28 December 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Introducing weekly Central Subway construction update emails

Today we are excited to announce the debut of our Central Subway construction update emails. These emails will provide information about Central Subway construction along the project alignment in SoMa, Union Square, Chinatown and North Beach. Starting today, we will email these updates weekly on Fridays to provide an overview of the Central Subway construction […]

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28 December 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Central Subway construction to resume around Union Square on January 2

This construction site has been temporarily restored to traffic during the holiday season. Construction will resume here next week. Next week traffic modifications on Stockton and Ellis streets near Union Square will recommence to accommodate construction of the Central Subway tunnel. Beginning Wednesday, January 2, Stockton Street between Ellis and Geary streets will be closed […]

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07 December 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Construction update: Subsurface wall construction underway at new SoMa location; construction paused in Union Square, North Beach

The tunneling contractor has begun installing below-ground walls to prepare for tunneling at this site on 4th Street between Howard and Folsom streets. Since our last update, construction in Union Square and North Beach has paused for the holiday season, while work at two sites in SoMa has continued to move forward. In addition, work […]

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26 November 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Photos: Union Square, North Beach construction sites restored for holiday season

Last week Central Subway crews restored portions of Stockton Street and Ellis Street in Union Square and Columbus Avenue in North Beach to prepare for a holiday season construction pause. On these blocks, roadways and pedestrian walkways were returned to their regular use in time for Thanksgiving. Check out these photos of restoration in progress […]

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19 November 2012 ~ 1 Comment

Construction Update: Central Subway construction during the holiday season

This construction site near Union Square will be restored and reopened to traffic during the holiday season. During the holiday season, construction at some currently active Central Subway construction sites will pause, with roadways and pedestrian walkways restored to regular use. At other sites, construction will continue. This blog post provides a summary of construction […]

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19 October 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Construction Update: Tunnel prep work progressing, full closure of 4th Street under I-80 overpass starting soon

This construction site on Stockton Street recently hosted an event to celebrate approval of major federal funding for the Central Subway. Tunnel pre-construction remains underway at four construction sites along the Central Subway Project alignment, including the site shown above, which last week hosted a ceremony to celebrate approval of federal funding to extend the […]

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08 October 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Central Subway: Now on Instagram

The Central Subway is now on Instagram (username: CentralSubway). Follow us on your iPhone or Android phone as we chronicle construction of this major public infrastructure investment. Our debut post: a photo of a backhoe at work at the site where tunneling will begin next year. Follow us to see construction in progress. More photos coming […]

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27 September 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Traffic Alert: New traffic configuration starting Saturday in SoMa (4th Street between Harrison and Bryant)

The traffic configuration near this construction site in SoMa will be modified starting Saturday. Starting Saturday, September 29, a new traffic pattern will be established on 4th Street between Harrison and Bryant streets, at the site where tunneling will begin next year. To facilitate construction in the northwest and southeast sections of the block, vehicles […]

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07 September 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Construction Update: New traffic configurations in SoMa, North Beach as tunnel preparation progresses

This block of Columbus Avenue in North Beach is temporarily restored for traffic at the end of each work day. With autumn just around the corner, tunnel pre-construction continues to move forward in SoMa, Union Square and North Beach. As tunneling contractor Barnard Impregilo Healy JV completes work along the alignment, new traffic configurations are […]

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30 August 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Check it out: Our summer 2012 project newsletter

Construction is progressing at the site where tunneling will begin next year. Download our summer 2012 newsletter to learn more. Hot off the presses: It’s the summer 2012 edition of the Central Subway newsletter. Download it in English or Chinese to learn about the latest project news and to gain insight into construction progress, the public art program and community outreach […]

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