Archive | April, 2012

19 April 2012 ~ 2 Comments

Now out for bid: The Union Square/Market Street Station contract

The Union Square/Market Street Station will connect residents and visitors to the heart of Union Square and downtown. The contract to construct the Central Subway Union Square/Market Street Station has gone out for bid, marking the latest advance in this major improvement to San Francisco’s public transportation system. The centrally located station will connect residents […]

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16 April 2012 ~ 1 Comment

Check it out: The Central Subway Spring Newsletter

SFMTA Director of Transportation Edward D. Reiskin, San Francisco Mayor Edwin M. Lee and SFMTA Board Chairman Tom Nolan speaking at a press conference in March. Hot off the presses: It’s the spring 2012 edition of the Central Subway newsletter. Download it in English or Chinese to learn about the latest project news and to […]

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13 April 2012 ~ 1 Comment

Construction Update: Continued progress on utility relocation, tunnel site preparation

A worker inspects a reinforced steel structure at a work site on Stockton and Market streets. Since our last three-week construction update, work to prepare the tunnel launch site for tunneling and to relocate utilities around Union Square has continued to progress. In the next three weeks, the following work will be underway: Union Square/Market Street Station […]

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12 April 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Construction Update: Guide Wall Construction on 4th Street between Harrison and Bryant

Traffic controls are in place to direct traffic safely around the construction site. Starting Friday, April 13, crews will begin constructing guide walls on the east side of 4th Street between Harrison and Bryant streets. Guide wall construction will involve excavation of a trench on 4th Street. This will be followed by minor concrete work. […]

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11 April 2012 ~ 2 Comments

Democratic Leader Pelosi, Mayor Lee, FTA Officials Tour Central Subway Alignment

High-ranking local and federal officials toured the Central Subway alignment today. House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-San Francisco, Mayor Edwin M. Lee and high-ranking officials from the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today toured the Central Subway project alignment and received an update on project progress. Leader Pelosi, a longtime supporter of the Central Subway, and […]

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03 April 2012 ~ 2 Comments

Proposed SFMTA budget includes significant portion of Central Subway funds

The Central Subway will extend Muni’s T Third Line from SoMa to Chinatown. It is scheduled to open to the public in 2019. Last week the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) released its proposed two-year budget, outlining the Agency’s vision for improving and maintaining San Francisco’s rail and bus transit systems, bike network, walkways, […]

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