Department of Public Works
Department of Public Works

Scheduled Construction Activities
Week of February 15, 2016

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
      Panoramic Way Area Phase III - Panoramic Way (from 208 Panoramic Way to 365 Panoramic Way), Panoramic Place, Mosswood Road (above Arden Path) backline, and the backline on 158 Panoramic Way and 160 Panoramic Way
      Pacific Trenchless, Inc.
      Project Notice and Map (.pdf)

      Work in Panoramic Way area has been completed. No scheduled construction activity.

    2. Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation
      Rugby, Vermont, Vassar, Boynton backline, Florida, Santa Barbara, La Loma Path, Shattuck, Oxford, Monterey, Masonic, San Pablo, Cornell, Cedar, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, and Regent
      Mosto Construction
      Project Notice and Map (.pdf)

      Work has been completed. No scheduled construction activity.

    3. Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation - Downtown Shattuck Area
      Shattuck Avenue, Addison Street
      Express Plumbing
      Project Notice and Map (.pdf)

      Work has been completed. No scheduled construction activity.

    4. Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation
      Hopkins St., Peralta Ave., Monterey Ave., The Alameda and Backlines, Boynton Ave and backlines
      Andes Construction
      Project Notice and Maps (.pdf)

      Continue work on Hopkins Street (1400-1800 blocks) and Monterey Avenue (1300 block). Work also includes Peralta Avenue (1400 block)/Hopkins. The work will involve the rehabilitation of the existing sanitary sewer mains, manholes paving of trenches, concrete repair of areas disturbed during construction. Closed circuit TV (CCTV) of newly installed sanitary mains/laterals. Businesses will be open on their regular scheduled hours.

      Contractor will be working in the easement areas of 512 Boynton and 21 Florida Avenue. Rehabilitation of the existing sewer main, laterals and manholes.

      rdbarrierNote: Please heed all “No Parking”, temporary directional signs in project area. Please DRIVE SLOW thru the construction area.

    5. Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation
      Arlington, The Alameda, San Antonio, Vallejo, and San Ramon
      Precision Engineering
      Project Notice and Map (.pdf)

      Upcoming project. Projected start of construction - week of February 22nd.

    6. Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation
      Warring, Parker, Codornices, Euclid
      Cratus, Inc.
      Project Notice and Map (.pdf)

      Continue rehabilitation of existing sanitary sewer main, service laterals and manholes on Parker Street (2800 block) and Warring Street (2500 block).

      rdbarrierNote: Please heed all “No Parking” and temporary directional signs in the project area. Please DRIVE SLOW thru the construction area.

  2. Storm Water Projects

    1. Wildcat Canyon Road Slide Repair
      Wildcat Canyon Road between Park Hills Road and Shasta Road
      Beliveau Engineering Contractors, Inc.
      E-mail link to Project Engineer  E-mail link to Project Inspector

      rdbarrierWork to repair slide area and construct storm drainage improvements. Detours are in place. Road closure continues.

  3. Street Paving Projects

    1. FY 2015 Measure M Street Resurfacing and Reconstruction
      Various streets throughout Berkeley - See Project Notice or Location Map
      Gallagher & Burk, Inc.
      Location Map (.pdf)   Project Notice (.pdf)

      rdbarrierConcrete work at Rose St - Shattuck Ave to Spruce St.
      Adjustment of utilities at various locations.

      Striping and striping layout at:

      6th St – Allston Way and University Ave
      9th St at Virginia
      9th St at Hearst
      Bancroft Way – Dana St and Telegraph Ave
      Buena Ave – West end and McGee Ave
      Cedar St – San Pablo Ave and Sacramento St
      Glendale Ave – La Loma Ave and Campus Dr
      Keeler Ave – Grizzly Peak Blvd and Marin Ave
      Parker St – MLK Jr Way and #1923 Parker St
      Rose St – MLK Jr Way and Shattuck Pl
      Russell St – Sacramento St and MLK Jr. Way
      Russell St – Benvenue Ave and College Ave
      Vine St – McGee Ave and Edith St
      various locations

    2. Potter Bay Bolivar Paving Project
      Potter Street, Bay Street, Bolivar Drive at south end of Aquatic Park
      GradeTech Inc.
      E-mail link to Project Inspector  E-mail link to Project Engineer

      rdbarrierElectrical work and punch list items on Bay, Potter and Bolivar. Please slow down through the construction area.

  4. Sidewalk & Pathway Repair Projects

    1. FY 2015 Proactive Sidewalk Project
      Various locations throughout the city
      AJW Construction
      E-mail link to Project Engineer  E-mail link to Project Inspector

      Concrete work at 3200 block of Adeline Street.

    2. FY 2016 Responsive Sidewalk Project
      Various locations throughout the city
      S&H Construction
      E-mail link to Project Engineer  E-mail link to Project Inspector

      Sidewalk work on Piedmont Avenue between Derby and Parker (2600 block).

  5. Other

    1. Flare Station Replacement and Well Field Upgrades
      11 Spinnaker Way, Cesar Chavez Park
      Innovative Construction Solutions
      E-mail link to Project Engineer   E-mail link to Project Inspector

      All wellheads upgraded. Exclusion zone remains around the flare station with trailer and equipment on site. Work is shutdown until March/April.

  6. Outside Agencies' Projects

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

      Orchard Lane, Panoramic Way, Mosswood Road - Gas line replacement project - Orchard Lane complete. Start of work on Panoramic and Mosswood pending.

      Copper service replacements at various locations throughout the city.

      Contractor Underground Construction performing copper gas service replacement work for Park, Dohr, Sojourner Truth, Sacramento, Stanton, and Ward.
      ~162 locations. Generally, work is complete at each residence in one day.

      rdbarrier1900 block of Addison/2100 block of Milvia - Install gas service and upgrade main.

      Bancroft Way near Lower Sproul - Manhole relocations and false curb for UC's Lower Sproul project.

      Restoration work, pole replacement and pole modification work at various small locations throughout the city.

    2. EBMUD
      E-mail link to City contact person

      Dwight Way, Warring St, Derby St - Restoration paving pending.

      rdbarrierCorona Court/Arch/Oak - Pipeline replacement

      rdbarrier5th Street from Virginia Street to University Avenue - Pipeline replacement

      Folger at 7th - restoration paving pending.

      Heinz Avenue from 7th Street to West end - restoration paving pending.

      Restoration work at numerous small areas throughout the city.

      Berkeley View Facility Upgrade
      SE corner of Shasta Road and Hill Road (next to Fire Station #7 on Shasta Road)
      EBMUD Community Affairs Office, (510) 287-0140,
      After hours, 1 (866) 403-2683
      EBMUD Public Notice (.pdf)
      EBMUD Public Notice - June 2015 Update (.pdf)

      Replacement of existing pumps, motors, electrical components and internal cranes. Contractor will be using the Shasta Reservoir property at the end of Bay Tree Lane for staging and parking. Construction is now scheduled to start in July 2015 and be completed in approximately 6 months.

      Ground Movement Pipeline Improvements on Euclid Ave between Cragmont and Keith

      For updated information and contacts regarding EBMUD Reservoir Replacement and Transmission Pipeline projects please follow the appropriate link below:

      Panoramic Hill Improvements

      Summit Reservoir Replacement Project (Spruce at Grizzly Peak)

      EBMUD Summit Reservoir Notice - December 2014 (.pdf)
      Summit Reservoir Update Notice - October 2015 (.pdf)

      Wildcat Pipeline Project

    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. Zayo
      Ashby Avenue from Claremont Avenue to Domingo Avenue, Shattuck/Ward, Stuart/Russell/Telegraph/Florence
      E-mail link to City contact person

      Install telecommunications boxes and conduit.

    5. University of California at Berkeley
      Information provided by
      UC contact person: Christine Shaff
      UC Berkeley Real Estate, (510) 643-4793

      The Cal Aquatic Center
      A new intercollegiate aquatic facility located west of the University Health Service Tang Center at 2222 Bancroft Way. It will consist of three single level buildings surrounding a 52 meter swimming pool with dive tower. Construction is expected to be complete in summer 2016.

      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 late 2017.

      Information about campus construction is available on the web at Questions or concerns can be addressed to Christine Shaff, UC Berkeley Real Estate, at (510) 643-4793 or Other campus resources include the UC Office of Environment Health and Safety at (510) 642-3073.

For information on Parks projects, please see the Parks Construction News page.

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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