Scheduled Construction Activities
for
Week of April 21, 2014

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
      Marina Lift Station #4, west of Marina Office
      Andes Construction, Inc.

      Waiting for additional interior fittings and new sensor probe for work on Marina lift station #4.

    2. Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation
      Domingo Avenue, Plaza Drive, The Uplands, Parkside Drive, Hillcrest Road, and Mystic Street
      J. Howard Engineering, Inc.
      Project Notice and Map (.pdf)

      CCTV sanitary sewer main and laterals in project areas.

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

      Resume sanitary sewer project on Union Pacific Railroad (3rd Street) between Bancroft Way and Channing Way on April 25.

    4. Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation
      Santa Barbara Road, Northampton Avenue, Southampton Avenue, San Luis Road, Indian Rock Avenue, Oxford Street, San Diego Road, Laurel Lane, and Tunbridge Lane; MLK between Allston and Center
      Precision Engineering, Inc.
      Project Notice and Map (.pdf)

      Continue rehabilitation of sanitary sewer main, manholes and laterals on:

      San Luis from Indian Rock to Southampton (700-800 blocks)
      Southampton Ave (located @ #75 to #86, easement work of # 168 to #180)
      San Diego Road (from intersection of Southampton Ave to #771 San Diego Rd)

      Urgent repair of existing sanitary sewer main, manholes and laterals on Parker Street from #2137 to #2227. Project Notice and Map for Parker (.pdf)

      rdbarrierNote: Vehicular traffic limited to residents for through traffic through construction areas. Please heed all "No Parking" signs. There will be traffic delays due to construction equipment and the limited street width. We apologize for the inconvenience.

    5. Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation
      Vassar Avenue (backline), Vermont Avenue, Del Norte Court, Bonita Avenue, Martin Luther King Jr. Way (backline), Henry Street, Bonita Avenue, Arch Street (Backline), Spruce Street, The Alameda, Campus Drive, Queens Road (Backline), Kentucky Avenue, Channing Way, Euclid Avenue/Buena Vista Way, Delaware/MLK, Hearst/MLK, and 66th Street
      Andes Construction, Inc.
      Project Notice and Map (.pdf)

      Continue removal, rehabilitation and construction of manholes at nine locations throughout the city.

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

      Rehabilitation of sanitary sewer main and laterals from California Street to MLK Jr. Way (1600 - 1800 blocks).

      rdbarrierNote: The installation of the new sewer main will require work during the evenings through early mornings while the curing process of the new sanitary sewer pipe takes place. The Contractor is obligated to suppress the construction noise level.

      Vehicular traffic limited to residents for through traffic in construction areas. Please heed all "No Parking" signs. There will be traffic delays due to construction equipment and the limited street width. We apologize for the inconvenience.

    7. Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation
      Menlo Place and The Alameda
      Andes Construction, Inc.
      Project Notice and Map (.pdf)

      Continue rehabilitation of existing sanitary sewer main and laterals on:

      The Alameda (500 block)
      Menlo Place (51-85 Menlo Pl)
      backline easements (84, 90 Menlo Pl and 572 The Alameda)

      rdbarrierNote: Vehicular traffic limited to residents for through traffic through residential construction areas. Please use alternate routes around construction areas. Please heed all "No Parking" signs. There will be traffic delays and detours due to construction equipment and the limited street width.

    8. Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation
      Backline easement between 2764 Shasta Rd and 70, 80, and 90 Northgate Ave
      W.R. Forde Associates
      Project Notice and Map (.pdf)

      Rehabilitation of sanitary sewer main, manholes and laterals.

    9. Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation
      Panoramic Way Area Phase II - Panoramic from Mosswood to Dwight, Backline easements on west side of 100 block of Panoramic
      Precision Engineering
      Project Notice and Map (.pdf)

      Continue rehabilitation of existing sanitary sewer main and laterals on Panoramic Way and backline easements.
      Preliminary work to include CCTV of existing sanitary sewer main to locate existing lateral cleanouts and manholes throughout project area.
      Underground Service Alert (USA) markings by utility agencies throughout the project area to identify location of existing utilities.

      rdbarrierNote: Please obey construction flagman directing traffic and heed all "No Parking" signs. There will be traffic delays due to construction equipment and the limited street width.

  2. Sidewalk & Pathway Repair Projects

    1. FY 2013 Responsive Sidewalk Project Phase 2
      AJW Construction
      E-mail link to Project Engineer
      E-mail link to Project Inspector

      No activity.

    2. FY 2014 Proactive Sidewalk Project
      200 block of The Uplands
      J. A. Gonsalves & Son Construction, Inc.
      E-mail link to Project Engineer
      E-mail link to Project Inspector

      Concrete work.

    3. FY 2014 High Pedestrian Sidewalk Project
      J. A. Gonsalves & Son Construction, Inc.
      E-mail link to Project Engineer
      E-mail link to Project Inspector

      No activity.

  3. Street Paving Projects

    1. Street Rehabilitation FY 2013
      4th/Camelia, 4th/Page, 4th/Jones
      Gallagher & Burk, Inc.
      Project Notice and Map (.pdf)

      rdbarrierFinal re-grading, concrete and paving at 4th/Camelia, 4th/Page and 4th/Jones intersections to take place through the end of April.

    2. West Street Paving Project
      West Street from Addison south to cul de sac
      Grade Tech, Inc.
      E-mail link to Project Engineer
      E-mail link to Project Inspector

      Construct new pavement and curb on east side of street. Remove and replace AC sidewalk on west side of West and concrete sidewalk and curb ramp on south side of Addison. Install rockslope protection in Strawberry Creek Park.

  4. Outside Agencies' Projects

    1. PGE
      E-mail link to City contact person

      Copper Service Replacement - Ellsworth from Channing to Bancroft, Bancroft from Ellsworth to Fulton and Durant from Ellsworth to Dana. Work on Bancroft. Bus Stop at 2223 Bancroft Edwards Stadium relocated.

      Restoration work and pole replacement work:

      Various small locations throughout the city.

    2. EBMUD
      E-mail link to City contact person

      Grizzly Peak Blvd from Shasta to Arcade - Water main and service replacements.

      Milvia St and Hopkins St - Relocate water line.

      Restoration work:

      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, mblackwe@ebmud.com
      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.

      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)

      Summit Reservoir Replacement Project (Spruce at Grizzly Peak)

      Wildcat Pipeline Project

    3. AT&T Telephone
      E-mail link to City contact person

      Install VRAD cabinets at:

      2999 Regent
      10th and Bancroft - on hold
      2836 Acton

      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.

      More information about Lower Sproul Redevelopment can be found at lowersproul.berkeley.edu.

      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 bampfa.berkeley.edu/newbuilding.

      Dwight Way Childcare Center
      UC Berkeley’s Early Childhood Education Program is adding a new center on Dwight Way just west of Telegraph Avenue. Prefabricated units will be placed and finished to support a childcare program for infants, toddlers and staff with outdoor play space. The new center is scheduled to open in summer 2014.

      Information about campus construction is available on the web at www.cp.berkeley.edu. Questions or concerns can be addressed to Christine Shaff, UC Berkeley Facilities Services, at (510) 643-4793 or cshaff@berkeley.edu. 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

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