Department of Public Works
Department of Public Works

Scheduled Construction Activities
Week of June 27, 2016

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
      Hopkins St., Peralta Ave., Monterey Ave., The Alameda and Backlines, Boynton Ave and backlines
      Andes Construction
      Project Notice and Maps (.pdf)

      The rehabilitation of the existing sanitary sewer mains, manholes and laterals are substantially complete. Testing of sanitary sewer main and laterals. Coating of interior of manhole and pressure tests. Closed circuit TV (CCTV) of newly installed sanitary mains/laterals.

      Urgent repair of sanitary sewer main and laterals on east side of 1500 block of Sacramento Street (from #1545 Sacramento Street to Cedar Street) - Remaining work includes removing and replacing one existing manhole on Cedar Street.

      rdbarrierNote: Please heed all “No Parking”, temporary directional signs in project area. Please DRIVE SLOW thru the construction area.

    2. Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation
      Henry, Terrace Walk, Yolo backline, Eunice, Shattuck, Lincoln, Virginia, California, Cedar, Curtis, Gilman, Neilson, Santa Fe, Stannage backline, Cornell backline, Belvedere, Hearst, and 4th
      Mosto Construction
      Project Notice and Map (.pdf)

      Contractor to continue urgent spot repair of existing sanitary sewer mains throughout project area.

      Storm drain work at 360 Rugby Ave, lower lateral work at 1500 block of Campus Drive and spot repair work at Russell and MLK.

      rdbarrierNote: Please DRIVE SLOW thru the construction area. Please obey all “No Parking” signs posted during construction.

    3. Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation
      Francisco, 5th, Curtis, Delaware, Lincoln, Virginia, Sutter, Henry, Hopkins, and Eunice
      Pacific Trenchless
      Project Notice and Map (.pdf) 

      Continue work on Curtis Street (1700 block) between Virginia Street to Francisco Street.
      Rehabilitation of the sanitary sewer main and laterals will start on Francisco Street from San Pablo Avenue to Chestnut Street (1100-1200 block).

      The contractor will notify residents and business owners in advance prior to start of construction in each segment of the construction project.

  2. Street Paving Projects

    1. 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)
      E-mail link to Project Engineer

      No scheduled construction activity.

    2. FY 2015 Measure M Surface Seals
      Various streets throughout Berkeley - See Project Notice, Project Map and Street List
      Project Notice (.pdf)  Project Map and Street List
      E-mail link to Project Inspector   E-mail link to Project Engineer

      Raising steel, replace monument casings throughout. Installation of striping/markings.

    3. Street Rehabilitation FY 2016
      9th, Belrose, Campus, Claremont Blvd, Codornices, Derby, East Parnassus Ct, Hawthorne Terrace, Heinz, Hilgard, Parker, Piedmont, Piedmont Crescent, Rose, Spruce, Virginia, Warring, West Parnassus Ct
      Granite Rock Company
      Project Notice (.pdf)
      E-mail link to Project Engineer   E-mail link to Project Inspector

      Upcoming project. Construction start estimated for mid-July.

  3. Sidewalk & Pathway Repair Projects

    1. FY 2016 Proactive Sidewalk Project
      Various locations throughout the city
      S&H Construction
      E-mail link to Project Engineer  E-mail link to Project Inspector

      No scheduled construction activity.

    2. FY 2016 Responsive Sidewalk Project
      Various locations throughout the city
      ERA Construction
      E-mail link to Project Engineer  E-mail link to Project Inspector

      Work at the following locations:

      1226 Rose St – curb and sidewalk
      1233 Rose St – sidewalk
      1299 Rose St – curb
      1260 Hopkins (Rose St side) – driveway
      1290 Hopkins (Rose St side) - curb
      1365 / 1363 Rose St – sidewalk
      1377 Rose St – curb
      2251 Virginia Street (Spruce St side) sidewalk, curb, driveway

  4. 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

      Acceptance testing.

    2. FY 2016 City-wide Upper Later Rehabilitation Phase II
      Rose Garden, Codornices Park, Grove Park, Willard Park, Strawberry Creek Park, Berkeley Mental Health Division Building, West Berkeley Senior Center, and North Berkeley Senior Center
      C2R Engineering
      E-mail link to Project Engineer

      Replace upper sanitary sewer laterals at Rose Garden and Codornices Park.

    3. Survey Monument Replacement
      in front of 1521 and 1568 Campus Drive

      Excavate to recover buried survey monuments.

  5. Parks Projects

    1. Ohlone Dog Park
      1801 Hearst Avenue
      Redwood Engineering Construction
      Project Notice  Postcard

      Dog Park Will Be Closed During Construction
      Other areas of Ohlone Park will not be affected and are planned to remain open.

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

      Access May Be Restricted During Construction, see signs posted at the site.
      Trellis – Closed During Construction
      Tennis Court 1 (near restroom) – Planned to remain open during construction
      Tennis Court 2 (next to Court 1) – Planned to remain open during construction
      Practice Tennis Court – Planned to remain open during construction
      Tennis Court 3 (northwest corner of the site) – Closed During Construction
      Tunnel to/from Codornices Park – Closed During Construction
      Restroom – Access limited during construction

    3. Grove Park
      2828 Martin Luther King Jr. Way
      Integra Construction Services

      Upcoming Project
      Tennis Courts – will be Closed During Construction
      Basketball Courts – will be Closed During Construction
      Restrooms – Access limited during construction, Closed At Times.
      Other areas of Grove Park, including the Recreation Center, will not be affected and are planned to remain open.

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

  6. Outside Agencies' Projects

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

      Orchard Lane, Panoramic Way, Mosswood Road - Gas line replacement project - Orchard Lane complete. Start of work on Panoramic and Mosswood pending.

      Copper service replacements at ~162 locations throughout the city - Restoration asphalt and concrete work in progress.

      Relocate gas lines ahead of upcoming City valley gutter project at the following locations:


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

    2. EBMUD
      E-mail link to City contact person

      rdbarrierDerby St - Warring to Belrose - Relocate water main and services

      rdbarrierMabel Street between 66th and Russell - Pipeline replacement.

      rdbarrierRegal/Cragmont; Curtis/Francisco - Lower water mains ahead of upcoming City valley gutter project. Presently working at Curtis/Francisco site.

      rdbarrier2526 Durant Avenue - installation of new services.

      Heinz Avenue from 7th Street to West end - restoration paving pending.

      Corona Court/Arch/Oak - Restoration work pending

      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 expected to be complete by July 2016.

      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 - 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.
      2400 block of Ridge Rd - install telecommunications facilities.

    4. Paxio
      E-mail link to City contact person

      Heinz from west end to San Pablo - Installation of telecommunications facilities.

    5. Zayo Group
      E-mail link to City contact person

      Hearst Avenue and 2nd Street - Underground facilities.

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

      The Cal Aquatic Center
      A new intercollegiate aquatic facility located west of the University Health Service Tang Center at 2222 Bancroft Way. It will consist of three single level buildings surrounding a 52 meter swimming pool with dive tower. Construction is expected to be complete in summer 2016.

      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.

      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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