Construction

CONSTRUCTION WORK 7/1/20 – 7/31/20 (TENTATIVE)

 

  • Continue ADA Curb Ramp Re-Construction on:
    • 7th Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Way
    • Jefferson Street at 7th Street and 8th Street
    • Kennedy Street and 7th Street
    • East 8th Street and 5th Avenue
    • Work will consist of rebuilding corners with new detectable warning surfaces and updated sidewalk slopes
    • A pedestrian handling plan will be effective during this time
  • PG&E Service Work on:
    • 7th Street
    • Martin Luther King Jr. Way
    • Madison Street
    • Oak Street
    • 8th Street and Castro Street
    • 12th Street
    • 16th Street
  • Boring Operations & Pull Boxes for 3″ Fiber Optic Conduits on:
    • Castro Street from 7th to 11th Street
    • Castro Street from 11th to 18th Street
    • 7th Street, south of Brush Street
    • Brush Street from 12th Street to 18th Street
    • 14th Street
    • High Street
    • Fruitvale Avenue
  • Potholing on:
    • Brush Street
    • Castro Street
    • 7th Street, south of Castro Street
  • Existing Conduits will be proofed along International Boulevard before installation of Trail Blazer Signs (TBS)
  • Cameras will be tested before installation at the Contractor’s yard in Hayward

Construction Map

Project construction has begun as of Spring 2019. Crews are installing approximately 16 miles of fiber optic lines, 45 wayfinding signs, and 26 cameras as well as upgrading 19 intersection traffic signals and 7 intersection curb ramps throughout critical arterial roadways. These roadways include 5th Street, 6th Street, 7th Street, 8th Street, 12th Street, Brush Street, Castro Street, Jackson Street, International Boulevard (SR-185), San Leandro Boulevard/Street and East 14th Street along with the crossing arterials of 23rd Avenue, 29th Avenue, Fruitvale Avenue, 42nd Avenue (SR-77), High Street, 66th Avenue, Hegenberger Road, 98th Avenue, Doolittle Drive (SR-66), and Davis Street (State Route 112).

WHAT TO EXPECT

  • Temporary lane closures
  • Potholing: Digging of small holes to minimize project interference
  • Underground drilling: Drilling to create small horizontal pathways for pipes and conduits
  • Installation of wayfinding signs
  • Installation of various traffic signal components
  • Modifications to existing sidewalks, curbs, and gutters

Regular work hours will be Monday through Friday, 9am to 4pm.