Department of Public Works
Department of Public Works

Scheduled Construction Activities
Week of August 24, 2015

rdbarrierCALTRANS work starting July 13 on Tunnel Road

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
      Panoramic Way Area Phase III - Panoramic Way (from 208 Panoramic Way to 365 Panoramic Way), Panoramic Place, Mosswood Road (above Arden Path) backline, and the backline on 158 Panoramic Way and 160 Panoramic Way
      Pacific Trenchless, Inc.
      Project Notice and Map (.pdf)

      Work in Panoramic Way area has been completed. No scheduled construction activity.

    2. Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation
      Rugby, Vermont, Vassar, Boynton backline, Florida, Santa Barbara, La Loma Path, Shattuck, Oxford, Monterey, Masonic, San Pablo, Cornell, Cedar, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, and Regent
      Mosto Construction
      Project Notice and Map (.pdf)

      Rehabilitation of sanitary sewer manholes throughout project area.

    3. Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation - Downtown Shattuck Area
      Shattuck Avenue, Addison Street
      Express Plumbing
      Project Notice and Map (.pdf)

      Rehabilitate existing sanitary sewer mains, service laterals and manholes throughout project area.
      Contractor continuing preliminary layout, identifying and locating existing underground utilities. Staging of equipment and materials is located between Dwight Way and Blake Street (Eastside parking bay).
      The active construction area is between Addison Street to Allston Way on East and West side of Shattuck Avenue.

      rdbarrierNote: Businesses will continue to operate on their scheduled times. Businesses and Residents will be notified by contractor prior to working within the immediate areas. Please heed all “No Parking”, temporary directional signs in project area. Please DRIVE SLOW through the construction area. Pedestrians should be mindful of construction in sidewalk and crosswalk areas.

  2. Storm Water Projects

    1. 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.

    2. FY 2015 Storm Drainage and Valley Gutter Improvement Project
      Bonita Ave/Berkeley Way, Fresno Ave/Sonoma Ave, Oregon St/Fulton St
      GradeTech, Inc.
      E-mail link to Project Engineer E-mail link to Project Inspector

      Install valley gutter.

  3. Street Paving Projects

    1. Street Rehabilitation FY 2015
      Alcatraz Avenue, Channing Way, College Avenue, Durant Avenue, Dwight Way, Fulton Street, Hearst Avenue, and Sacramento Street
      MCK Services, Inc.
      Location Map (.pdf)  Project Notice (.pdf)

      Adjust utilities and install thermoplastic striping and markings at all locations.

    2. FY 2015 Measure M Street Resurfacing and Reconstruction
      Various streets throughout Berkeley - See Project Notice or Location Map
      Gallagher & Burk, Inc.
      Location Map (.pdf)   Project Notice (.pdf)

      Concrete work on westbound Cedar (San Pablo to Sacramento), Buena, Jaynes, Comstock, Glen, 9th/Russell, Russell, Brookside Ct/Ave/Dr, Alvarado, Bridge, Roslyn, Chabolyn.

      Base repair at Cedar, 6th/Dwight, Rose, Milvia.

    3. Potter Bay Bolivar Paving Project
      Potter Street, Bay Street, Bolivar Drive at south end of Aquatic Park
      GradeTech Inc.
      E-mail link to Project Inspector  E-mail link to Project Engineer

      Install signs and BMPS. Start work at Bolivar.

  4. Sidewalk & Pathway Repair Projects

    1. FY 2015 Responsive Sidewalk Project
      Various locations throughout the city
      AJW Construction
      E-mail link to Project Engineer  E-mail link to Project Inspector

      Sidewalk repairs at various locations.

    2. FY 2015 Proactive Sidewalk Project
      Various locations throughout the city
      AJW Construction
      E-mail link to Project Engineer  E-mail link to Project Inspector

      Sidewalk repairs at 1400 block of 8th Street.

  5. Outside Agencies' Projects

      State Route 13 Retaining Wall and Sidewalk Project
      Marcus Wagner, Caltrans Public Information Officer or (510) 322-8758
      CALTRANS Public Notice (.pdf)

      Starting July 13, 2015, CALTRANS will be removing a rock outcropping that interrupts access to the sidewalk adjacent to northbound State Route 13 and construct a standard sidewalk, adjacent roadway, and a retaining wall adjacent to the sidewalk on northbound State Route 13 (Tunnel Road) located between Hiller Drive and Vicente Road.

      rdbarrierMotorists should expect delays. All work is weather permitting. Access to the northbound sidewalk will be prohibited during construction.

    2. PGE
      E-mail link to City contact person

      10th from Camelia to North City Limit / Gilman just west of 10th - Concrete and AC restoration to be scheduled.

      rdbarrierOrchard Lane, Panoramic Way, Mosswood Road - Gas line replacement project in progress - Per PG&E, "Road closures are planned on Aug 4, Aug 14, Aug 19, Aug 20, Aug 21, and Aug 26 with emergency standby during critical construction operations. Road closure will encompass all vehicular traffic except emergency service vehicles from 08:00 a.m to 12:00 p.m and 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m."

      Folger Avenue from 7th to San Pablo - Replace gas line.

      Copper service replacements at various locations throughout the city.

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

    3. EBMUD
      E-mail link to City contact person

      Roble Road, Roble Court and Tunnel Road - Water line replacement for Dingee Backbone Pipeline Replacement project. Contractor Ranger Pipelines - raising iron.
      EBMUD Contact: Sharla Sullivan, Community Affairs Representative II, Email:, Phone: (510) 287-7208. After hours, call 1 (866) 403-2683.

      rdbarrierDwight Way, Warring St, Derby St - Pipeline installation. Chlorination to start 8/24. Start service connections. Expect delays.

      Folger Ave west of 7th - Pipeline replacement.

      rdbarrierBancroft just east of Telegraph - Install fire hydrant. Expect delays.

      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. Construction is now scheduled to start in July 2015 and be completed in approximately 6 months.

      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:

      Panoramic Hill Improvements

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

      Wildcat Pipeline Project

    4. 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.
      Week of 8/31 - 500 Grizzly Peak - Install DAS node.

    5. 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.

      Restoration work.

      More information about the Line 51 CDRS Project can be found at

    6. 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

      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

      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 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.


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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