Scheduled Construction Activities
for
Week of December 15, 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 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
      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)

      Miscellaneous work.

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

      CCTV new line.

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

      CCTV new line.

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

      Weather permitting, continue rehabilitation of main, manholes and laterals on 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.

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

      Weather permitting, rehabilitation of existing backline sanitary sewer main and laterals and remove and install standard manhole.

  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

      Weather permitting, Milvia/Hopkins: Demo pavement and excavate for storm drain.

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

      CCTV storm drain and sewer.

  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

      Weather permitting, 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)

      Minor punch list work.

  5. Other Projects

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

      Cobra head installations. Installations are currently underway on major roadways citywide.
      More information about this project is available at www.cityofberkeley.info/streetlights.

    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

      Weather permitting, pole removal and installation and tree 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

      Weather permitting, install bike racks at various locations throughout the city.

  6. Outside Agencies' Projects

    1. PGE
      E-mail link to City contact person

      Fulton at Russell - Gas main upgrade completed. Trench paving pending.

      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.

      Nogales St, Parkside Dr, The Plaza Dr - Install new 54" segment on Parkside at Nogales. Additional pipeline support work on The Plaza between Nogales and Encina Pl. EBMUD Notice (.pdf)

      Dig to locate utilities on Addison Street from Shattuck to Oxford, on Keeler Avenue from Grizzly Peak to Marin and on Murray Street from 7th to San Pablo.

      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, 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. 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)

      Wildcat Pipeline Project

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

      Russell at College - Contractor Irish Construction, digging and installing conduit east along Russell.

      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.

      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.

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