Department of Public Works
Department of Public Works

Scheduled Construction Activities
Week of January 26, 2015

Detailed information pertaining to construction projects and related activities within the city.

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  1. Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation Projects

    1. Sanitary Sewer Rehabiltiation
      Union Pacific Railroad (UPRR aka 3rd St) between Bancroft Way and Channing Way
      Andes Construction, Inc.

      Pressure test sanitary sewer manholes and main.

    2. Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation
      Woolsey Street (Sacramento to MLK/Adeline)
      Andes Construction, Inc.
      Project Notice and Map (.pdf)

      No construction activity.

    3. Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation
      Carleton Street at Mabel Street and 2031 6th Street
      Gold Wing Engineering

      No construction activity.

    4. Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation
      Piedmont Avenue, Dwight Way, Derby Street
      Pacific Trenchless, Inc.
      Project Notice and Map (.pdf)

      Continue CCTV of new sanitary sewer mains throughout project area. Pressure testing of sanitary sewer mains and laterals. Interior work of new rehabilitated manholes and vacuum testing. (Dwight Way between Piedmont and Telegraph.)

      rdbarrierNote: Please heed all “No Parking”, temporary directional signs and obey construction flagman directing traffic in project area. Please slow down when driving through the construction area. Consider alternate route around construction areas.

    5. Sanitary Sewer Rehabiltiation
      747 Creston Road backline
      W. R. Forde Associates
      E-mail link to Project Inspector
      E-mail link to Project Engineer

      Rehabilitation of existing backline sanitary sewer main and laterals and remove and install standard manhole.

    6. Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation
      Parker Street between 4th and 7th
      D'Arcy & Harty Construction, Inc.
      Project Notice and Map (.pdf)

      Upcoming project.

  2. Storm Water Projects

    1. FY 2014 Measure M Low Impact Development (LID) Projects
      Grade Tech, Inc.
      Project Notice (.pdf)
      E-mail link to Project Inspector
      E-mail link to Construction Manager

      Milvia/Hopkins: Paving.
      Spruce/Vine: Install pedestrian barricade.

    2. Claremont Creek Culvert Repair at Hazel Road
      56 and 75 Hazel Road
      Gold Wing Engineering, Inc.
      E-mail link to Project Engineer

      CCTV storm drain and sewer.

    3. Drainage Improvements
      600 Creston Road
      AJW Construction
      E-mail link to Project Engineer

      Construct drainage improvements.

  3. Sidewalk & Pathway Repair Projects

    1. FY 2014 Pathways Improvement Project
      Bret Harte Path (between 1099-1101 Keeler Avenue)
      Trident Contractors, Inc.
      Project Notice (.pdf)
      E-mail link to Project Engineer
      E-mail link to Project Inspector

      Replace damaged concrete stairs and handrail.

  4. Street Paving Projects

    1. Street Rehabilitation FY 2014
      Contra Costa, Del Norte, Del Norte Ct, Fairlawn, Fulton, Grizzly Peak, Henry, Milvia, Ridge, Shasta, Yolo
      J. A. Gonsalves & Son Construction, Inc.
      Location Map (.pdf)  Project Notice (.pdf)

      No construction activity.

    2. Street Rehabilitation FY 2014 Phase 2
      Allston, Cedar, Eunice, La Loma, Le Roy, Menlo, Milvia, Muir, Park Gate, Parker, San Miguel, Santa Rosa, Vine, Virginia, Wildcat Canyon
      Gallagher & Burk, Inc.
      Location Map (.pdf)   Project Notice (.pdf)

      No construction activity.

  5. Other Projects

    1. Street Light Conversion to Light Emitting Diodes
      Tanko Lighting
      E-mail link to Project Engineer

      Installations of decorative LEDs are currently underway citywide including in parks and on paths and trails.
      More information about this project is available at

    2. Oxford/Berkeley Bulbout and Page/Santa Fe Traffic Circle
      Northwest corner of Oxford/Berkeley and Intersection of Page/Santa Fe
      AJW Construction, Inc.
      E-mail link to Project Engineer

      Pole removal and installation at Oxford/Berkeley. Fire hydrant relocation by EBMUD to be scheduled.

    3. FY 2015 Bike Rack Installation
      Various locations
      AJW Construction, Inc.
      E-mail link to Project Engineer
      E-mail link to Project Inspector

      Install bike racks at various locations throughout the city.

  6. Outside Agencies' Projects

    1. PGE
      E-mail link to City contact person

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

    2. EBMUD
      E-mail link to City contact person

      Roble Road, Roble Court and Tunnel Road - Water line replacement.

      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) 287-2053,
      After hours, 1 (866) 403-2683
      EBMUD Public Notice (.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 projected to start in December 2014.

      Ground Movement Pipeline Improvements on Euclid Ave between Cragmont and Keith

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

      Berryman Reservoir Replacement Project (Euclid Ave. at Cordornices Park)

      Panoramic Hill Improvements

      Summit Reservoir Replacement Project (Spruce at Grizzly Peak)
      EBMUD Summit Reservoir Notice (.pdf)

      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 Facilities Services, (510) 643-4793

      Lower Sproul Redevelopment
      The Lower Sproul Redevelopment program is designed to revitalize the area on the south side of campus near Bancroft and Telegraph. The program includes the replacement of Eshleman Hall; renovation and addition to the MLK Jr. Student Union; upgrades to Cesar Chavez Student Center; and improvements to the plaza. Construction is scheduled to be complete in fall 2015.

      The north sidewalk, parking and one driving lane of Bancroft Way between Telegraph Ave. and Dana Street will be closed for the duration of construction. Pedestrian access to campus is via Sproul Plaza at Telegraph Avenue or Spieker Plaza at Dana Street.

      Tower crane removal Saturday - Sunday Jan 24-25
      Lane closure on Bancroft 5am – 5pm

      The tower crane at the Lower Sproul Redevelopment job site is scheduled to be removed this weekend.
      Removal will include:

      • One lane closed on Bancroft Way between Telegraph Ave and Dana Street from 5am – 5pm.

      • No metered parking on the south side of Bancroft those days (notices are posted).

      • No deliveries on Bancroft after 5am due to the lane closure.

      Vehicles are advised to use other streets to travel west-bound these days (Haste Street or Channing Way, for example).

      UCPD will assist with traffic control at the Bancroft/Dana intersection on Saturday from 8am - 4:30pm.

      We apologize for any inconveniences this work causes and thank you for your patience. Questions or concerns about Lower Sproul Redevelopment construction should be directed to UC Berkeley Real Estate at (510) 643-4793.

      More information about Lower Sproul Redevelopment can be found at

      UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
      Construction is underway for a project that will create a new home for BAM/PFA, a vibrant multi-media art center for the campus and community. This center is comprised of the re-purposed former UC printing plant at 2120 Oxford Street as well as new construction. The donor-funded facility will house BAM/PFA’s exhibition galleries, library, film study center; education and art-making spaces; store; cafe; and offices as well as a 230-seat theater and a 32-seat screening room. The new facility is scheduled to open in early 2016.

      The sidewalks on Addison, Oxford and Center Streets immediately adjacent to the project site will be closed during construction. Parking and driving lane closures, some temporary, are also anticipated.

      For images of the new facility and more information about the new home for BAM/PFA please go to

      Information about campus construction is available on the web at Questions or concerns can be addressed to Christine Shaff, UC Berkeley Facilities Services, at (510) 643-4793 or Other campus resources include the UC Office of Environment Health and Safety at (510) 642-3073.

For information on Parks projects, please see the Parks Construction News page.

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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