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16 March 2016 ~ 0 Comments

Central Subway Update on KTVU News

Central Subway Program Director John Funghi was interviewed last week by Fox KTVU News reporter Claudine Wong for Bay Area People. Check out the segment in the video below, following the BART and Caltrain reports. For more information on the Central Subway Project, please see our website.  

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17 December 2015 ~ 2 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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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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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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05 November 2015 ~ 0 Comments

Heads up – 4th and King Track Work

Starting at 10pm tomorrow Friday November 6th work will begin at the intersection of 4th and King to install a new track configuration for the future surface portion of the T Third Line extension through South of Market.  Starting November 6, work will last for eight days, finishing on November 14.  This work will temporarily affect both pedestrians and […]

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03 September 2015 ~ 0 Comments

Labor Day Weekend Trackwork

The summer of 2015 is coming to a close with a brunch of activity! The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) is focused on projects that will make transportation safer and more reliable. In addition, BART will be shutting down the Transbay Tube for weekend track repairs. And Billy Joel is in town for a […]

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03 August 2015 ~ 3 Comments

Upcoming work at 4th and King

Heads up! Construction work at 4th & King is slated for Labor Day Weekend, September 4 through 7. This will be a two-phase project for signal installation and track enhancement. Below is the area where work will take place. Over the Labor Day Weekend, the T Third Line rail service will still run, but Muni […]

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20 May 2015 ~ 0 Comments

Media Tours Central Subway Tunnels

San Francisco Mayor Edwin M. Lee congratulates Central Subway Project Director John Funghi on completion of Tunnel Contract 1252.  This contract consists of the 1.7 mile long twin tunnels connecting South of Market through Union Square and Chinatown.   Also included in the contract (pictured here) is the tunnel portal located on 4th Street between Harrison […]

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12 February 2015 ~ 3 Comments

Tunnel Boring Machines’ Disassembly

Our recent time-lapse video highlights the break-through and removal of the tunnel boring machines (TBMs) at the retrieval shaft and gives a closer look at how work advanced at that site. The video shows TBM Mom Chung breaking into the water-filled retrieval shaft last June. The water is drained from the shaft for the arrival […]

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04 December 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Check-Out Winter Walk SF

On Dec. 3, San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee, the Union Square Business Improvement District, the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency and the Central Subway officially kicked-off “Winter Walk SF” in Union Square – an open plaza for the public to enjoy. This festive, pedestrian-friendly holiday hub runs through January 1 on Stockton Street between Ellis […]

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