During the next 10 days, Central Subway work continues at sites in SoMa, Union Square, Chinatown and North Beach. This section contains brief updates about what is happening in each neighborhood. For more detailed information, click here or on the links below. You can also find construction, traffic detour, and Muni impact information on our project Google Map. In addition, we have a new construction video here. For safety reasons, we encourage the public to follow all traffic and pedestrian notifications posted at the work sites.
Southern SoMa (Harrison to King/Berry): On Brannan and Townsend streets between 4th and 5th streets, work on utilities continues. Sewer line installation starts August 4 on the west side of 4th Street between Brannan and Welsh streets. One parking lane and one traffic lane of this section will close from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. 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. 4th Street from Howard to Folsom streets continues to have a lane reduction overnight from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.
Union Square: Stockton Street between Ellis and Geary is closed to vehicular traffic to allow for construction of the Union Square/Market Street Station. Work is underway for pile installation to construct the station walls. The west side of Stockton Street between Post and Geary is anticipated to reopen to one lane of traffic on August 8. Until then, please use alternate routes and follow construction signs.
Pile installation takes place at the southwest intersection of Stockton and O’Farrell streets until late August. One lane of travel will be open. Expect delays and please use alternative routes.
Muni service impact:
The bus stop at Geary and Stockton will be temporarily discontinued until September. Please board bus at Geary and Powell. Please check back on our weekly Construction Update for the most current information on the re-opening of this stop.
Chinatown: The contractor started station wall construction at 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. A section of the sidewalk at the northeast corner of the Washington and Stockton intersection will be demolished in order to install a new fire hydrant.
North Beach: Work continues at 1731-1741 Powell. Street restoration has been completed on Columbus Avenue between Filbert and Union. Sustainable Streets is installing new street lights and landscaping within the median on this portion of Columbus Avenue.
We thank the businesses, residents, shoppers, and commuters of San Francisco for their continued engagement with this significant investment in the extension of our public transportation system.