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 Teferi Abere, Project Manager.

 

Location

Status

Exhibit

(updated)

Estimated Cost

A – Ashby/Claremont

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

State approval expected Autumn 2015 

Current Design Plan
(8/26/15)
PDF

 

$100,000

B – Tunnel/Uplands

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

Caltrans Design Review and Encroachment Permitting Process.  State approval expected Autumn 2015

Conceptual Design Exhibit (4/3/13)
 PDF

$300,000

C – Ashby/College

  • Install signage warning motorists of pedestrian right of way
  • Install high visibility crosswalks
  • Implement leading pedestrian interval
 

Final Design/
Permitting

Conceptual Design Exhibit
(4/13/13)
PDF

$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  Design Review and Encroachment Permitting Process.  State approval expected Autumn 2015

 
Current Design Plan (12/17/14) 
PDF

$140,000

F – Tunnel Road between Domingo and Claremont Hotel

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

Caltrans Design Review and Encroachment Permitting Process. State approval expected Autumn 2015

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  pending agreements between Oakland, Berkeley, and Caltrans

 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
 

 Caltrans Design Review and Encroachment Permitting Process. State approval expected Autumn 2015

Current Design Plan
(12/17/14)

 PDF

  

$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
 

 Caltrans Design Review and Encroachment Permitting Process. State approval expected Autumn 2015

 Conceptual Design Exhibit
(7/16/13)
PDF

Current Design Plan
(12/17/14)
PDF

$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
 

Caltrans Design Review and Encroachment Permitting Process. State approval expected Autumn 2015

 PDF  
 (8/7/13)

$50,000

L – Ashby/Ninth

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

Awaiting construction costs of higher priority project prior to completing design and permitting 

 PDF  
(4/3/13)

$380,000

M – Ashby/Hillegass

  •  Install Pedestrian Hybrid Beacon Assembly
  • New curb ramps
  • Bike and pedestrian detection equipment
 

Caltrans Design Review and Encroachment Permitting Process. State approval expected Autumn 2015

Conceptual Design Exhibit
(2/20/14)
 PDF

Current Design Plan
(12/17/14)

 PDF 

$200,000


Page last updated:  August 26, 2015