Archive | Surface trackwork

19 July 2016 ~ 2 Comments

Featured Photos – July 19

The Central Subway Project continues to upgrade the sewer and utilities along the alignment. These improvements are part of the infrastructure of this new transportation extension. Heavy excavation equipment performs work a large utility trench at Freelon and 4th, where dual sewer lines are being installed.   Workers lower equipment into an excavated trench at 4th and Freelon, where two […]

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16 May 2016 ~ 0 Comments

Featured Photo – May 5

Work along 4th Street in the SoMa district includes lots of infrastructure preparation. Here, sections of pipe are unloaded from a truck north of Townsend and stacked for installation.   New foundations for overhead wires are being installed along the surface portion of the alignment from Townsend to Bryant.   Utility installation and upgrade work continues […]

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31 March 2016 ~ 0 Comments

Featured Photos – March 31

Workers install steel plating and trench shields prior to excavating a site near Freelon Alley to conduct utility relocation work on 4th. A site foreman directs workers during the excavation of a trench for sewer installation north of Townsend. As part on-going utility upgrades, workers continue to install a high-pressure water line along the west side […]

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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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28 August 2015 ~ 0 Comments

Featured Photos – August 27

The Central Subway Community Advisory Group (CAG) and community members learn more about the upcoming 4th & King trackway work. The meeting was held at the Creamery in SOMA. Crews are preparing for the upcoming trackway work which will take place starting 10 p.m., Friday, September 4 through early morning, Tuesday, September 8. During construction […]

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20 August 2015 ~ 1 Comment

Featured Photos – August 20

Work is being done to upgrade utilities for the station platform at 4th & Brannan streets. Workers replace old water and sewer pipes on 4th Street between Townsend and King streets prior to the installation of track for the new surface portion of the Central Subway alignment. Crews wrap utility work at 4th & King […]

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14 August 2015 ~ 0 Comments

Featured Photos – August 13

Upcoming Labor Day Weekend (10 p.m., Friday, September 4 to 5 a.m., Tuesday, September 8) work at 4th & King includes installation of transit signal priority equipment as well as track improvements for the future Central Subway extension of the T Third Line. Traffic will be impacted due to construction as well as weekend activities. […]

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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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18 June 2015 ~ 2 Comments

Featured Photos – June 18

As part of the ancillary utilities work for the Central Subway, the Contractor is paving 4th Street at Bluxome following the upgrade of a 78″ sewer line. Pictured below is the bottom half of the sewer line before installation of a reinforced concrete roof designed to support the weight of passing light rail vehicles. Triton […]

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