Archive | August, 2012

31 August 2012 ~ 1 Comment

Traffic Alert: New traffic configuration starting next week in SoMa

To avoid traffic congestion on this section of 4th Street, we suggest using the detours described below. As tunneling contractor Barnard Impregilo Healy Joint Venture continues to make progress on tunnel pre-construction work, traffic configurations at a construction site in SoMa will be modified next week, starting Tuesday, September 4. No Central Subway construction will occur […]

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30 August 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Check it out: Our summer 2012 project newsletter

Construction is progressing at the site where tunneling will begin next year. Download our summer 2012 newsletter to learn more. Hot off the presses: It’s the summer 2012 edition of the Central Subway newsletter. Download it in English or Chinese to learn about the latest project news and to gain insight into construction progress, the public art program and community outreach […]

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20 August 2012 ~ 4 Comments

Stockton and Ellis Street entrance to Powell Street Muni/BART Station to close

This entrance to the Powell Street Station, located next to the Apple Store at Stockton and Ellis streets, will close next Monday. ***UPDATE AUGUST 27: The Apple Store entrance to the Powell Street Station will remain open past August 27. We will provide additional information soon.*** Starting next Monday, August 27, the entrance to the […]

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17 August 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Construction Update: Tunnel preparation underway at four sites, Union Square utility relocation substantially complete

Tunnel pre-construction work is now underway on Ellis Street. The tall machine shown here on the right is used to perform ground stabilization work known as jet grouting. Tunnel pre-construction has continued to ramp up in recent weeks as tunneling contractor Barnard Impregilo Healy mobilized at two new sites along the project alignment: Around Union […]

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09 August 2012 ~ 1 Comment

Attention 49ers fans: 79X Candlestick Park will be re-routed around Central Subway construction

A 49ers game at Candlestick Park. Photo by Flickr user cho_kettie. Tomorrow the San Francisco 49ers will host their first pre-season game, facing off against the Minnesota Vikings at 6 p.m. at Candlestick Park. To accommodate Central Subway construction on Stockton and 4th streets, the southbound 79X Candlestick Express, which provides express service to the 49ers […]

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06 August 2012 ~ 6 Comments

Utility relocation starting in North Beach on August 13

Central Subway construction will take place on this block of Columbus Avenue near Washington Square Park. Construction associated with the Central Subway tunnel will begin August 13 in North Beach. The work involves relocating utility lines on a half-block section of Columbus Avenue between Union and Powell streets. The Central Subway tunnel is planned to […]

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