
      Trip Stop Sidewalk Repair
      E-mail link to Project Engineer

      Inspection and shaving activity citywide.

    2. FY20 Sidewalk Repairs
      Various locations
      California Constructores
      Public Notice (.pdf)

      rdbarrierWork at various locations on:

      Bancroft - 2400 block
      Benvenue - 2700, 2900-3000 blocks
      Blake - 1800, 2100-2200, 2600 blocks
      Durant - 2500 block
      Dwight - 2600 block
      Florence - 2900 block
      Telegraph - 2300 & 2500 blocks
       
  3. Street Rehabilitation Projects:

    1. Street Rehabilitation FY2021
      Ada, Bancroft, Channing, Curtis, Emerson, Essex, Holly, Second, Spruce
      Bay Cities Paving & Grading, Inc.
      Project Notice and Map (.pdf)
      E-mail link to Project Engineer

      rdbarrierMiscellaneous minor work on Second Street and Michigan Avenue.

  4. Transportation Projects:

    1. Sacramento Complete Streets Project
      Sacramento Street at the intersections of Virginia Street, Delaware Street, University Avenue, and Addison Street
      CF Contracting, Inc.
      Public Notice (.pdf)
      E-mail link to Project Engineer

      rdbarrierMiscellaneous minor work on Sacramento Street between Addison and Virginia.

    2. Central Berkeley Transportation & Infrastructure Improvements
      Milvia Bikeway Project - Milvia Street from Blake to Hearst
      Addison Street Bicycle Boulevard Project - Addison Street from Sacramento to Milvia
      University/Grant Bus Bulb and Pedestrian Crossing Improvements- University/Grant intersection
      Sposeto Engineering Inc.
      E-mail link to Project Engineer

      rdbarrier Converting Milvia Street between University and Hearst to final configuration of one-way northbound.
      Concrete work on Milvia between Hearst and Allston. MLK at Addison intersection - Construct new median, asphalt, electrical and concrete work.

  5. Other Projects:

    1. 1322 Glendale Retaining Wall Project
      1322 Glendale Avenue
      ERA Construction
      E-mail link to City contact person

      rdbarrierRetaining wall construction in progress daily with single lane closure Southbound Glendale from 8:00am – 4:00pm M-F.

      Traffic detour is in place during working hours for vehicles traveling Southbound Glendale from Campus Dr. to La Loma Ave. Northbound Glendale shall remain open to through traffic with possible delay at times.

      Glendale Park will remain open at all times during construction. Residents with the desire to use Glendale Park can access the park via vehicle or by foot. If visitors would like to park their vehicle within the parking lot of said park, they will need to inform the traffic flagger that they wish to park within Glendale parking lot and the flagger will make arrangements to assist with parking.

      Note: when visitors are exiting parking lot they will need to use caution to enter Northbound traffic on Glendale only as Southbound will be closed to traffic. Pedestrian traffic Northbound and Southbound along Glendale from Glendale Park entrance to La Loma will remain closed for the duration of the project. Pedestrians are to access walk trail/path through Glendale Park as a detour around construction area.

    2. Survey Monument Recovery
      231 Alvarado Rd, 70 Latham Ln
      City Operations and Survey staff

      rdbarrierExcavate to recover survey monuments.

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

  7. Outside Agency Projects:

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

      rdbarrierLa Loma Avenue from Virginia to Ridge, Le Conte Avenue from Le Roy to La Loma, Le Roy Avenue from Virginia to Le Conte - New gas main and services. Working at Le Conte.

      Gilman from West Frontage to Second/West Frontage Southerly from Gilman/Eastshore Highway North and South of Gilman/Second North and South of Gilman - Remove poles. Convert electrical overhead to underground. West Frontage completed. ON HOLD (Caltrans).

      Restoration work at the following locations:

      rdbarrierHearst from Milvia to Gayley, Milvia from Hearst to Berkeley - restoration scheduled to start 1/31/22

      Hearst from 2nd to 4th - trench backfill and restoration pending. Project on hold.
      Walnut/Cedar/Oxford (service to 1601 Oxford) - asphalt restoration pending
      Woolsey/Whitney - striping restoration pending
      Ashby/San Pablo - restoration pending
      Cedar at MLK - restoration pending
      1980 Allston - paver restoration pending
      1875 Solano - sidewalk and striping restoration pending
      1970 Oxford (Oxford from Hearst to Berkeley) - asphalt restoration pending
      1499 University - sidewalk and striping restoration pending
      2625 Durant - restoration pending

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

    2. EBMUD
      E-mail link to City contact person

      rdbarrierHearst Avenue from 7th to San Pablo, 7th Street from Hearst to Delaware, 8th Street from Hearst to Delaware - Install service laterals on Hearst between 7th and San Pablo.

      rdbarrierDwight Way at California Street - Install new main. Westbound Dwight closed to through traffic. Detour in place.

      Restoration work at the following locations:

      Ensenada from Portland to Peralta - striping restoration pending
      Dwight from Milvia to Shattuck, Shattuck from Dwight to Parker, Parker from Shattuck to Dana - pending
      2300 block of Oregon - 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 Pressure Zone South Pipeline Replacement Phase 1 Project

      EBMUD Community Affairs
      (510) 287-7208, Outside of normal business hours, call 1-866-403-2683
      construction-north@ebmud.com

      rdbarrierPipeline replacement. Partial Lane closure northbound on Claremont Ave between Tanglewood Rd and Stonewall Rd.

      Pipeline work will take place in the following locations in Berkeley and Oakland:
      -on Dwight Way near Fernwald Rd and on UC Berkeley’s Clark Kerr Campus
      -on Dwight Way from Prospect St to Piedmont Ave
      -on Piedmont Ave from Dwight Way to Forest Ave
      -on Forest Ave from Piedmont Ave to Claremont Blvd
      -along Claremont Blvd and Garber St to Tanglewood Rd
      -on Tanglewood Rd from Garber St to Claremont Ave
      -on Claremont Ave between Tanglewood Rd and 7287 Claremont Ave

      Typical work hours are 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. with restricted work hours near Emerson Elementary School, on UC Berkeley’s Clark Kerr Campus and along busy intersections and roadways.

      Panoramic Hill Improvements

      EBMUD Community Affairs
      (510) 287-0140, community@ebmud.com

      rdbarrierConstruction is underway at the University Reservoir and University Pumping Plant sites.

      There continue to be intermittent road closures in front of the University Pumping Plant. Detours will be posted ahead of the road closure. Road detours will be between 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and construction hours at the University Pumping Plant site are 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Work hours at the University Reservoir site are 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

       
    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

      rdbarrierPavement restoration work at University Avenue and Bonita intersection. There will be one lane open to traffic in each direction on University Avenue between MLK and Milvia. Expect delays.

    5. University of California at Berkeley
      UC Berkeley Capital Strategies
      capitalstrategies@berkeley.edu

      Information about campus construction is available on the web at capitalstrategies.berkeley.edu. Questions or concerns can be addressed to UC Berkeley Capital Strategies, capitalstrategies@berkeley.edu. 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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