Archive | December, 2015

31 December 2015 ~ 2 Comments

Project Advancement | December 31, 2015 – January 11, 2016

  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. The Central […]

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18 December 2015 ~ 0 Comments

Project Advancement | December 18 – 28

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. The Central Subway Team […]

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17 December 2015 ~ 0 Comments

Central Subway Tunnel Project Wins Award of Merit From ENR

Congratulations to the Central Subway Team for achieving an Award of Merit for best transportation project of 2015 from Engineering News record, a weekly magazine highlighting the construction industry. The award was given for the completion of the Central Subway Tunnel. The Central Subway Tunnel Project was cited for completing an intricate project on time […]

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15 December 2015 ~ 0 Comments

Skybridge Shined in Chinatown

During the summer of 2015, the Chinese Cultural Center (CCC) unveiled Sky Bridge, a dazzling piece of temporary art designed by artist Beili Lui.   This work transformed the pedestrian bridge located on Kearny Street between the Hilton Hotel and Portsmouth Square. The Skybridge project was the final piece of the Chinese Cultural Center’s multiyear project, […]

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11 December 2015 ~ 1 Comment

Project Advancement | December 11 – 21

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. An exciting find […]

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11 December 2015 ~ 0 Comments

The Past is Found During Central Subway Construction

  Remants of Chinatowns past were unearthed this week as construction crew performed excavation for the north access shaft. While chipping away at bricks and dirt 8 feet below the street, pieces of 19th century sewing machines were found. As part of California’s environmental requirements for new construction, crews have been excavating for historical artifacts […]

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10 December 2015 ~ 0 Comments

Featured Photos – December 10

Excavation has begun for the future site of Chinatown Station’s north access emergency stairwell. Read more about the excavation here. Crews restore the pavement along Stockton Street between Clay and Sacramento. This follows installation of pipes and pumps for future work. Excavation in Chinatown has reached approximately 60 feet below street level. Crews are now […]

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04 December 2015 ~ 0 Comments

Shop Chinatown and Chinatown Pretty Exhibit Celebrate Chinese Style

  Shop Chinatown, is an annual event to help the small businesses along Stockton Street. Shop Chinatown focuses on Chinese fashion and highlights 18 local businesses near the Central Subway construction.  There are special promotions for shoppers and people visiting the area. Shop Chinatown is featuring a special fashion Give Away from December 4 through […]

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04 December 2015 ~ 0 Comments

Project Advancement | December 4 – 14

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. Shop Chinatown, an […]

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03 December 2015 ~ 0 Comments

Featured Photos – December 3

Union Square Business Improvement District (BID) Executive Director Karin Flood and Central Subway Program Director John Funghi kick-off the second annual Winter Walk. This pop-up open space, features entertainment, Off the Grid food trucks, and is located on Stockton Street between Geary and Ellis during the holiday moratorium. The much-appreciated plaza features a nightly light […]

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