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Construction News

Just a few of the many projects completed by the city.
Click links at bottom of page to view more completed projects.

RECENTLY COMPLETED PROJECTS

Street Rehabilitation

  • Street Rehabilitation FY 2020 - Various streets in Berkeley were sealed, overlayed or reconstructed including Cedar, Center, Deakin, Michigan, Rose, Santa Fe, Shasta and West. Among the Complete Streets improvements included were Bicycle Plan and Pedestrian Master Plan recommendations to build a concrete island bicycle crossing at the 9th Street Bicycle Boulevard and Cedar Street intersection; install painted buffered and parking-protected bicycle lanes on Center Street; install painted bulbouts and sharrows on Santa Fe Avenue; and paint high visibility crosswalks at multiple locations. The project also included curb ramp installations/upgrades, sidewalk repairs, speed table installations and drainage improvements. Funding was provided by Senate Bill 1 Transportation Tax, Alameda County Measures B and BB Sales Tax, Capital Improvement Fund and Clean Storm Water Fund.
    Street Rehab FY2020 - Cedar & 9th  Street Rehab FY2020 - Deakin
    Street Rehab FY2020 - Michigan  Street Rehab FY2020 - Shasta 
    Street Rehab FY2020 - West
  • Measure T1 Street Improvements and Green Infrastructure - Street improvements on Monterey and Ward included pavement overlay or reconstruction and pedestrian and bicycle improvements. Among the Complete Streets improvements were Bicycle Plan and Pedestrian Master Plan recommendations for a buffered bicycle lane on Monterey Avenue and speed tables on Ward Street.  Green infrastructure work included installation of bioswale planters at Page, Channing, Dwight, Grayson and Piedmont and pervious concrete pavement in the parking lane along the northern perimeter of San Pablo Park.
    T1 - Dwight GI T1 - Ward;
    T1 - Grayson GI T1 - Monterey
  • Measure T1 Street Improvements - Adeline, Hearst and Milvia were overlayed or reconstructed including the construction of new bicycle, pedestrian, and transit improvements on sections of Adeline, Hearst, and Milvia. These enhancements included protected bike lanes on Adeline Street and Hearst Avenue to increase bicyclist safety. New bus boarding islands on Adeline Street were added to decrease conflicts between bikes, buses, and automobiles at bus stops, and increase bus route efficiency and reliability. The improvements on Adeline and Hearst are funded by Berkeley’s voter approved $100 million Measure T1 Bond Program for renovation of City facilities and infrastructure. Paving on Milvia Street was supported by funding from the Alameda County Measure BB Transportation Sales Tax.
    Milvia - 2020Adeline - 2020 T1 
  • Street Rehabilitation and Surface Seals FY 2019 - Various streets in Berkeley were overlayed, reconstructed or sealed including 6th, Bonar, Burnett, Carleton, Catalina, Delaware, Derby, Highland Place, Ridge, and Station Place. Curb ramps were installed or upgraded and drainage improvements were made. Among other incorporated complete street improvements were Bicycle Plan and Pedestrian Master Plan recommendations for an upgraded bicycle lane on 6th Street and high visibility crosswalks. Funding was provided by Senate Bill 1 Transportation Tax, Alameda County Measures B and BB Sales Tax, and Measure M General Obligation Bond for Streets and Watershed Improvements.
    6th Street - 2019 paving
  • Panoramic Hill Rehabilitation Project - Streets in the Panoramic Hill area were overlayed or reconstructed including Arden, Bancroft, Canyon, Dwight, Mosswood, Panoramic Pl, Panoramic Way, and Prospect. Retaining walls were constructed and drainage improvements were installed. Curb ramps were installed or upgraded and sidewalk repairs made. Also included were new thermoplastic traffic striping and pavement markings and roadside signage. Funding was provided by Senate Bill 1 Transportation Tax, Alameda County Measures B and BB Sales Tax, and Measure M General Obligation Bond for Streets and Watershed Improvements.
    Panoramic Hill Rehabilitation_1  Panoramic Hill Rehabilitation_2
  • FY 2018 Measure M Street Rehabilitation - Various streets in Berkeley were overlayed or reconstructed including Jones, Murray, Prince, Josephine, Hilgard, Rugby and Vermont. Curb ramps were installed or upgraded and sidewalk repairs made. Also included were drainage improvements and new thermoplastic traffic striping and pavement markings. Funding was provided by the Measure M General Obligation Bond for Streets and Watershed Improvements.
    Josephine Street
  • Street Rehabilitation FY 2017 - Various streets in Berkeley were overlayed or reconstructed including Bancroft, The Alameda and Solano. Curb ramps were installed or upgraded and sidewalk repairs made. Alameda County Measure B and BB Sales Taxes provided a majority of the funding.
    The Alameda 2017
  • FY 2017 Measure M Surface Seals - Various streets throughout Berkeley including 8th, Berryman, Campus, Cragmont, Delaware, Parker, Sonoma, The Alameda, The Circle, Vincente, and Woolsey were resurfaced with a slurry seal or rubber cape seal. New curb ramps and thermoplastic striping and markings were also installed. Funding was provided by the Measure M General Obligation Bond for Streets and Watershed Improvements.
    The Circle - 2017
  • Street Rehabilitation FY 2016 - Various streets in Berkeley were overlayed or reconstructed including Codornices, Heinz, Parnassus, and Rose. Full Depth Reclamation was performed on Claremont Blvd, Belrose, Derby, and Warring, a major commute corridor. New curb ramps and thermoplastic striping and markings were also installed. Alameda County Measure B and BB Sales Taxes provided a majority of the funding.
    Rose_Sacramento  Derby_Warring
  • Measure M FY 2015 Surface Seals - Various streets throughout Berkeley including 9th, California, Thousand Oaks, Keith, Berkeley, and Russell were resurfaced with a slurry seal or rubber cape seal. Funding was provided by the Measure M General Obligation Bond for Streets and Watershed Improvements.
    California-Surface-Seal
  • FY15 Measure M Street Resurfacing and Reconstruction – Various streets throughout Berkeley were overlayed or reconstructed with conventional asphalt, including Grizzly Peak, Addison, Jaynes, Bancroft, and Keeler. This project also included Full Depth Reclamation (FDR) on 10th, Folger, and Buena, which reclaimed and mixed existing native subgrade material with cement resulting in a strengthened structural section under the asphalt. Funding was provided by the Measure M General Obligation Bond for Streets and Watershed Improvements.
    CalRecycle LogoRubberized Asphalt Concrete Hot-Mix (RAC Hot-Mix) was also used in overlays on Dwight, Cedar, Rose, and Russell. RAC Hot-Mix paving was funded through a grant disbursed by CalRecycle and has resulted in the diversion of 9,760.55 California waste tires from the waste stream.
    2015-MeasM-St-Rehab-Cedar 2015-MeasM-St-Rehab-Russell

  • Street Rehabilitation FY 2015 - Various streets in Berkeley were overlayed (Alcatraz, Channing, College, Dwight, Fulton, and Sacramento) or received microsurfacing (Durant and Hearst). New curb ramps and thermoplastic striping and markings were also installed. Funding was provided in part by Alameda County Measure B Sales Tax.
    channing2-fy15 channing-fy15

 

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For information on other street projects, please visit our Past Street Projects page.

For information on Projects Currently Under Construction, please visit our Construction Update page.

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