Scheduled Construction Activities
for
Week of March 2, 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
      Carleton Street at Mabel Street and 2031 6th Street
      Gold Wing Engineering

      Punch list.

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

      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.

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

      Work in interior of new manhole and pressure test new sanitary sewer main and laterals.

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

      Start rehabilitation of existing sanitary sewer main and laterals and rehabilitate existing manholes.

    6. Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation
      5th Street and Cedar Street
      Pacific Trenchless, Inc.
      Project Notice and Map (.pdf)

      Center Street between Shattuck and Oxford (2100 block) - Urgent work to rehabilitate sanitary sewer mains and laterals. Construction to start February 23, 2015 to approximately March 13, 2015.

      rdbarrierNote: There will be No Parking and limited through traffic (7am to 5pm) within the 2100 block during the daily construction hours. Please heed all “No Parking” and temporary directional signs in project area.

  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

      Punchlist items.

    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. 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)

      Punch list.

    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.

  4. Other Projects

    1. Street Light Conversion to Light Emitting Diodes
      Citywide
      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 www.cityofberkeley.info/streetlights.

    2. 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.

  5. 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.

      Emergency gas line repair on McGee Avenue between Stuart and Oregon.

      Electrical upgrade work at instersection of Henry Street and Berryman Street.

    2. EBMUD
      E-mail link to City contact person

      rdbarrierRoble Road, Roble Court and Tunnel Road - Water line replacement. Starting February 26, for approximately 3 months, contractor Ranger Pipelines working on Tunnel Road from Claremont to The Uplands from 9AM to 9PM M-F. Alternating Northbound and Southbound Lane Closures.

      Yosemite Road near The Alameda (1800 block) - March 2: Finish paving.

      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)

      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 April 2015 and complete by June 2015.

      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. AC Transit
      Line 51 Corridor Delay Reduction and Sustainability (CDRS) Project
      AC Transit contact person: Wil Buller, AC Transit Planning Division, (510) 891-4854

      College, Bancroft, Durant, Shattuck, University

      Work along the Line 51 route including bus stop removal/relocation/lengthening, traffic signal modifications, striping, bulbouts/sidewalk extensions, and curb ramps.

      Electrical work continues at College/Channing, College/Haste, College/Durant and Bowditch/Durant. Concrete work and signage modifications to start on Haste at Telegraph and Channing.

      More information about the Line 51 CDRS Project can be found at www.actransit.org/line51/.

    5. University of California at Berkeley
      Information provided by
      UC contact person: Christine Shaff
      UC Berkeley Real Estate, (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.

      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.

      Jacobs Hall
      This new building at the corner of Ridge Road and LeRoy Ave. will be the home of the Jacobs Institute for Design Innovation, a Berkeley Engineering initiative that provides undergraduate students with experience sin human-centered design, hand-on prototyping, and team-based learning. The facility will include design studios, flexible teaching and collaboration spaces, exhibit areas, and digital fabrication labs. Construction is scheduled to be complete for the Fall 2015 semester.

      Information about campus construction is available on the web at www.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.

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

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