The Highway 13 Corridor Improvements Project, funded by the Caldecott Fourth Bore Settlement with Caltrans, includes implementing transportation improvements along the Highway 13 Corridor (Ashby Avenue and Tunnel Road).   For  project background, click here.     A map of project improvement locations can be  found here.

The following table summarizes the scope and implementation strategy for all improvements.  Any comments from the public can be sent to Geoffrey Rubendall, Project Manager, at grubendall@ci.berkeley.ca.us

 

Location

Status

Exhibit

(updated)

Estimated Cost

A – Ashby/Claremont

  • Provide protected/permissive phasing for eastbound and westbound approaches
  • Install east leg crosswalk
  • Install high visibility crosswalks
  • Implement leading pedestrian interval

Caltrans Review Process

PDF

(4/3/13)

$260,000

B – Tunnel/Uplands

  • Install Rectangular Rapid Flashing Beacon (RRFB) and infrastructure for potential future High Intensity Pedestrian Activated Crosswalk (HAWK) Beacon

Final Design/
Permitting

PDF

(4/3/13)

$300,000

C – Ashby/College

  • Install vehicle detection for all approaches
  • Install high visibility crosswalks
  • Implement leading pedestrian interval

Final Design/
Permitting

PDF

(4/3/13)

$340,000

D – Russell/Domingo between Tunnel and Claremont

  • Install sharrow pavement markings on Domingo Avenue, El Camino Real, and The Uplands

Completed  Fall 2013

PDF

(8/7/13)

$40,000

E – Tunnel Road between Claremont and City Limit

  • Install Bike lanes on Tunnel Rd, including green thermoplastic markings through intersections and underneath sharrows

Caltrans  Review Process

PDF

(2/19/14)

$140,000

F – Tunnel Road between Domingo and Claremont Hotel

  • Eliminate obstructions on Tunnel Road sidewalk, including signs, post, and vegetation

Final Design

PDF

(4/3/13)

$30,000

G – State Route 24 Signage

  • Install warning sign for westbound SR24 motorists of all upcoming Berkeley exits

Under Evaluation

 PDF

(4/9/13)

$10,000

H – Tunnel/Domingo

  • Install new curb returns for improved pedestrian circulation
  • Install high visibility crosswalks
  • Implement leading pedestrian interval

Final Design

PDF

(4/3/13)

$160,000

I – Tunnel/Oak Ridge

  • Install advanced warning signs and vehicle actuated flashing beacons
  • Install vehicle detector loops on Oak Ridge and interconnect with Claremont Hotel Driveway signal

Final Design

PDF

(7/16/13)

$230,000

J – Ashby/Martin Luther King Jr. Way

  • Install high visibility crosswalks

Completed Fall 2013

PDF

(8/7/13)

$40,000

K – Ashby/Telegraph

  • Install protected/permissive traffic signal faces and pedestrian countdown heads

Final Design

 PDF  
 (8/7/13)

$50,000

L – Ashby/Ninth

  • Install east leg crosswalk
  • Upgrade signal to incorporate new bike and pedestrian crosswalk

Final Design 

 PDF  
(4/3/13)

$380,000

M – Ashby/Hillegass

  • Install HAWK Beacon 

Final Design

 PDF

(2/20/14)

$200,000


Page last updated:  March 21, 2014