Construction

CONSTRUCTION WORK 8/1/20 – 8/30/20 (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, and Oak Street
    • Washington Street at 7th Street and 8th Street
    • 12th Street
    • 16th Street
  • Boring Operations & Pull Boxes for 3″ Fiber Optic Conduits on:
    • Castro Street from 11th Street to 18th Street
    • 7th Street from Brush Street to Jefferson Street
    • San Leandro Street from 38th Street to 37th Streey
  • Potholing on:
    • 7th Street & Broadway
    • Castro Street to 18th Street
    • 7th Street, south of Castro Street
    • 7th Street and Jefferson Street
    • 8th Street, south of Castro Street
  • Assembling/mounting Trail Blazer Signs (TBS)
  • Installation of Vehicle Detection Systems (VDS), fixed cameras, and cables

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.