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Department of Public Works
Department of Public Works

Scheduled Construction Activities
for
Week of December 12, 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
      Francisco, 5th, Curtis, Delaware, Lincoln, Virginia, Sutter, Henry, Hopkins, and Eunice
      Pacific Trenchless
      Project Notice and Map (.pdf) 

      CCTV of sanitary sewer main and laterals to be scheduled.

      Punch list items remain: Traffic loop repair before Dec 23 on Sutter, rehabilitate one manhole on Eunice/Shattuck and soil/sod around new cleanouts on Sutter/Henry.

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

    2. Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation
      Adeline, Shattuck, Haste, MLK, Alcatraz, Ellis, Colusa, Tacoma, Acton, and Channing
      Pacific Trenchless
      Project Notice and Map (.pdf)

      Start CCTV existing sanitary sewer mains and laterals throughout the project area. Locate existing lower laterals on Tacoma Avenue 1600 and 1700 block. Underground service alert (USA) marking to be accomplished by utility companies. Potholing of existing underground utilities that may be in conflict with new installation of sewer main and laterals.

      Urgent 300’ of sanitary sewer main and 10 laterals to be rehabilitated on Woolsey Street (2300 block) to be scheduled.

      rdbarrierPlease obey all “No Parking” signs posted with the construction area. Drive “SLOWLY” through the active construction site and “HEED” all temporary traffic and flagman directions.

    3. Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation
      M. L. King, Vine, Jefferson, Bancroft, Milvia, Spruce Backline, La Loma and Vincente Backline
      Andes Construction
      Project Notice and Map A   Project Notice and Map B

      Upcoming project.

  2. 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)
      E-mail link to Project Engineer

      Monument re-builds pending at:

      The Spiral b/w Wildcat Canyon and End
      Rose at Henry
      Brookside b/w Claremont and End
      Grizzly Peak b/w Arcade and City Limit
      MLK Jr. Way at Allston

    2. Street Rehabilitation FY 2016
      9th, Belrose, Campus, Claremont Blvd, Codornices, Derby, East Parnassus Ct, Hawthorne Terrace, Heinz, Hilgard, Parker, Piedmont, Piedmont Crescent, Rose, Spruce, Virginia, Warring, West Parnassus Ct
      Granite Rock Company
      Project Notice (.pdf)
      E-mail link to Project Engineer   E-mail link to Project Inspector

      Monument and punchlist work throughout the project area.

      Paving at:

      Keeler b/w Grizzly Peak and Marin
      Piedmont b/w Parker and Derby
      Claremont b/w Avalon and Russell

      Excavation at Acton/Rose.

  3. Storm Drainage Projects

    1. FY 2016 Drainage and Valley Gutter Improvements
      6th/Hearst, Curtis/Francisco, Jones/10th, Stuart/California, Bancroft/Bolivar, and 1060 Cragmont Ave east of Regal Road
      Sposeto Engineering
      Project Notice (.pdf)
      E-mail link to Project Engineer   E-mail link to Project Inspector

      Street and sidewalk work on NE corner of Curtis/Francisco. Street and sidewalk form/pour on NW corner of 10th/Jones.

  4. Transportation Projects

    1. King & Emerson Safe Routes to School
      Piedmont Avenue, Forest/Claremont Blvd, College/Garber, Hopkins/The Alameda
      Ray's Electric
      E-mail link to Project Engineer   E-mail link to Project Inspector

      Striping and signage throughout project area.

    2. Hearst Avenue Complete Street Project
      Hearst Avenue from Henry to La Loma, Oxford Street from Hearst to 160' North of Hearst, and Le Roy Avenue from Hearst to 225' North of Hearst
      Ray's Electric
      E-mail link to Project Engineer   E-mail link to Project Inspector

      Placement of AC patch in front of bus pad and curb ramp at south side Hearst between Henry and Oxford.
      Sawcut and demo of concrete at south side Hearst between Oxford and Spruce.

  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

      PG&E meter relocation pending.

    2. Waste Transfer Station Pavement Rehabilitation Project & Water Treatment Systems Project
      1201 Second St
      O.C. Jones & Sons
      Public Notice
      E-mail link to Project Manager

      Tank installation pending. Punchlist items.

    3. Survey Monument Recovery
      Bancroft Way and Jefferson Ave

      Excavate to recover potentially buried survey monument. Reconstruct monument.

  6. Parks Projects

      For information on Parks projects, please visit the Parks Recreation & Waterfront Department.

    1. Berkeley Rose Garden
      1201 Euclid Avenue
      HM Construction
      Project Notice  Postcard

      Access May Be Restricted During Construction, see signs posted at the site.
      Trellis – Closed During Construction
      Tennis Court 3 (near restroom) – Planned to remain open during construction
      Tennis Court 2 (next to Court 3) – Planned to remain open during construction
      Practice Tennis Court – Planned to remain open during construction
      Tennis Court 1 (northwest corner of the site) – Closed During Construction
      Tunnel to/from Codornices Park – Closed During Construction
      Restroom – Access limited during construction

      Anticipated re-opening in January 2017.

    2. Grove Park
      2828 Martin Luther King Jr. Way
      Integra Construction Services
      Project Notice   Postcard 

      Tennis Courts – will be Closed During Construction
      Basketball Courts – will be Closed During Construction
      Restrooms – will be Closed During Construction
      Ball field and dugout areas – will remain open, however the area with the viewing bleachers are closed during construction.

      Other areas of Grove Park, including the Recreation Center, will not be affected and are planned to remain open.

      Anticipated re-opening in early 2017.

    3. James Kenney Community Center Seismic Retrofit
      1720 8th Street
      B Bros Construction
      E-mail link to Project Engineer

      Seismic retrofit and re-siding work.

      Please be advised that the building facilities will be closed for the project duration. The tennis courts and park will remain open during daylight hours.

  7. Outside Agency Projects

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

      California from 62nd to 63rd/62nd and 63rd from California to West City Limit - Deactivating existing gas main and installing new plastic main.

      McGee Ave at Allston / McGee between Russell and Oregon - Paving pending.

      McGee Ave between Hearst and Parker - Manhole investigation.

      1634-1636 Delaware Street - 200 ft of trenching for cable installation. Anticipated start in January 2017.

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

    2. EBMUD
      E-mail link to City contact person

      7th Street from Virginia to Delaware - Water main replacement. Restoration paving pending.
      Link to EBMUD's 7th/Delaware Pipeline Replacement webpage.

      rdbarrierMarin Avenue at Cragmont Avenue - Main tie-in for infrastructure renewal at Cragmont/Marin intersection pending. Marin Ave closed between Spruce and Regal on December 19th through 30th on weekdays only between 9AM-3PM.

      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)
      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 expected to be complete by July 2016.

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

      Panoramic Hill Improvements
      EBMUD pipeline replacement on the Oakland side of Panoramic Hill began in July 2016. Berkeley Panoramic Hill pipeline and service replacement scheduled to begin early November 2016.

      Summit Reservoir Replacement Project (Spruce at Grizzly Peak)

      EBMUD Summit Reservoir Notice - December 2014 (.pdf)
      Summit Reservoir Update Notice - October 2015 (.pdf)
      Vassar (approximately at 417 Vassar) - Periodic road closures through October.

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

      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.

      Bancroft Residence Hall Project
      The Bancroft Residence Hall project will bring new student housing to Bancroft Way along with retail and new space for Stiles Hall. The project, bounded by Bancroft Way, Dana St, and Durant St. includes beds for 775 students along with study and activity space. More about the Bancroft Residence Hall project, including a link to a webcam, is online at http://realestate.berkeley.edu/bancroft-residence-hall-student-housing-project. The new housing is scheduled to open in August 2018.

      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.

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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