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Project Advancement | July 2-13

Thu, 07/02/2015 - 14:37
Excavation has begun on the west side of 4th Street for the future Yerba Buena|Moscone Station

Excavation has begun on the west side of 4th Street for the future Yerba Buena|Moscone Station

This notice provides a construction update and a look ahead for what to expect in the areas where we are building four new stations along the alignment. You’ll find information about work activities, traffic and transportation impacts taking place over the next two weeks at SoMa, Yerba Buena|Moscone, Union Square and Chinatown.

Construction schedules, bus routes, and stop locations are subject to change due to unforeseen conditions. Signs will be posted at affected stops to advise of service changes.

Monday, July 6 and Tuesday, July 7, Geary Boulevard between Grant and Powell is closed to through traffic during night work hours of 9p.m. to 5a.m. The outbound 38 Geary bus stops on Geary at Kearny and at Powell streets will not be in service during schedule night work. Please use alternate bus stops at Market and Montgomery streets or Geary and Taylor.

In addition, there will be a single-lane of traffic at Geary and Stockton starting Monday, July 6. The contractor will begin sheet pile isntallation and this activity is estimated to be ongoing through early October 2015.

Our thanks go out to the businesses, residents, shoppers, commuters, and all those who are touched by the Project, for their continued engagement as we work to extend the city’s public transportation system.

The Central Subway Team

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Project Advancement | June 26 – July 6

Fri, 06/26/2015 - 14:59
Preparing to excavate the station site

Preparing to excavate the future Chinatown Station site

This notice provides a construction update and a look ahead for what to expect in the areas where we are building four new stations along the alignment. You’ll find information about work activities, traffic and transportation impacts taking place over the next two weeks at SoMa, Yerba Buena|Moscone, Union Square and Chinatown.

Construction schedules, bus routes, and stop locations are subject to change due to unforeseen conditions. Signs will be posted at affected stops to advise of service changes.

Now through July 10, the contractor is performing work on the 36′ sewer line at the 4th and King streets intersection between the hours of 9a.m.- 3p.m. No through-traffic available on King Street to I-280. For more information, please see this notice. In addition, they will also be working to remove the existing high water pressure line.

Our thanks go out to the businesses, residents, shoppers, commuters, and all those who are touched by the Project, for their continued engagement as we work to extend the city’s public transportation system.

The Central Subway Team

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Project Advancements | June 19 – 29

Fri, 06/19/2015 - 12:52
Demolition of the Union Square Garage continues

Demolition of the Union Square Garage continues

This notice provides a construction update and a look ahead for what to expect in the areas where we are building four new stations along the alignment. You’ll find information about work activities, traffic and transportation impacts taking place over the next two weeks at SoMa, Yerba Buena|Moscone, Union Square and Chinatown.

Construction schedules, bus routes, and stop locations are subject to change due to unforeseen conditions. Signs will be posted at affected stops to advise of service changes.

The contractor is continuing work on the 36′ sewer line at the 4th and King streets intersection between the hours of 9a.m.- 3p.m. No through-traffic available on King Street to I-280. For more information, please see this notice.

Our thanks go out to the businesses, residents, shoppers, commuters, and all those who are touched by the Project, for their continued engagement as we work to extend the city’s public transportation system.

The Central Subway Team

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Project Advancement|June 12-22

Fri, 06/12/2015 - 16:03
    Part of the roof deck on the east side of 4th Street for the future Yerba Buena | Moscone Station has been poured

Part of the roof deck on the east side of 4th Street for the future Yerba Buena | Moscone Station has been poured

This notice provides a construction update and a look ahead for what to expect in the areas where we are building four new stations along the alignment.  You’ll find information about work activities, traffic and transportation impacts taking place over the next two weeks at SoMa, Yerba Buena|Moscone, Union Square and Chinatown.

Construction schedules, bus routes, and stop locations are subject to change due to unforeseen conditions.  Signs will be posted at affected stops to advise of service changes.

June 8-July 3, the contractor is performing work on the 36′ sewer line at the 4th and King streets intersection between the hours of 9a.m. to 3p.m. No through-traffic available on King Street to I-280. For more information, please see this notice.

Mid week of June 15, the crosswalk on the west side of Stockton and Washington streets will be closed due to a manhole installation within the site.

Our thanks go out to the businesses, residents, shoppers, commuters, and all those who are touched by the Project, for their continued engagement as we work to extend the city’s public transportation system.

The Central Subway Team

 

 

 

 

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Project Advancement|June 5-June 15

Fri, 06/05/2015 - 17:06
Workers assembling the rebar cage for a portion of the roof slab at the southeast portion of the work site.

Rebar cage installation is complete and concrete will soon be poured for the roof deck of the future Yerba Buena|Moscone Station.

We made some changes to our weekly construction update.

This notice provides a construction update and a look ahead for what to expect in the areas where we are building four new stations along the alignment.  You’ll find work activities, traffic and transportation impacts over the next two weeks at SoMa, Yerba Buena|Moscone, Union Square and Chinatown.

Construction schedules, bus routes, and stop locations are subject to change due to unforeseen conditions.  Signs will be posted at affected stops to advise of service changes.

Starting Monday, June 8-July 3, the contractor will be performing work on the 36″ sewer line at the 4th and King streets intersection between the hours of 9a.m. to 3p.m. No through-traffic available on King Street to I-280. For more information, please see this notice.

On Tuesday, June 9 from 7p.m. to 5a.m., the San Francisco Water Department will be performing a pipeline tie-in work on Stockton Street between Jackson and Sacramento.

Our thanks go out to the businesses, residents, shoppers, commuters, and all those who are touched by the Project, for their continued engagement as we work to extend this city’s public transportation system.

The Central Subway Team

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Project Advancements | May 30 – June 8

Fri, 05/29/2015 - 14:49
An overhead view of the current progress on the future Union Square/Market Street Station.

An overhead view of the current progress on the future Union Square/Market Street Station.

This post contains brief updates about recent construction activities and a look-ahead for what to expect in Southern SoMa, Northern SoMa, Union Square and Chinatown over the next two weeks. For more detailed information, click here or on the links below. You can also find construction, traffic detour and Muni impact information on our project Google Map.

Construction schedules may change due to unforeseen conditions. We encourage the public to follow traffic and pedestrian notifications posted at the work sites.

Southern SoMa (Bryant to King): Utility work continues along 4th Street from Bryant to King streets.

Northern SoMa (Market to Harrison): Excavation and construction of the station roof deck along 4th Street between Howard and Folsom streets is underway.

  • Utility work on 4th Street at Howard Street with night work hours of Monday to Friday, 6 p.m. to 2 a.m.

Union Square: Excavation of the station, relocation and supporting of utilities on Stockton Street between Ellis and Post streets are ongoing.

Chinatown: Excavation of the site and waterproofing of the roof deck are in progress.

  • Dewatering well installation is temporarily on hold.
  • On Stockton Street between Washington and Jackson streets, PG&E reconstructing underground utilities with work hours of Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., and Saturday, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.

We thank the businesses, residents, shoppers, and commuters of San Francisco for their continued engagement with this significant investment in the extension of our public transportation system. When opened in 2019, the Central Subway will provide a much-needed connection between major employment, retail, cultural and residential areas of the city.

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Project Advancements | May 23 – June 1

Fri, 05/22/2015 - 16:30
Workers continue to excavate and upgrade a sewer on 4th Street    between Brannan and Bluxome streets.

Workers continue to excavate and upgrade a sewer on 4th Street between Brannan and Bluxome streets.

This post contains brief updates about recent construction activities and a look-ahead for what to expect in Southern SoMa, Northern SoMa, Union Square and Chinatown over the next two weeks. For more detailed information, click here or on the links below. You can also find construction, traffic detour and Muni impact information on our project Google Map.

Construction schedules may change due to unforeseen conditions. We encourage the public to follow traffic and pedestrian notifications posted at the work sites.

Southern SoMa (Bryant to King): Utility work continues along 4th Street from Bryant to King streets.

  • Muni manhole installations on Freelon Street at 4th Street and on 4th Street between Bryant and Welsh streets

Northern SoMa (Market to Harrison): Excavation and construction of the station roof deck along 4th Street between Howard and Folsom streets is underway.

Union Square: Excavation of the station, relocation and supporting of utilities on Stockton Street between Ellis and Post streets are ongoing.

Chinatown: Excavation of the site and installation of the roof deck are in progress.

  • On Stockton Street between Washington and Jackson streets, PG&E reconstructing underground utilities with work hours of Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Saturday, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Installation of a dewatering well scheduled to start the week of May 25 on Washington Street between Stockton Street and Ross Alley with work hours of Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

We thank the businesses, residents, shoppers, and commuters of San Francisco for their continued engagement with this significant investment in the extension of our public transportation system. When opened in 2019, the Central Subway will provide a much-needed connection between major employment, retail, cultural and residential areas of the city.

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Project Advancements | May 15 – May 25

Fri, 05/15/2015 - 16:58
Workers installed rebar and concrete will soon be poured for the future Chinatown Station.

Workers installed rebar and concrete will soon be poured for the future Chinatown Station.

This post contains brief updates about recent construction activities and a look-ahead for what to expect in Southern SoMa, Northern SoMa, Union Square and Chinatown over the next two weeks. For more detailed information, click here or on the links below. You can also find construction, traffic detour and Muni impact information on our project Google Map.

Construction schedules may change due to unforeseen conditions. We encourage the public to follow traffic and pedestrian notifications posted at the work sites.

Southern SoMa (Bryant to King): Utility work continues along 4th Street from Bryant to King streets.

  • Muni manhole installations between 4th and 5th streets on Freelon Street and on 4th Street between Bryant and Welsh streets
    • On Monday, May 18, between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m., at intersection of 4th and Bryant streets, traffic control officers will direct traffic during street light work

Northern SoMa (Market to Harrison): Excavation and construction of the station roof deck along 4th Street between Howard and Folsom streets is underway.

  • Roof installation work on the east side of 4th Street between Howard and Folsom streets is ongoing
    • One traffic lane is available on 4th Street

Union Square: Excavation of the station, relocation and supporting of utilities on Stockton Street between Ellis and Post streets are ongoing.

  • Geary Boulevard at Stockton Street may be narrowed to one traffic lane from May 19 to May 21 during night work hours of 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.

Chinatown: Excavation of the site and installation of the roof deck are in progress.

  • On Stockton Street between Washington and Jackson streets, PG&E duct bank installation with work hours of Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Dewatering wells may start the week of May 18 on Washington Street at Stockton Street with work hours of Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

We thank the businesses, residents, shoppers, and commuters of San Francisco for their continued engagement with this significant investment in the extension of our public transportation system. When opened in 2019, the Central Subway will provide a much-needed connection between major employment, retail, cultural and residential areas of the city.

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Construction Moves Forward

Mon, 05/11/2015 - 14:32

Our latest video highlights the ongoing construction for the extension of the T Third Line during the first portion of 2015.

The excavation of the three subway stations: Chinatown, Union Square/Market Street, and Yerba Buena/Moscone continues on both Stockton and 4th Street. Along with the excavation, the stations’ roof decks are being installed.

The foundation work for the future 4th and Brannan Station is complete and installation and relocation of utilities continues.

Our tunneling contract has finished up. In North Beach, the retrieval shaft site has been covered over. The work on the portal structure has been completed and all lanes have reopened on 4th Street between Harrison and Bryant streets.

For additional project videos, check out our YouTube Channel.

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Project Advancements | May 9 – May 18

Fri, 05/08/2015 - 17:02
Roof deck beams are installed at Ellis and Stockton streets for the future Union Square/Market Street Station.

Roof beams are installed at Ellis and Stockton streets for the future Union Square/Market Street Station.

This post contains brief updates about recent construction activities and a look-ahead for what to expect in Southern SoMa, Northern SoMa, Union Square and Chinatown over the next two weeks. For more detailed information, click here or on the links below. You can also find construction, traffic detour and Muni impact information on our project Google Map.

Construction schedules may change due to unforeseen conditions. We encourage the public to follow traffic and pedestrian notifications posted at the work sites.

Southern SoMa (Harrison to King): Utility work continues along 4th Street from Bryant to King streets.

  • Muni manhole installations between 4th and 5th streets on Brannan and Bluxome streets
  • Muni duct bank installation on 4th Street between Welsh and Freelon streets
    • Work hours of Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    • Parking will be limited in work area

Northern SoMa (Market to Harrison): Excavation and construction of the station roof deck along 4th Street between Howard and Folsom streets is underway.

  • Roof installation work is anticipated to transition from the west to the east side of 4th Street between Howard and Folsom streets
    • One traffic lane will be available on the west side of 4th Street
    • Night work expected for traffic reconfiguration

Union Square: Excavation of the station, relocation and supporting of utilities on Stockton Street between Ellis and Post streets are ongoing.

Chinatown: Excavation of the site and installation of the roof deck are in progress.

  • On Stockton Street
    • Between Washington and Jackson streets
      • Bus bulb demolition and street restoration with work hours of Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.
      • Water line installation with work hours of Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
    • Between Sacramento and Washington streets
      • Instrumentation installation with night work hours of Monday to Friday, 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.
        • Muni Impact: During night work hours of Monday, May 11 to Friday, May 15 between the hours of 9 p.m. to 5 a.m., a bus stop for northbound 30 Stockton, 45 Union/Stockton and 91 Owl on the mid-block of Stockton Street between Sacramento and Clay streets will be relocated to the north side of Clay Street on Stockton Street

We thank the businesses, residents, shoppers, and commuters of San Francisco for their continued engagement with this significant investment in the extension of our public transportation system. When opened in 2019, the Central Subway will provide a much-needed connection between major employment, retail, cultural and residential areas of the city.

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Project Advancements | May 2 – May 11

Fri, 05/01/2015 - 17:05
Portions of the Union Square Garage are being reconfigured to accommodate the future Union Square/Market Street Station.

Portions of the Union Square Garage are being reconfigured to accommodate the future Union Square/Market Street Station.

This post contains brief updates about recent construction activities and a look-ahead for what to expect in Southern SoMa, Northern SoMa, Union Square and Chinatown over the next two weeks. For more detailed information, click here or on the links below. You can also find construction, traffic detour and Muni impact information on our project Google Map.

Construction schedules may change due to unforeseen conditions. We encourage the public to follow traffic and pedestrian notifications posted at the work sites.

Southern SoMa (Harrison to King): Utility work continues along 4th Street from Bryant to King streets.

  • Muni manhole installations between 4th and 5th streets on Brannan Street and on Bluxome Street
  • Muni duct bank installation on 4th Street between Freelon and Brannan streets
    • Work hours of Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    • Parking will be limited in work area

Northern SoMa (Market to Harrison): Excavation and construction of the station roof deck along 4th Street between Howard and Folsom streets is underway.

  • During the week of May 4, roof installation work may transition from the west to the east side of 4th Street
    • 2 traffic lanes will open on the west side of 4th Street
    • Night work expected for traffic reconfiguration

Union Square: Excavation of the station, relocation and supporting of utilities on Stockton Street between Ellis and Post streets are ongoing.

Chinatown: Excavation of the site and installation of the roof deck are in progress.

  • On Stockton Street
    • Between Washington and Jackson streets
      • Bus bulb demolition and street restoration with work hours of Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.
      • Water line installation with work hours of Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
    • Between Sacramento and Washington streets
      • Instrumentation installation with night work hours of Monday to Friday, 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.
        • Muni Impact: During night work hours of Monday to Friday, 9 p.m. to 5 a.m., a bus stop for southbound 8 Bayshore, 8AX/8BX Bayshore Express, 30 Stockton, 45 Union/Stockton and 91 Owl on the mid-block of Stockton Street between Sacramento and Clay streets will be relocated to the north side of Sacramento Street on Stockton Street

We thank the businesses, residents, shoppers, and commuters of San Francisco for their continued engagement with this significant investment in the extension of our public transportation system. When opened in 2019, the Central Subway will provide a much-needed connection between major employment, retail, cultural and residential areas of the city.

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Project Advancements | April 25 – May 4

Fri, 04/24/2015 - 16:33
Workers continue with roof installation for the future Yerba Buena/Moscone Station on Clementina Street at 4th Street.

Workers continue with roof installation for the future Yerba Buena/Moscone Station on Clementina Street at 4th Street.

This post contains brief updates about recent construction activities and a look-ahead for what to expect in Southern SoMa, Northern SoMa, Union Square and Chinatown over the next two weeks. For more detailed information, click here or on the links below. You can also find construction, traffic detour, and Muni impact information on our project Google Map.

Construction schedules may change due to unforeseen conditions. We encourage the public to follow traffic and pedestrian notifications posted at the work sites.

Southern SoMa (Harrison to King): Utility work continues along 4th Street from Bryant to King streets.

  • Water line and duct bank installation on 4th Street between Bryant and Brannan streets
    • Work hours of Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Portal construction completed
    • All traffic lanes have reopened
    • The contractor is removing equipment from the work site until mid-May

Northern SoMa (Market to Harrison): Excavation and construction of the station roof along 4th Street between Howard and Folsom streets is underway.

  • Utility restoration at 4th and Jessie streets is complete
    • All traffic lanes on 4th Street between Market and Mission streets have reopened

Union Square: Excavation of the station, relocation and supporting of utilities on Stockton Street between Ellis and Post streets are ongoing.

  • O’Farrell Street will be narrowed to one lane at Stockton Street until late July

Chinatown: Excavation of the site and installation of the station roof are in progress.

  • On Stockton Street between Clay and Washington
    • Potholing with night work hours anticipated April 27 and 28 from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • On Stockton Street between Washington and Jackson streets
    • Water line installation with work hours of Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
      • Parking will be limited during work hours
  • On Stockton Street between Sacramento and Clay streets
    • Instrumentation installation with night work hours of Monday to Friday, 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.
      • Parking will be limited during work hours
    • Muni Impact: During night work hours of Monday to Friday, 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.
      • A bus stop for southbound 8X/8AX/8BX Bayshore Express, 30 Stockton, 45 Union/Stockton and 91 Owl on the mid-block of Stockton Street between Sacramento and Clay streets will be relocated to the north side of Sacramento Street on Stockton Street

We thank the businesses, residents, shoppers, and commuters of San Francisco for their continued engagement with this significant investment in the extension of our public transportation system. When opened in 2019, the Central Subway will provide a much-needed connection between major employment, retail, cultural and residential areas of the city.

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Project Advancements | April 18 – April 27

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 17:10
Workers continue with roof installation for the future Chinatown Station.

Workers continue with roof installation for the future Chinatown Station.

This post contains brief updates about recent construction activities and a look-ahead for what to expect in Southern SoMa, Northern SoMa, Union Square, Chinatown and North Beach over the next two weeks. For more detailed information, click here or on the links below. You can also find construction, traffic detour, and Muni impact information on our project Google Map.

Construction schedules may change due to unforeseen conditions. We encourage the public to follow traffic and pedestrian notifications posted at the work sites.

Southern SoMa (Harrison to King): Utility work continues along 4th Street from Bryant to King streets.

  • On 4th Street between Bryant and Welsh streets
    • Water line installation with work hours of Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.
      • Parking will be limited during work hours
  • Portal construction completed
    • All traffic lanes have reopened
    • The contractor is removing equipment from the work site until mid-May.

Northern SoMa (Market to Harrison): Excavation and construction of station roof along 4th Street between Howard and Folsom streets are underway. Ongoing utility restoration activity at 4th and Jessie streets.

Union Square: Excavation of the station, relocation and supporting of utilities on Stockton Street between Ellis and Post streets are ongoing.

  • O’Farrell Street will be narrowed to one lane at Stockton Street until early July.

Chinatown: Excavation of the site and installation of the station roof are in progress.

  • On Stockton Street between Washington and Jackson streets
    • Removal and replacement of water line with work hours of Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
      • Parking will be limited during work hours
  • On Stockton Street between Sacramento and Jackson streets
    • Instrumentation installation with night work hours of Monday to Friday, 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.
      • Parking will be limited during work hours
  • Muni Service Impact:
    • On Monday, April 20, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., the southbound bus stop for the 8X/8AX/8BX Bayshore Express, 30 Stockton and 45 Union/Stockton on the mid-block of Stockton Street between Sacramento and Clay streets will be temporarily relocated to the north side of Clay Street on Stockton Street

We thank the businesses, residents, shoppers, and commuters of San Francisco for their continued engagement with this significant investment in the extension of our public transportation system. When opened in 2019, the Central Subway will provide a much-needed connection between major employment, retail, cultural and residential areas of the city.

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Project Advancements | April 11 – April 20

Fri, 04/10/2015 - 16:50
A worker uses an excavator to dig a trench on Stockton Street between O'Farrell Street and Geary Boulevard.

A worker uses an excavator to dig a trench on Stockton Street
between O’Farrell Street and Geary Boulevard.

This post contains brief updates about recent construction activities and a look-ahead for what to expect in Southern SoMa, Northern SoMa, Union Square, Chinatown and North Beach over the next two weeks. For more detailed information, click here or on the links below. You can also find construction, traffic detour, and Muni impact information on our project Google Map.

Construction schedules may change due to unforeseen conditions. We encourage the public to follow traffic and pedestrian notifications posted at the work sites.

Southern SoMa (Harrison to King): Utility work continues along 4th Street from Bryant to King streets.

  • Portal construction
    • Expected to be complete and all traffic lanes reopened by the end of next week.
    • Contractor will continue to work at the portal location until mid-May.

Northern SoMa (Market to Harrison): Excavation and construction of station roof along 4th Street between Howard and Folsom streets are underway. Ongoing utility restoration activity at 4th and Jessie streets.

Union Square: Excavation of the station, relocation and supporting of utilities on Stockton Street between Ellis and Post streets are ongoing.

Chinatown: Excavation of the site and installation of the station roof are in progress.

  • On Stockton Street between Sacramento and Jackson streets
    • Instrumentation installation to start April 17 with night work hours of Monday to Friday, 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.
      • Parking may be limited in the work location during work hours
    • Potholing continues
      • Parking will be unavailable during work hours Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Muni Service Impact:
    • A bus stop for southbound 8X/8AX/8BX Bayshore Express, 30 Stockton, 45 Union/Stockton and 91 Owl on Stockton Street between Washington and Jackson streets is relocated
    • New bus stop location is on Stockton Street at Jackson Street

We thank the businesses, residents, shoppers, and commuters of San Francisco for their continued engagement with this significant investment in the extension of our public transportation system. When opened in 2019, the Central Subway will provide a much-needed connection between major employment, retail, cultural and residential areas of the city.

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Project Advancements | April 4 – April 13

Fri, 04/03/2015 - 16:45
The crew build rebar cages that will be transformed into beams to support the roof of the future Chinatown Station.

The crew build rebar cages that will be transformed into beams to support the roof of the future Chinatown Station.

This post contains brief updates about recent construction activities and a look-ahead for what to expect in Southern SoMa, Northern SoMa, Union Square, Chinatown and North Beach over the next two weeks. For more detailed information, click here or on the links below. You can also find construction, traffic detour, and Muni impact information on our project Google Map.

Construction schedules may change due to unforeseen conditions. We encourage the public to follow traffic and pedestrian notifications posted at the work sites.

Southern SoMa (Harrison to King): Utility work continues along 4th Street from Harrison to King streets. Ongoing portal construction on 4th Street between Harrison and Bryant streets.

Northern SoMa (Market to Harrison): Excavation and construction of station roof along 4th Street between Howard and Folsom streets are underway. Ongoing ground improvement activities at 4th and Jessie streets.

Union Square: Excavation of the station, relocation and supporting of utilities on Stockton Street between Ellis and Post streets are ongoing.

Chinatown: Excavation of the site and installation of the station roof are in progress.

    • On April 8, potholing will be on Clay at Stockton
      • Work hours: Wednesday only, 10a.m. to 3p.m.
    • Potholing along Stockton Street between Sacramento and Jackson streets
      • Parking will be unavailable during work hours Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.
      • Muni Service Impact:
        • Starting April 9, a bus stop for southbound 8X/8AX/8BX Bayshore Express, 30 Stockton, 45 Union/Stockton and 91 Owl on Stockton Street between Washington and Jackson streets is discontinued
        • New bus stop location is on Stockton Street at Jackson Street
        • Wednesday, April 8, the 1 California bus stop on Clay at Stockton will be temporarily relocated 60′ east of the existing stop between 10a.m. to 3p.m.

North Beach: Completion of sidewalk restoration and demobilization of equipment in front of 1731-1741 Powell Street by April 10. Hours of work are 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday work may be required.

We thank the businesses, residents, shoppers, and commuters of San Francisco for their continued engagement with this significant investment in the extension of our public transportation system. When opened in 2019, the Central Subway will provide a much-needed connection between major employment, retail, cultural and residential areas of the city.

 

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Project Advancements | March 28 – April 6

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 17:34
The crew continue to remove excess concrete from the top of a previously constructed slurry walls on Clementina Street.

The crew continue to remove excess concrete from the top of a previously constructed slurry walls on Clementina Street.

This post contains brief updates about recent construction activities and a look-ahead for what to expect in Southern SoMa, Northern SoMa, Union Square, Chinatown and North Beach over the next two weeks. For more detailed information, click here or on the links below. You can also find construction, traffic detour, and Muni impact information on our project Google Map.

Construction schedules may change due to unforeseen conditions. We encourage the public to follow traffic and pedestrian notifications posted at the work sites.

Southern SoMa (Harrison to King): Utility work continues along 4th Street from Harrison to King streets. Ongoing portal construction on 4th Street between Harrison and Bryant streets.

Northern SoMa (Market to Harrison): Excavation and construction of station roof along 4th Street between Howard and Folsom streets are underway. Ongoing ground improvement activities at 4th and Jessie streets.

Union Square: Excavation of the station, relocation and supporting of utilities on Stockton Street between Ellis and Post streets are ongoing.

  • Night work on Geary Boulevard and Stockton Street from March 29 to April 2
    • Geary Boulevard between Grant Avenue and Powell Street is closed to through traffic during work hours of 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.
    • Muni Service Impact:
      • Outbound 38 Geary route between Kearny and Mason streets rerouted during night work hours
      • Bus stops on Geary Boulevard at Kearny and at Powell streets will not be in use during detoured hours of 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.
        • Use alternate bus stops at Market and Montgomery streets or Geary Boulevard and Taylor Street

Chinatown: Excavation of the site and installation of the station roof are in progress.

  • Potholing along Stockton Street between Sacramento and Jackson streets
    • Parking will be unavailable during work hours Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

North Beach: Completion of sidewalk restoration, streetlight work and demobilization of equipment in front of 1731-1741 Powell Street anticipated by March 28. Hours of work are 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.

We thank the businesses, residents, shoppers, and commuters of San Francisco for their continued engagement with this significant investment in the extension of our public transportation system. When opened in 2019, the Central Subway will provide a much-needed connection between major employment, retail, cultural and residential areas of the city.

Categories: Construction Updates

Project Advancements | March 21 – 30

Fri, 03/20/2015 - 16:50
Workers install new utility lines along the portal structure on 4th Street between Harrison and Bryant streets.

Workers install new utility lines along the portal structure on 4th Street
between Harrison and Bryant streets.

This post contains brief updates about recent construction activities and a look-ahead for what to expect in Southern SoMa, Northern SoMa, Union Square, Chinatown and North Beach over the next two weeks. For more detailed information, click here or on the links below. You can also find construction, traffic detour, and Muni impact information on our project Google Map.

Construction schedules may change due to unforeseen conditions. We encourage the public to follow traffic and pedestrian notifications posted at the work sites.

Southern SoMa (Harrison to King): Utility work along 4th Street from Harrison to King streets. Portal construction on 4th Street between Harrison and Bryant streets.

  • One traffic lane is open on 4th Street between Harrison and Bryant streets
  • The left lane on the I-80 freeway off-ramp at 4th and Bryant streets may be closed during potholing and pipe installation work
  • Sewer upgrade work has expanded to 4th Street from Townsend Street into the intersection of King Street (more info here)
    • During work hours of Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
      • No access to I-280 from King Street, use 3rd Street detour
      • No left turn from north bound 4th Street onto King Street, use 3rd or 5th streets to access I-280
      • Pedestrian access to the north crosswalk on 4th Street at King Street is unavailable

Northern SoMa (Market to Harrison): Excavation and construction of station roof along 4th Street between Howard and Folsom streets are underway. Ongoing ground improvement activities at 4th and Jessie streets.

Union Square: Excavation of the station, relocation and supporting of utilities on Stockton Street between Ellis and Post streets are ongoing.

Chinatown: Excavation of the site and installation of the station roof are in progress.

  • Potholing starting March 23 along Stockton Street between Sacramento and Jackson streets
    • Parking will be unavailable during work Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

North Beach: Completion of sidewalk and streetlight work in front of 1731-1741 Powell Street anticipated the week of March 23. Hours of work are 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.

We thank the businesses, residents, shoppers, and commuters of San Francisco for their continued engagement with this significant investment in the extension of our public transportation system. When opened in 2019, the Central Subway will provide a much-needed connection between major employment, retail, cultural and residential areas of the city.

 

Categories: Construction Updates

Project Advancements | March 14 – 23

Fri, 03/13/2015 - 16:15
The crew continue to excavate the site under Stockton Street between Maiden Lane and Geary Boulevard. Overhead braces have been installed to support the uncovered utilities.

The crew continue to excavate the site under Stockton Street between Maiden Lane and Geary Boulevard. Overhead braces have been installed to support the uncovered utilities.

This post contains brief updates about recent construction activities and a look-ahead for what to expect in Southern SoMa, Northern SoMa, Union Square, Chinatown and North Beach over the next two weeks. For more detailed information, click here or on the links below. You can also find construction, traffic detour, and Muni impact information on our project Google Map.

Construction schedules may change due to unforeseen conditions. We encourage the public to follow traffic and pedestrian notifications posted at the work sites.

Southern SoMa (Harrison to King): Utility work along 4th Street from Harrison to King streets. Portal construction on 4th Street between Harrison and Bryant streets.

  • One traffic lane has reopened on 4th Street between Harrison and Bryant streets
  • The left traffic lane on the I-80 freeway off-ramp at 4th and Bryant streets may be closed during potholing and pipe installation work
  • Sewer upgrade work has expanded to 4th Street from Townsend Street into the intersection of King Street (more info here)
    • Work hours: Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.
    • No access to I-280 from King Street, use 3rd Street detour
    • No left turn from north bound 4th Street onto King Street, use 3rd or 5th streets to access I-280
    • The north crosswalk on 4th Street at King Street is unavailable
  • The bus stop for the 47 Van Ness and 83X Mid-Market Express on 4th Street at Townsend Street has been relocated to Townsend Street between 4th and 5th streets

Northern SoMa (Market to Harrison): Excavation and construction of station roof along 4th Street between Howard and Folsom streets are underway. Ongoing ground improvement activities at 4th and Jessie streets.

Union Square: Excavation of the station, relocation and supporting of utilities on Stockton Street between Ellis and Post streets are ongoing.

Chinatown: Excavation of the site and installation of the station roof are in progress.

  • Monitoring equipment installation on sidewalks along Stockton Street between Sacramento and Jackson streets
    • Sidewalks to remain open
    • Work hours: Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.

North Beach: Completion of work in front of 1731-1741 Powell Street is anticipated by the week of March 16. Hours of work are 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.

  • Hydrant relocation and sidewalk restoration continues
  • Street light installation may start in late March

We thank the businesses, residents, shoppers, and commuters of San Francisco for their continued engagement with this significant investment in the extension of our public transportation system. When opened in 2019, the Central Subway will provide a much-needed connection between major employment, retail, cultural and residential areas of the city.

Categories: Construction Updates

Portal Update

Thu, 03/12/2015 - 17:04

If you happen to be near 4th and Harrison streets you will notice the progress on the portal. The ramp structure houses the entrance and exit to the Central Subway tunnels.

The portal's roof slab ends in a crescent.

The portal’s roof slab ends in a crescent.

The portal takes shape as the workers build the walls.

Workers build the walls.

Metal reinforcement (rebar) sticks out from the top of the recently poured cement sides.

Metal reinforcement (rebar) sticks out from the top of the recently poured cement sides.

The crew use basket cranes to work on the sides of the portal.

The construction workers use basket cranes to access the upper sides of the portal.

One traffic lane on 4th Street, between Harrison and Bryant, recently reopened to traffic.

The crew prepares to restore the roadway.

The crew prepares to restore the roadway.

Restoration of one lane of the roadway was completed yesterday.

Restoration of one lane of the roadway was completed yesterday.

The portal structure is expected to be completed by May.

Weekly updates of construction progress are posted to this blog on Fridays.

Categories: Construction Updates

Project Advancements | March 7 – 16

Fri, 03/06/2015 - 16:34
Two concrete trucks pour concrete for a portion of the roof slab at the future Yerba Buena/Moscone Station.

Two concrete trucks pour concrete for a portion of the roof slab at the future Yerba Buena/Moscone Station.

This post contains brief updates about recent construction activities and a look-ahead for what to expect in Southern SoMa, Northern SoMa, Union Square, Chinatown and North Beach over the next two weeks. For more detailed information, click here or on the links below. You can also find construction, traffic detour, and Muni impact information on our project Google Map.

Construction schedules may change due to unforeseen conditions. We encourage the public to follow traffic and pedestrian notifications posted at the work sites.

Southern SoMa (Harrison to King): Utility work along 4th Street from Harrison to King streets. Portal construction on 4th Street between Harrison and Bryant streets.

  • One traffic lane is anticipated to reopen on 4th Street between Harrison and Bryant streets on Wednesday, March 11
  • The bus stop for the 47 Van Ness and 83X Mid-Market Express on 4th Street at Townsend Street is anticipated to be relocated on Friday, March 13, to Townsend Street between 4th and 5th streets

Northern SoMa (Market to Harrison): Excavation and construction of station roof along 4th Street between Howard and Folsom streets. Ongoing ground improvement activities at 4th and Jessie streets.

  • 4th Street between Howard and Folsom streets is anticipated to reduce to one traffic lane March 9 and 10
  • Utility work on Folsom Street at 4th Street
    • Two traffic lanes available on Folsom Street during construction hours of 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.

Union Square: Excavation of the station, relocation and supporting of utilities on Stockton Street between Ellis and Post streets.

Chinatown: Excavation of the site and installation of the station roof.

  • Monitoring equipment installation on sidewalks along Stockton Street from Washington to Sacramento streets
    • Sidewalks to remain open
    • Work the week of March 9 from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Sewer upgrade on Stockton Street between Washington and Jackson streets
    • Parking lanes on both sides of Stockton Street will be used for travel lanes from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

North Beach: Completion of work in front of 1731-1741 Powell Street is anticipated by mid-March. Hours of work are 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. A lane of traffic will be available on Powell Street.

  • San Francisco Water Department is relocating a fire hydrant
    • Night work anticipated on Monday, March 9
  • Sidewalk restoration is slated for completion by mid-March after hydrant relocation
  • Street light installation may start in late March

We thank the businesses, residents, shoppers, and commuters of San Francisco for their continued engagement with this significant investment in the extension of our public transportation system. When opened in 2019, the Central Subway will provide a much-needed connection between major employment, retail, cultural and residential areas of the city.

 

Categories: Construction Updates

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