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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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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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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17 August 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Construction Update: Tunnel preparation underway at four sites, Union Square utility relocation substantially complete

Tunnel pre-construction work is now underway on Ellis Street. The tall machine shown here on the right is used to perform ground stabilization work known as jet grouting. Tunnel pre-construction has continued to ramp up in recent weeks as tunneling contractor Barnard Impregilo Healy mobilized at two new sites along the project alignment: Around Union […]

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06 August 2012 ~ 6 Comments

Utility relocation starting in North Beach on August 13

Central Subway construction will take place on this block of Columbus Avenue near Washington Square Park. Construction associated with the Central Subway tunnel will begin August 13 in North Beach. The work involves relocating utility lines on a half-block section of Columbus Avenue between Union and Powell streets. The Central Subway tunnel is planned to […]

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07 June 2012 ~ 1 Comment

Preparing for the Central Subway Tunnel: Major Work Commencing Next Week

At the site of the tunnel launch box, crews are constructing shallow, below-ground walls to prepare for the major upcoming excavation. Next year, a pair of tunnel boring machines (TBMs) will begin excavating the Central Subway tunnel, building the backbone of Muni’s extension of the T Third Line through vibrant and bustling SoMa, downtown, Union […]

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