Department of Public Works
Department of Public Works

Scheduled Construction Activities
for
Week of October 3, 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 sanitary sewer main, laterals and manholes on Henry Street (1200 block).
      Construction to progress to Sutter Street (1100 block), Eunice Street to Hopkins Street.
      Hopkins Street (1900 block) and portion of Napa Avenue (1900 block).

      Continue rehabilitation of manholes by replacing frame and covers; interior water proofing by grouting and epoxy sealing on Lincoln Street and Francisco Street (1500 block) and Virginia Street (1400 -1500 block).

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

      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.

  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 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

      Monument work at various locations.

    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

      rdbarrierTRAFFIC ADVISORY M-F 7 AM TO 5 PM:
      BELROSE B/W DERBY AND CLAREMONT BLVD
      CLAREMONT BLVD B/W CLAREMONT AVE AND BELROSE
      DERBY B/W WARRING AND BELROSE
      PIEDMONT CRESC B/W WARRING AND DWIGHT
      WARRING B/W DWIGHT AND DERBY

      - From 7 am to 12 pm, Traffic will be restricted to allow only northbound or westbound travel on Claremont Blvd, Belrose, Derby, Piedmont Crescent, and Warring
      - From 12 pm to 5 pm, Traffic will be restricted to allow only southbound or eastbound travel on Claremont Blvd, Belrose, Derby, Piedmont Crescent, and Warring
      - Expect delays, use alternate routes.
      TRAFFIC DETOUR ROUTES AND ROAD CLOSURES: CLAREMONT, BELROSE, DERBY, WARRING, PIEDMONT CRESC

      Paving at:

      Belrose b/w Derby and Claremont Blvd
      Claremont Blvd b/w Claremont Ave and Belrose
      Derby b/w Warring and Belrose
      Piedmont Cresc b/w Warring and Dwight
      Warring b/w Dwight and Derby

      Milling/paving at:

      Parker b/w College and Warring
      Piedmont b/w Dwight and Derby
      Rose b/w Curtis and Sacramento

      Utility Adjustment at:

      Campus b/w Avenida and End
      E. Parnassus Ct b/w Parnassus and End
      Parnassus b/w Del Mar and Campus
      W. Parnassus Ct b/w Parnassus and End
      Cordonices b/w Euclid and End
      Hawthorne Terr b/w Euclid and Cedar
      Spruce b/w Cedar to Virginia

  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

      Installation of groundwater capture and diversion measures at 1141 Amador to Mariposa.
      Curb/sidewalk/driveway restoration at 1136-1160 Amador.

  4. 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
      1201 Second St
      O.C. Jones & Sons
      Public Notice
      E-mail link to Project Manager

      rdbarrierAs part of this work, the Berkeley Transfer Station will be closed starting at 12 Noon on Friday, September 30, 2016 and ALL DAY on Saturday, October 1, 2016. It will reopen at 8:00 A.M. Monday, October 3, 2016.

    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

      Upcoming project.
      Work will start with sidewalk replacement on east side of Piedmont Avenue between Garber and Forest.

  5. 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

      Dog Park Will Be Closed During Construction
      Other areas of Ohlone Park will not be affected and are planned to remain open.

      Anticipated re-opening in October 2016.

    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

      Demolition.

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

  6. Outside Agency Projects

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

      Panoramic Way, Canyon Road - Gas service replacement.

      McGee Ave at Allston - 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.

      Cornell Avenue from Gilman Street to Hopkins Street - Restoration paving pending.

      Mabel Street between 66th and Russell - 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, 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 
      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.

    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 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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