Archive | Tunnel Portal

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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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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16 April 2015 ~ 0 Comments

Featured Photos – April 16

The vast majority of the tunneling contract for the Central Subway Project, technically known as “Contract 1252,” is completed.  The roadway around the tunnel portal has been freshly repaved.  Remaining work consists of restoring street lights, sidewalks, planters and roadway striping. Completed construction allows for greater pedestrian access on the west side of 4th Street […]

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26 March 2015 ~ 0 Comments

Featured Photos – March 25

A decorative set-back curb and wall located above the Central Subway tunnel entrance south of Harrison on 4th Street. View of the tunnel portal ramp from 4th and Stillman during construction of the portal walls, which will separate automobile traffic from light rail vehicles. Workers put up temporary bracing while they pour concrete for the […]

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