Department of Public Works
Department of Public Works

Scheduled Construction Activities
for
Week of March 30, 2015

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
      Carleton Street at Mabel Street and 2031 6th Street
      Gold Wing Engineering

      Punch list.

    2. Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation
      Piedmont Avenue, Dwight Way, Derby Street
      Pacific Trenchless, Inc.
      Project Notice and Map (.pdf)

      Interior work of new rehabilitated manholes and vacuum testing. (Dwight Way between Piedmont and Telegraph.)

      rdbarrierNote: Please heed all “No Parking”, temporary directional signs and obey construction flagman directing traffic in project area. Please slow down when driving through the construction area.

      Marin Avenue between Spruce and Cragmont (2300 block)
      Public Notice and Map (.pdf)

      Contractor replacing the sanitary sewer main, laterals, and related work.

      rdbarrierNote: Please slow down and heed all traffic detour signage, “No Parking” and temporary direction signs in the project area. Traffic will be detoured to Regal Road.

    3. Sanitary Sewer Rehabiltiation
      747 Creston Road backline
      W. R. Forde Associates
      E-mail link to Project Inspector
      E-mail link to Project Engineer

      Work in interior of new manhole and pressure test new sanitary sewer main and laterals.

    4. Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation
      Parker Street between 4th and 7th
      D'Arcy & Harty Construction, Inc.
      Project Notice and Map (.pdf)

      Continue rehabilitation of existing sanitary sewer main and laterals and rehabilitate existing manholes.

    5. Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation
      5th Street, Cedar Street
      Pacific Trenchless, Inc.
      Project Notice and Map (.pdf)

      Center Street between Shattuck and Oxford (2100 block) - Contractor coordinating with UC, UC contractor (Plant) and City to complete the rehabilitation of the interior manholes and punch list items remaining to complete the urgent work.

      5th Street (between Virginia & Hearst, 1700-1800 blocks) - Continue rehabilitation of sanitary sewer main and laterals.

      Cedar Street (between 9th & San Pablo Avenue) - Start rehabilitation of sanitary sewer main and laterals.

      rdbarrierNote: Please heed all “No Parking” and temporary directional signs in project area.

    6. Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation
      Hearst Avenue between Bonita and Shattuck
      Precision Engineering, Inc.
      Project Notice and Map (.pdf)

      Rehabilitate existing sanitary sewer main and laterals and rehabilitate existing manholes.

    7. 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)

      Rehabilitate and replace sanitary sewer mains and lower laterals.

  2. Storm Water Projects

    1. FY 2014 Measure M Low Impact Development (LID) Projects
      Grade Tech, Inc.
      Project Notice (.pdf)
      E-mail link to Project Inspector
      E-mail link to Construction Manager

      Punch list items.

    2. Claremont Creek Culvert Repair at Hazel Road
      56 and 75 Hazel Road
      Gold Wing Engineering, Inc.
      E-mail link to Project Engineer

      CCTV storm drain and sewer.

  3. Street Paving Projects

    1. Street Rehabilitation FY 2014 Phase 2
      Menlo, Santa Rosa, Wildcat Canyon
      Gallagher & Burk, Inc.
      Location Map (.pdf)   Project Notice (.pdf)

      Punch list.

  4. Other Projects

    1. FY 2015 Bike Rack Installation
      Various locations
      AJW Construction, Inc.
      E-mail link to Project Engineer
      E-mail link to Project Inspector

      Punch list.

  5. Outside Agencies' Projects

    1. PGE
      E-mail link to City contact person

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

      Adeline and Fairview - installation completed. Paving to be scheduled.

      University and 7th - pipeline remediation.

    2. EBMUD
      E-mail link to City contact person

      rdbarrierRoble Road, Roble Court and Tunnel Road - Water line replacement. Starting February 26, for approximately 3 months, contractor Ranger Pipelines working on Tunnel Road from The Uplands to Hiller Drive from 9AM to 9PM M-F. Alternating Northbound and Southbound Lane Closures.

      Fire hydrant relocations at Bancroft/Dana and Berkeley/Oxford.

      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, lluong@ebmud.com
      After hours, 1 (866) 403-2683
      EBMUD Public Notice (.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 projected to start in April 2015 and complete by June 2015.

      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:

      Berryman Reservoir Replacement Project (Euclid Ave. at Cordornices Park)

      Panoramic Hill Improvements

      Summit Reservoir Replacement Project (Spruce at Grizzly Peak)
      EBMUD Summit Reservoir Notice (.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. Cablecom
      College Ave between Ashby and Webster
      E-mail link to City contact person

      Upgrade services.

    5. AC Transit
      Line 51 Corridor Delay Reduction and Sustainability (CDRS) Project
      AC Transit contact person: Wil Buller, AC Transit Planning Division, (510) 891-4854

      College, Bancroft, Durant, Shattuck, University

      Work along the Line 51 route including bus stop removal/relocation/lengthening, traffic signal modifications, striping, bulbouts/sidewalk extensions, and curb ramps.

      Electrical and concrete work and signage modifications continue including bulbout work at Durant/Telegraph.

      More information about the Line 51 CDRS Project can be found at www.actransit.org/line51/.

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

      Lower Sproul Redevelopment
      The Lower Sproul Redevelopment program is designed to revitalize the area on the south side of campus near Bancroft and Telegraph. The program includes the replacement of Eshleman Hall; renovation and addition to the MLK Jr. Student Union; upgrades to Cesar Chavez Student Center; and improvements to the plaza. Construction is scheduled to be complete in fall 2015.

      The north sidewalk, parking and one driving lane of Bancroft Way between Telegraph Ave. and Dana Street will be closed for the duration of construction.

      More information about Lower Sproul Redevelopment can be found at lowersproul.berkeley.edu.

      UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
      Construction is underway for a project that will create a new home for BAM/PFA, a vibrant multi-media art center for the campus and community. This center is comprised of the re-purposed former UC printing plant at 2120 Oxford Street as well as new construction. The donor-funded facility will house BAM/PFA’s exhibition galleries, library, film study center; education and art-making spaces; store; cafe; and offices as well as a 230-seat theater and a 32-seat screening room. The new facility is scheduled to open in early 2016.

      The sidewalks on Addison, Oxford and Center Streets immediately adjacent to the project site will be closed during construction. Parking and driving lane closures, some temporary, are also anticipated.

      For images of the new facility and more information about the new home for BAM/PFA please go to bampfa.berkeley.edu/newbuilding.

      Jacobs Hall
      This new building at the corner of Ridge Road and LeRoy Ave. will be the home of the Jacobs Institute for Design Innovation, a Berkeley Engineering initiative that provides undergraduate students with experience sin human-centered design, hand-on prototyping, and team-based learning. The facility will include design studios, flexible teaching and collaboration spaces, exhibit areas, and digital fabrication labs. Construction is scheduled to be complete for the Fall 2015 semester.

      Information about campus construction is available on the web at realestate.berkeley.edu. Questions or concerns can be addressed to Christine Shaff, UC Berkeley Real Estate, at (510) 643-4793 or cshaff@berkeley.edu. 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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