03 July 2014 ~ 1 Comment

Construction Update | July 04 – July 14

Now that tunneling is complete, the TBM "Big Alma" is being prepped for removal.
Now that tunneling is complete, the TBM “Big Alma” is being prepped for removal.

During the next 10 days, Central Subway work will continue at sites in SoMa, Union Square, Chinatown and North Beach. This post contains brief updates about what is happening in each neighborhood. For more detailed information, click here or on the links below. We also post construction, traffic detour and Muni impact information on our project Google Map.

Southern SoMa (Harrison to King/Berry): Potholing for utilities will continue next week on 4th Street between Bryant and King. Hydrant relocation work to occur at 4th and Bryant. On Brannan between 4th and 5th Streets, sidewalk construction to occur. Temporary walkways are in place around the construction zones.

Northern SoMa (Market to Harrison): At 4th and Folsom, work to build the Yerba Buena/Moscone Station continues. This includes construction of the station walls within the work site and water line replacement at the intersection of 4th and Folsom.

Union Square: To allow for construction of the Union Square/Market Street Station, Stockton Street between Ellis and Geary is closed to vehicular traffic. Work is underway for pile installation to construct the station walls. For the month of July, Stockton Street between Post and Geary will be closed to vehicular traffic. Please use alternate route and follow construction signs.

From July 7 to July 30, the bus stop at Geary and Stockton will be temporarily discontinued. Please board bus at Geary and Powell. Service at this stop may be resumed Thursday, July 31 at 5 a.m.

Starting Friday, July 11 through the weekend, pile installation will take place at the intersection of Stockton and O’Farrell Streets. Expect work 24 hours a day until Monday, July 14 at 5 a.m.

Chinatown:  The contractor has started station wall construction within the future station site and on the adjacent section of Washington Street. Work to replace high pressure water pipeline and install new fire hydrant on Washington is ongoing.

North Beach: At 1455 Stockton, the parking lot behind the Bank of America is now restored. The contractor has vacated this location. Work will continue at 1731-1741 Powell. Sustainable Streets is constructing bulbs on Columbus Avenue between Filbert and Union Streets, and widening the sidewalk on both sides of the street for this block. Street restoration work is expected to be completed by the 3rd Quarter of 2014. More information is available in this notice.

We appreciate your patience and support while we build this essential upgrade to San Francisco’s public transportation system.

-The Central Subway Team

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    Who’s great idea was it to have all the blog title’s names be “Construction Update”?