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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.

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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.

 

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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.

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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.

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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.

 

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Project Advancements | February 27 – March 9

Fri, 02/27/2015 - 16:27
Workers lift a section of pipe that will be used to pour concrete into the excavated pile shafts. The concrete piles form the foundation of the future 4th and Brannan Station.

Workers lift a section of pipe that will be used to pour concrete into the excavated pile shafts. The concrete piles form the foundation of the future 4th and Brannan 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.

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.

  • Utility work on Folsom Street at 4th Street
    • Two traffic lanes available on Folsom Street during work hours of 9 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 preparation for the installation of the station roof.

  • 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.
    • Night work anticipated March 3 and 4 from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m.

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

  • Sidewalk restoration is slated for completion by early March
  • Street light installation may start in early 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.

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Project Advancements | February 21 – March 2

Fri, 02/20/2015 - 14:48
Workers install waterproofing and build temporary wooden forms before pouring concrete for the new interior walls of the tunnel portal.

Workers install waterproofing and build temporary wooden forms before pouring concrete for the new interior walls of the tunnel portal.

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.

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.

  • Utility work on Folsom Street at 4th Street
    • Two traffic lanes available on Folsom Street during work hours of 9 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 preparation for the installation of the station roof.

  • Sewer upgrade starting Feb. 23 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: Work in front of 1731-1741 Powell Street (retrieval shaft) is anticipated to finish by the end of February. Hours of work are 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. A lane of traffic will be available on Powell Street.

  • Sidewalk restoration is slated for completion by the end of Feb.
  • Street light installation may start by the end of Feb.

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 | February 14 – February 23

Fri, 02/13/2015 - 16:40

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This section 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, scroll down or click 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.

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.

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

  • Beginning Feb. 13, one travel lane will be available on O’Farrell Street at Stockton Street

Chinatown: Excavation of the site in preparation for the installation of the station roof. Fire hydrant work on Washington Street between Stockton and Spofford streets is completed.

North Beach: Work in front of 1731-1741 Powell Street (retrieval shaft) is anticipated to finish by the end of the month. Hours of work are 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. A lane of traffic will be available on Powell Street.

  • Sidewalk restoration is slated for completion by the week of Feb. 16
  • Street light installation may start the week of Feb. 16

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 | February 7 – February 16

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 17:00
A worker motions to the concrete truck to move the overhead hose.

A worker motions to the concrete truck to move the overhead hose.

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.

  • Partial lane on 4th Street between Harrison and Perry streets has reopened to bus traffic only
  • Sewer work continues on 4th Street between Brannan and Townsend streets

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

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

  • Anticipated lane reduction on O’Farrell Street at Stockton Street for pile installation starting Feb. 7 for one week

Chinatown: Excavation of the site in preparation for the installation of the station roof. Fire hydrant work has finished on Washington Street between Stockton and Spofford streets.

North Beach: Work in front of 1731-1741 Powell Street (retrieval shaft) is anticipated to finish by the end of the month. Hours of work are 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. A lane of traffic will be available on Powell Street.

  • Relocation of a fire hydrant to be completed the week of Feb. 9
  • Anticipated sidewalk restoration the week of Feb. 16
  • Anticipated street light installation completion the week of Feb. 16

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 | January 31 – February 9

Fri, 01/30/2015 - 16:18
An excavator demolishes the upper portion of a wall. This site is being converted into a portal structure.

An excavator demolishes the upper portion of a wall. This site is
being converted into a portal structure.

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 along 4th Street from Harrison to King streets. Portal construction on 4th Street between Harrison and Bryant streets.

  • Starting Feb. 2, partial lane on 4th Street between Harrison and Perry streets will reopen to bus traffic only
  • Tentative sewer work may begin the week of Feb. 9 on 4th Street between Brannan and Townsend streets
  • Utility work continues on 4th Street between Brannan and Bluxome streets
  • Pile installation continues on 4th Street between Welsh and Brannan streets

Northern SoMa (Market to Harrison)Excavation of the station along 4th Street between Howard and Folsom streets. Ground improvement activites at 4th and Jessie streets.

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

Chinatown: Excavation of the site in preparation for the installation of the station roof. Ongoing utility installation at Stockton and Washington streets.

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 | January 24 – February 2

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 16:51
Workers pour concrete for the portal under 4th Street.

Workers pour concrete for the portal under 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 along 4th Street from Harrison to King streets. Portal construction on 4th Street between Harrison and Bryant streets.

  • Pile installation starting week of Jan. 26 on 4th Street between Welsh and Brannan streets
  • Tentative sewer work may begin the week of Feb. 2 on 4th Street between Brannan and Townsend streets

Northern SoMa (Market to Harrison): Excavation of the station along 4th Street between Howard and Folsom streets. Ground improvement activites at 4th and Jessie streets.

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

Chinatown: Excavation of the site in preparation for the installation of the station roof. Ongoing utility installation at Stockton and Washington streets.

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 | January 17 – 26

Fri, 01/16/2015 - 16:57
Workers re-install barricades on Stockton Street.

Workers re-install barricades on Stockton 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 along 4th Street from Harrison to King streets. Portal construction on 4th Street between Harrison and Bryant streets.

  • Tentative pile installation starting week of Jan. 26 on 4th Street between Welsh and Brannan streets

Northern SoMa (Market to Harrison): Excavation of the station along 4th Street between Howard and Folsom streets. Ground improvement activites at 4th and Jessie streets.

  • Two lanes on the east side of 4th Street are open between Market and Mission streets

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

  • Ellis Street at Stockton Street is closed to vehicular traffic
  • Stockton Street between Ellis and Post streets is closed to vehicular traffic

Chinatown: Excavation of the site in preparation for the installation of the station roof. Ongoing utility installation at Stockton and Washington streets.

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 | January 10 – 19

Fri, 01/09/2015 - 17:41
On 4th Street, the crew use excavators to dig out the future Yerba Buena/Moscone Station. This station is one of four being constructed for the new alignment of the T Third Line.

Construction crews dig out the future Yerba Buena/Moscone Station. This station is one of four being constructed for the new alignment of the T Third Line.

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.

Check out our new video which highlights 2014 Central Subway milestones and progress.

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 continues on 4th Street between Harrison and Bryant streets.

  • Tentative pile installation starting week of Jan. 19 on 4th Street between Freelon and Brannan streets
  • Sewer work on 4th Street between Freelon and Bluxome streets

Northern SoMa (Market to Harrison): Excavation of the station along 4th Street between Howard and Folsom streets. Repair of utility lines at 4th and Jessie streets.

  • Two lanes on the east side of 4th Street are open between Market and Mission streets

Union Square: Construction has resumed on Stockton Street between Ellis and Post streets. Crews are excavating the site and relocating utilities.

  • Ellis Street at Stockton Street is closed to vehicular traffic
  • Stockton Street between Geary Boulevard and Post Street is closed to vehicular traffic

Chinatown: Construction crews are demobilizing equipment and excavating the site in preparation for the installation of the station roof. Ongoing utility installation at Stockton and Washington streets.

  • Night work: removal of heavy equipment is anticipated early morning of Jan. 12 between the hours of midnight and 6 a.m.

North Beach: Restoration of the retrieval shaft site is complete. The North Beach section of the weekly update will be phased out next week due to the completion of our work at that site.

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 | January 3 – 12

Fri, 01/02/2015 - 16:39

Construction resumes on Stockton Street, Monday, Jan. 5.

During the next 10 days, Central Subway construction work continues at sites in SoMa, Union Square, Chinatown and North Beach. This section contains brief updates about recent construction activities and a look-ahead for what to expect in each neighborhood. For more detailed information, scroll down or click 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.

  • Sewer work on 4th Street between Freelon and Bluxome streets.
  • Street light conduit work on Townsend Street between 4th and 5th streets.

Northern SoMa (Market to Harrison)Excavation of the station along 4th Street between Howard and Folsom streets. Repairing utility lines at 4th and Jessie.

  • Closure of the sidewalk at 4th and Clementina streets continues. Access Clementina Street from 5th Street.
  • Two lanes on the east side are open between Market and Mission.

Union SquareConstruction resumes on Stockton Street between Ellis and Post streets. Work crews are demobilizing the Winter Walk, which includes installation of barricades, pile installation and excavation.

  • Ellis Street between Stockton and Powell streets is anticipated to be partially closed to vehicular traffic starting Jan. 5.
  • Closure of Stockton Street between Geary Boulevard and Post Street may begin the week of Jan. 5.

Chinatown: Construction crews are demobilizing equipment and excavating the site in preparation for the station roof. Ongoing utility installation at Stockton and Washington streets.

North BeachRestoration of the retrieval shaft site is anticipated to be completed during the week of Jan. 5.

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 | Dec. 20, 2014 – Jan. 2, 2015

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 16:03

Due to the upcoming holidays, this update covers the next two weeks of Central Subway work. There will be no update next Friday, Dec. 26. Happy holidays from the Central Subway team!

Underneath 4th Street between Harrison and Bryant, preparation for the portal work has begun.

Underneath 4th Street between Harrison and Bryant, preparation for the portal work has begun.

During the next 14 days, Central Subway work continues at sites in SoMa, Union Square, Chinatown and North Beach. This section contains brief updates about recent construction activities and a look-ahead for what to expect in each neighborhood. For more detailed information, scroll down or click on the links below. You can also find construction, traffic detour, and Muni impact information on our project Google Map.

Construction work on Stockton Street in Union Square has paused for the holiday season. Work within the station sites, underground work, and night work continues. See your neighborhood section below for details.

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): Ongoing utilities along 4th Street from Harrison to King streets.

Northern SoMa (Market to Harrison): Continuing excavation of the station along 4th Street between Howard and Folsom streets.

  • Closure of the sidewalk at 4th and Clementina streets will continue. Access Clementina Street from 5th Street.

Union Square: Construction has paused on Stockton and Ellis streets, resuming in January.

Chinatown: Construction crews will be demobilizing equipment and will begin to excavate the site in preparation of the station roof. Ongoing utility installation on Stockton and Washington streets.

North Beach: Restoration of the retrieval shaft site is ongoing.

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 | December 13 – December 22, 2014

Fri, 12/12/2014 - 17:22
The construction crew has opened one additional lane to traffic on 4th Street   between Howard and Folsom streets.

An additional lane has been reopened to traffic on 4th Street between Howard and Folsom streets.

During the next 10 days, Central Subway work continues at sites in SoMa, Union Square, Chinatown and North Beach. This post contains brief updates about recent construction activities and a look-ahead for what to expect in each neighborhood. 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 work on Stockton Street in Union Square has paused for the holiday season. Work within the station sites, underground work, and night work has continued. See your neighborhood section below for details.

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): Construction crews are relocating and installing new utilities along 4th Street from Harrison to King streets.

  • On 4th Street between Harrison and Bryant streets, construction of the portal continues.
    • Closure of this section of 4th Street through the end of February 2015.

Northern SoMa (Market to Harrison)Construction crews are excavating the area along 4th Street between Howard and Folsom streets.

  • On 4th Street between Market and Mission streets, night work pipe installation is scheduled for Dec. 14 to Dec. 19 from 10 p.m. to 7 a.m.

Union SquareConstruction crews have converted Stockton Street between Ellis Street and Geary Boulevard into a holiday plaza called “Winter Walk SF.”

Chinatown: Construction crews are building station walls and installing new utilities on Stockton Street between Sacramento and Washington streets.

North BeachConstruction crews are restoring the retrieval shaft site.

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 | December 6 – December 15, 2014

Fri, 12/05/2014 - 16:41
People enjoy "Winter Walk SF" on Stockton Street in Union Square. More information is available on our blog.

People enjoy “Winter Walk SF” on Stockton Street in Union Square. More information is available on our blog.

Project Advancements December 6 - December 15, 2014

During the next 10 days, Central Subway work continues at sites in SoMa, Union Square, Chinatown and North Beach. This post contains brief updates about recent construction activities and a look-ahead for what to expect in each neighborhood. 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 work on Stockton Street in Union Square has paused for the holiday season. Work within the station sites, underground work, and night work has continued. See your neighborhood section below for details.

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): Construction crews are relocating and installing new utilities along 4th Street from Harrison to King streets.

  • At the intersection of 4th and Brannan streets, sewer line work is scheduled for Dec. 8 to Dec. 12.
    • Night work hours from 10 p.m. to 7 a.m.
  • On 4th Street between Harrison and Bryant streets, construction of the portal continues.
    • Closure of this section of 4th Street through the end of February 2015.

Northern SoMa (Market to Harrison)Construction crews are building walls along 4th Street between Howard and Folsom streets.

  • Temporary closure of covered sidewalk along 4th Street from Howard to Clementina streets from 8 p.m. Dec 8 to 5 p.m. Dec 12.
    • Pedestrians may access Clementina Street from 5th Street.

Union SquareConstruction crews have converted Stockton Street between Ellis Street and Geary Boulevard into a holiday plaza called “Winter Walk SF.”

  • On Ellis Street between Stockton and Powell streets, pile installation to construct underground station walls.
    • Night work hours from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m.

Chinatown: Construction crews are building station walls and installing new utilities on Stockton Street between Sacramento and Washington streets.

North BeachConstruction crews are restoring the retrieval shaft site.

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 | November 22 – December 8, 2014

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 17:42

This post covers the next two weeks. Our next update will be on Friday, Dec. 5. Happy Thanksgiving from the Central Subway team!

The contractor opened the roadway decks to pour concrete for a gateway structure that will allow the T Third Line an entry/exit onto 4th Street.

The contractor opened the roadway decks to pour concrete for a gateway structure that will allow the T Third Line an entry/exit onto 4th Street.

During the next 17 days, Central Subway work continues at sites in SoMa, Union Square, Chinatown and North Beach. This post contains brief updates about recent construction activities and a look-ahead for what to expect in each neighborhood. 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): Construction crews are relocating and installing new utilities along 4th Street from Harrison to King streets.

  • At the intersection of 4th and Harrison streets, work on a high pressure water line continues.
    • Two traffic lanes will remain open Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.
      • On 4th Street between Harrison and Bryant streets, one traffic lane will be available until Nov. 26.
    • Access to Interstate 80 freeway may be limited on some evenings from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. and during weekends.
  • On 4th Street between Harrison and Bryant streets, construction of the portal continues.
    • Tentative closure of 4th Street between Harrison and Bryant streets on Nov. 29 between midnight and 6 a.m.
    • Closure of 4th Street between Harrison and Bryant streets starting Dec.1 through end of February 2015.

Northern SoMa (Market to Harrison): Construction crews are building walls and replacing a water line along 4th Street between Howard and Folsom streets.

Union Square: Construction crews are converting portions of Stockton Street between Ellis Street and Geary Boulevard into a holiday plaza called “Winter Walk SF.”

Chinatown: Construction crews are building station walls and installing new utilities on Stockton Street between Sacramento and Washington streets.

North Beach: Construction crews are restoring the retrieval shaft site.

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 | November 15 – November 24, 2014

Fri, 11/14/2014 - 17:41
A welder fuses two metal plates together at the end of the day.

A welder fuses two metal plates together at the end of the day.

During the next 10 days, Central Subway work continues at sites in SoMa, Union Square, Chinatown and North Beach. This post contains brief updates about recent construction activities and a look-ahead for what to expect in each neighborhood. 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): Construction crews are relocating and installing new utilities along 4th Street from Harrison to King streets.

  • At the intersection of 4th and Harrison streets, work on a high pressure water line continues.
    • Two traffic lanes will remain open Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.
      • On 4th Street between Harrison and Bryant streets, one traffic lane will be available starting Nov. 20 through Nov. 26.
    • Access to Interstate 80 freeway may be limited on some evenings from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. and during weekends.
  • On 4th Street between Bryant and Welsh streets, AT&T vault installation continues.
    • Muni service impact: The bus stop on Bryant Street at 4th Street has been relocated to the mid-block of Bryant Street between 4th and 5th streets until Nov. 25.

Northern SoMa (Market to Harrison)Construction crews are building walls and replacing a water line along 4th Street between Howard and Folsom streets.

  • On 4th Street between Folsom and Harrison streets, sewer line replacement continues.
    • Two traffic lanes will remain open Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    • Parking in this area may be limited.

Union SquareConstruction crews are excavating the site, building station walls and relocating utilities on Stockton Street between Ellis Street and Maiden Lane. Work on restoring portions of this area for the holidays continues.

  • For a look at the restoration work on Stockton Street, click here.

Chinatown: Construction crews are building station walls and installing new utilities on Stockton Street between Sacramento and Washington streets.

  • On Washington Street between Stockton and Spofford streets, replacement of a high pressure water line and installation of a fire hydrant continues.
    • Work hours are Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    • Parking may be impacted in the vicinity of the construction area.

North BeachConstruction crews continue to restore the retrieval shaft site.

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 | November 8 – November 17, 2014

Fri, 11/07/2014 - 17:17
Workers install forms to house the future concrete walls of the tunnel portal. The portal is the entrance/exit for the extension of the T Third Line being constructed underground on 4th Street between Harrison and Bryant streets.

Workers are installing concrete walls for the future tunnel portal. The portal will be used as an entrance/exit for the extension of the T Third Line being constructed underground on 4th Street between Harrison and Bryant streets.

During the next 10 days, Central Subway work continues at sites in SoMa, Union Square, Chinatown and North Beach. This post contains brief updates about recent construction activities and a look-ahead for what to expect in each neighborhood. 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): Construction crews are relocating and installing new utilities along 4th Street from Harrison to King streets.

  • At the intersection of 4th and Harrison streets, work on a high pressure water line continues.
    • Two traffic lanes will remain open Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.
      • On 4th Street between Harrison and Bryant streets, one traffic lane will be available starting Nov. 20 through Nov. 26.
    • Access to Interstate 80 freeway may be limited on some evenings from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. and during weekends.
  • On 4th Street between Bryant and Welsh streets, AT&T vault installation continues.
    • Muni service impact: Starting Nov. 12 through Nov. 25 the bus stop on Bryant Street at 4th Street is anticipated to be relocated to the mid-block of Bryant Street between 4th and 5th streets.

Northern SoMa (Market to Harrison): Construction crews are building walls and replacing a water line along 4th Street between Howard and Folsom streets.

  • On 4th Street between Folsom and Harrison streets, sewer line replacement continues.
    • Two traffic lanes will remain open Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    • Parking in this area may be limited.

Union Square: Construction crews are excavating the site, building station walls and relocating utilities on Stockton Street between Ellis Street and Maiden Lane. Preparations have started to restore portions of this area for the holidays.

Chinatown: Construction crews are building station walls and installing new utilities on Stockton Street between Sacramento and Washington streets.

  • On Washington Street between Stockton and Spofford streets, replacement of a high pressure water line and installation of a fire hydrant continues.
    • Work hours are Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    • Parking may be impacted in the vicinity of the construction area.

North Beach: Construction crews continue to restore the retrieval shaft site.

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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