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Department of Public Works
Department of Public Works

Scheduled Construction Activities
Week of May 22, 2017

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
      Adeline, Shattuck, Haste, MLK, Alcatraz, Ellis, Colusa, Tacoma, Acton, and Channing
      Pacific Trenchless
      Project Notice and Map (.pdf)

      CCTV existing sanitary sewer mains and laterals throughout the project area.

      Continue rehabilitation of sanitary sewer main and laterals on Curtis Street (800 block).
      Continue rehabilitation of sanitary sewer main and laterals on Solano Avenue (1500 and 1600 blocks) from Curtis to Tulare.  Public Notice (.pdf)

      Cleanup and restoration work of concrete, traffic striping and asphalt paving throughout the project areas that were disturbed during construction.

      Air testing of sanitary sewer main/ laterals and vacuum testing of rehabilitated/new manholes to be scheduled.

      rdbarrierPlease obey all “No Parking” signs posted with the construction area. Drive “SLOWLY” through the active construction site and “HEED” all temporary traffic and flagman directions.

    2. Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation
      M. L. King, Vine, Jefferson, Bancroft, Milvia, Spruce Backline, La Loma and Vincente Backline
      Andes Construction
      Project Notice and Map A   Project Notice and Map B

      Rehabilitation of sanitary sewer main and laterals on Bancroft Way (2000 block) from Milvia to Shattuck on hold due to conflicting utilities.

      Continue rehabilitation of sanitary sewer main and laterals on Martin Luther King Jr. Way (1500 to 1600 blocks) from Virginia to Vine.

      Continue rehabilitation of main and laterals on Vine St (1900 block) from MLK to Bonita.

      Urgent Work: Contractor to construct new lift station and force main for Berkeley Animal Shelter located on Bolivar Drive. Work to include west end of Addison Street and west of 2nd Street.

      rdbarrierPlease obey all “No Parking” signs posted with the construction area. Drive “SLOWLY” through the active construction site and “HEED” all temporary traffic and flagman directions.

    3. Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation
      Thousand Oaks Blvd and Backline, Colusa Ave and Backline, Vincent Ave Backline, Santa Rosa Ave Backline Ensenada Ave, San Pedro Ave Backline, The Alameda Backline, Tulare Ave, Modoc St, Tenth St, San Pablo Ave, Virginia St, Seventh St, and 1003 Overlook Rd Backline
      Mosto Construction
      Project Notice and Map (.pdf)

      Upcoming project.

    4. Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation
      Virginia Street, 5th Street, 6th Street, 10th Street, Belvedere Avenue, Oxford Street, San Diego Road, Laurel Lane, Milvia Street, Walnut Street and Backline, Murray Street, 7th Street, 66th Street, Idaho Street, Harmon Street and Boise Street
      Andes Construction, Inc.
      Project Notice and Map (.pdf)

      Upcoming project.

    5. Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation
      Colusa Ave, Avis Rd, San Luis Rd, Santa Rosa Ave, El Paseo Path, Yosemite Rd, Arlington Ave, Thousand Oaks Blvd, Santa Barbara Rd, Montrose Rd, Somerset Pl, San Diego Rd, Catalina Ave, Ensenada Ave, Shattuck Ave, Oxford St, Mendocino Ave, Fresno Ave, Terrace Walk, Oxford St. and Hearst Ave
      Westland Contractors, Inc.
      Project Notice and Map (.pdf)

      Upcoming project.

  2. Street Paving Projects

    1. Street Rehabilitation FY 2017
      Bancroft, The Alameda, Tulare, Contra Costa, Solano
      Gallagher & Burk, Inc.
      Project Notice (.pdf)
      E-mail link to Project Engineer

      Upcoming project.

    2. FY 2017 Measure M Surface Seals
      Allston, Avenida, Berryman, Bret Harte, Campus, Cornell, Cragmont, Delaware, 8th, Euclid, Florida, Hearst, Jones, Josephine, 9th, Page, Parker, San Pedro, Solano, Somerset, Sonoma, Southampton, Spruce, The Alameda, The Circle, Vassar, Vincente, Whitney, Woolsey
      Telfer Pavement Technologies
      Curb Ramp Public Notice (.pdf)
      Surface Seal Public Notice (.pdf)
      E-mail link to Project Engineer

      Upcoming project.

  3. Storm Drainage Projects

    1. FY 2016 Drainage and Valley Gutter Improvements
      6th/Hearst, Curtis/Francisco, Jones/10th, Stuart/California, Bancroft/Bolivar, and 1060 Cragmont Ave east of Regal Road
      Sposeto Engineering
      Project Notice (.pdf)
      E-mail link to Project Engineer   E-mail link to Project Inspector

      rdbarrierStorm drain infrastructure renewal at 6th/Hearst. Work on NE corner. Trench paving.

      Storm drain improvements at Cragmont/Regal.

  4. Transportation Projects

    1. Hearst Avenue Complete Street Project
      Hearst Avenue from Henry to La Loma, Oxford Street from Hearst to 160' North of Hearst, and Le Roy Avenue from Hearst to 225' North of Hearst
      Ray's Electric
      E-mail link to Project Engineer   E-mail link to Project Inspector

      rdbarrierGrade/form/pour sidewalk and bus island at SW Hearst and Euclid.
      Demo/grade/form/pour curb ramps, driveways, and bus pad at N Hearst and Arch/Le Conte.
      Demo/grade/form/pour at Hearst at Le Roy and Hearst at La Loma/Gayley.
      Trenching and installation of SD N Hearst and La Loma.
      Installation of pedestrian railing at bus island at SW Hearst and Arch, and at bus island at SW Hearst and Euclid.

  5. 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 wire pull and final meter transfer.

    2. Waste Transfer Station Pavement Rehabilitation Project & Water Treatment Systems Project
      1201 Second St
      O.C. Jones & Sons
      Public Notice
      E-mail link to Project Manager

      Punchlist work. Additions to tank discharge pipes and flow meters.

  6. Parks Projects

      For information on Parks projects, please visit the Parks Recreation & Waterfront Department.

    1. Berkeley Rose Garden
      1201 Euclid Avenue
      HM Construction
      Project Notice  Postcard

      Pergola and trellis demolition and re-construction is complete.
      Accessible ramp, pavement replacement and related work is complete.
      Tennis court resurfacing and maintenance is complete.
      Stucco replacement on Overlook is complete.

      Project is in close-out phase. Minor corrections and finishing touches may require restricted access for short periods of time. Otherwise, the park is open.

    2. Grove Park
      2828 Martin Luther King Jr. Way
      Integra Construction Services
      Project Notice   Postcard 

      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.

      Site grading and utility work is underway.

      Anticipated re-opening in July 2017.

    3. James Kenney Community Center Seismic Retrofit
      1720 8th Street
      B Bros Construction
      E-mail link to Project Engineer

      Seismic retrofit and re-siding work.

      Please be advised that the building facilities will be closed for the project duration. The tennis courts and park will remain open during daylight hours.

    4. Willard Park Play Area and Pathway Renovation
      2720 Regent Street
      Redwood Engineering Construction
      Project Notice

      Tot playground and pathway between tot playground and tennis courts will be closed during renovation. Tennis courts will remain open during daylight hours with modified access on the west side of the courts. Ball wall and practice court area will be closed for staging during construction.

      Demolition, site grading, and utility work is underway.

  7. Outside Agency Projects

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

      rdbarrierSacramento Street between Cedar and Rose - Installation of new gas main and services. Road Closure - Rose at Sacramento, Wednesday, May 17 through Friday, May 19, 9am-4pm.

      Woolsey (1600 block), Acton (2200-2400 blocks), Allston (1400 block), Channing (1400 block) - Tee repairs via coring.

      Russell Street between Mathews and Sacramento - Work on gas line.

      Numerous AC restoration, concrete restoration and pole replacement in small areas throughout the City.

      Claremont at Hillcrest - restoration pending.

    2. EBMUD
      E-mail link to City contact person

      Grant Street from Virginia to Rose - Installation of new water main and services.

      Curtis Street at Hopkins Street - Relocation of water lines and infrastructure renewal.

      Euclid Avenue between Keith and Crystal - Paving pending.
      Link to EBMUD's Euclid Avenue Pipeline Replacement webpage.

      7th Street from Virginia to Delaware - Water main replacement. Restoration paving pending.
      Link to EBMUD's 7th/Delaware Pipeline Replacement webpage.

      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,
      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.

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

      Panoramic Hill Improvements
      EBMUD pipeline replacement on the Oakland side of Panoramic Hill began in July 2016. Berkeley Panoramic Hill pipeline and service replacement scheduled to begin in April 2017. Helicopter delivery of pipe scheduled for April 27, 2017, 9AM to 4PM. In case of weather, the helicopter delivery operation will take place on May 3rd. Starting May 10th, road closures on Panoramic are currently anticipated during working hours through July 2017.
      EBMUD April 2017 Helicopter Delivery Notice (.pdf)

      Summit Reservoir Replacement Project (Spruce at Grizzly Peak)
      Vassar (approximately at 417 Vassar) - Work on Vassar Ave. will continue through the spring for the new inlet/outlet line to the reservoir. Expect temporary road closures on Vassar to through traffic during work activity and loss of some street parking. Please heed no parking signs and allow a few additional minutes for travel.

      Once the project is nearing completion, new landscaping will be placed within the Summit Reservoir site and the temporary tank will be removed. A walking path will also be added along Grizzly Peak. The project is expected to be completed by the end of 2017.

      EBMUD Summit Reservoir Notice - December 2014 (.pdf)
      Summit Reservoir Update Notice - October 2015 (.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. Paxio
      E-mail link to City contact person

      Contractor performing aerial fiber work at 7th from Ashby to Grayson, 8th from Ashby to Grayson, 9th from Ashby to Grayson and 10th from Ashby to Grayson.

    5. Cablecom
      E-mail link to City contact person

      Telegraph Avenue from Channing to Durant - Installation of new services.

      Adeline/Alcatraz - restoration pending.

    6. University of California at Berkeley
      Information provided by UC contact person:
      Christine Shaff
      UC Berkeley Real Estate, (510) 643-4793

      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.

      Bancroft Residence Hall Project
      The Bancroft Residence Hall project will bring new student housing to Bancroft Way along with retail and new space for Stiles Hall. The project, bounded by Bancroft Way, Dana St, and Durant St. includes beds for 775 students along with study and activity space. More about the Bancroft Residence Hall project, including a link to a webcam, is online at The new housing is scheduled to open in August 2018.

      Information about campus construction is available on the web at Questions or concerns can be addressed to Christine Shaff, UC Berkeley Real Estate, at (510) 643-4793 or 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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