20 August 2012 ~ 4 Comments

Stockton and Ellis Street entrance to Powell Street Muni/BART Station to close

This entrance to the Powell Street Station, located next to the Apple Store at Stockton and Ellis streets, will close next Monday. ***UPDATE AUGUST 27: The Apple Store entrance to the Powell Street Station will remain open past August 27. We will provide additional information soon.*** Starting next Monday, August 27, the entrance to the […]

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09 August 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Attention 49ers fans: 79X Candlestick Park will be re-routed around Central Subway construction

A 49ers game at Candlestick Park. Photo by Flickr user cho_kettie. Tomorrow the San Francisco 49ers will host their first pre-season game, facing off against the Minnesota Vikings at 6 p.m. at Candlestick Park. To accommodate Central Subway construction on Stockton and 4th streets, the southbound 79X Candlestick Express, which provides express service to the 49ers […]

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03 July 2012 ~ 3 Comments

SFMTA to re-route southbound 8X/8AX/8BX Bayshore Express and 91 Owl bus lines around Central Subway construction

To accommodate Central Subway construction, the Muni 8X Bayshore Express bus line will be re-routed in July.  Starting Wednesday, July 11, the southbound 8X/8AX/8BX Bayshore Express and 91 Owl Muni bus lines will be re-routed to accommodate Central Subway construction in Union Square and SoMa. The re-routes may remain in effect throughout the duration of the […]

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25 May 2012 ~ 1 Comment

Construction Update: Road and sidewalk restoration to commence near Union Square, utility relocation starting in SoMa

These walls, called guide walls, are being constructed at 4th Street beneath the I-80 overpass to prepare to excavate the site where the Central Subway tunnel will begin. In the next three weeks, road and sidewalk restoration are planned to begin along Stockton Street, and work associated with the tunnel contract is anticipated to commence […]

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07 May 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Construction Update: Utility relocation, tunnel site preparation continue to advance

Crews prepare to pour sidewalk on Stockton Street. Since our last three-week construction update, work to prepare the tunnel launch site for tunneling and to relocate utilities around Union Square has continued to progress. In the next three weeks, the following work will be underway: Union Square/Market Street Station Utility Relocation: Crews will continue to relocate utilities to […]

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01 May 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Board of Supervisors, SFMTA Board unanimously approve key resolutions to advance Central Subway Project

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors unanimously passed five resolutions to advance the Central Subway Project. Today the San Francisco Board of Supervisors and the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) Board of Directors unanimously passed several resolutions to move the Central Subway Project forward. Both boards passed resolutions approving a contingency funding plan that […]

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13 April 2012 ~ 1 Comment

Construction Update: Continued progress on utility relocation, tunnel site preparation

A worker inspects a reinforced steel structure at a work site on Stockton and Market streets. Since our last three-week construction update, work to prepare the tunnel launch site for tunneling and to relocate utilities around Union Square has continued to progress. In the next three weeks, the following work will be underway: Union Square/Market Street Station […]

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03 April 2012 ~ 2 Comments

Proposed SFMTA budget includes significant portion of Central Subway funds

The Central Subway will extend Muni’s T Third Line from SoMa to Chinatown. It is scheduled to open to the public in 2019. Last week the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) released its proposed two-year budget, outlining the Agency’s vision for improving and maintaining San Francisco’s rail and bus transit systems, bike network, walkways, […]

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16 March 2012 ~ 2 Comments

Mayor Lee, local leaders unveil decorative wrap at Chinatown Station site

Mayor Lee spoke about the benefits of the Central Subway today at a press conference in Chinatown. The Central Subway will improve public transportation in San Francisco, create thousands of jobs and enhance the quality of life of residents and visitors alike. That’s what Mayor Edwin M. Lee and other local leaders and community members […]

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28 February 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Check It Out: Our Project Google Map

We’re excited to announce that we have launched a useful online tool to keep you informed about the Central Subway Project: the Central Subway Project Google Map. The map displays a variety of information about the project and its impacts along the project alignment in SoMa, Union Square and Chinatown. Check back frequently for the latest details […]

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