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Scheduled Construction Activities
Week of October 24, 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) 

      Continue rehabilitation of interior of manholes water proofing by grouting and epoxy sealing on Lincoln Street and Francisco Street (1500 block), Virginia Street (1400 -1500 block), Sutter Street (1100 block) and Hopkins Street (1900 block).

      Continue rehabilitation of sanitary sewer main and laterals on Fifth Street between Anthony Street and Potter.

      Continue concrete restoration work of sidewalks, driveways and areas disturbed during construction of the sanitary sewer main and laterals throughout the project areas.

      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)

      Upcoming project. Tentative construction start - middle of November 2016.

    3. Sanitary Sewer Emergency Repair
      University Avenue at Grant Street
      Andes Construction

      rdbarrierRepair of 3 existing sanitary sewer manholes and surrounding AC pavement damaged by EBMUD 12" water main break. Water proofing of interior of 3 manholes by applying a mortar and epoxy coating. Final paving and traffic markings remain. Please heed all “No Parking”, temporary directional signs in area. Please DRIVE SLOW through the construction area. Detours will be in place.

  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. FY 2015 Measure M Surface Seals
      Various streets throughout Berkeley - See Project Notice, Project Map and Street List
      Telfer Pavement Technologies
      Project Notice (.pdf)  Project Map and Street List
      E-mail link to Project Inspector   E-mail link to Project Engineer

      No scheduled construction activity.

    3. 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

      Striping and Utility Adjustment at:

      9th b/w Anthony to Ashby
      Belrose b/w Derby to Claremont Blvd
      Campus b/w Avenida to End
      Claremont Blvd b/w Belrose to Claremont Ave
      Codornices b/w Euclid to End
      Derby b/w Warring to Belrose
      E. Parnassus Ct b/w Parnassus to End
      Hawthorne Terr b/w Euclid to Cedar
      Heinz b/w West End to 7th
      Hilgard b/w La Vereda to End
      Parker b/w College to Warring
      Parnassus b/w Del Mar to Campus
      Piedmont b/w Dwight to Derby
      Piedmont Cresc b/w Dwight to Warring
      Rose b/w Hopkins to Sacramento
      Spruce b/w Cedar to Virginia
      Virginia at La Vereda
      Warring b/w Dwight to Derby
      W. Parnassus Ct b/w Parnassus to End

  3. Sidewalk & Pathway Repair Projects

    1. FY 2016 Responsive Sidewalk Project
      Various locations throughout the city
      ERA Construction
      E-mail link to Project Engineer  E-mail link to Project Inspector

      Punchlist work at 597 The Alameda.

  4. 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

      Mobilization and demolition in preparation for valley gutter locations at Curtis/Francisco intersection and 10th/Jones intersection.

  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

      Work to resume October 24.

    3. 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

      Installation of sidewalk Piedmont Ave b/w Garber and Forest, east side of the street at Emerson Elementary.
      Intersection improvements to increase pedestrian and cyclist safety at Hopkins / The Alameda.


      New speed table on Forest Ave b/w Claremont Blvd and Piedmont Ave
      New concrete bulb-out crosswalk on NW corner Claremont Blvd and Forest Ave
      New flashing-light “Pedestrian crossing” installation on College Ave crosswalk at Garber.

  6. Parks Projects

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

    1. Ohlone Dog Park
      1801 Hearst Avenue
      Redwood Engineering Construction
      Project Notice  Postcard

      Grand Reopening celebration for Ohlone Dog Park (east Entrance) held on Friday, October 21 at 3:00 pm.

    2. 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 November 2016.

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

      Upcoming Project
      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 December 2016.

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


      Please be advised that the facilities will be closed for the project duration. However, the tennis courts and park will remain open.

  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.

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

    2. EBMUD
      E-mail link to City contact person

      rdbarrier7th Street from Virginia to Delaware - Water main replacement. Install services.
      Link to EBMUD's 7th/Delaware Pipeline Replacement webpage.

      Marin Avenue at Cragmont Avenue - Infrastructure renewal.

      Curtis/Francisco - Restoration paving pending.

      Cornell Avenue from Gilman Street to Hopkins Street - 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 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 has begun 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. Paxio
      E-mail link to City contact person

      7th Street from Dwight to Ashby - Contractor Daleo installing telecommunications facilities.

    5. Zayo Group
      E-mail link to City contact person

      Contractor Golden State Utility installing telecommunications facilities at various locations including Grant, Vine, and Bancroft/San Pablo.

    6. 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.

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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