23 October 2012 ~ 4 Comments

Contract news: Contract to construct Central Subway stations, track, operating systems advertised

The image above shows renderings of the four Central Subway stations. Clockwise from the top left: Chinatown Station, Union Square/Market Street Station, 4th and Brannan Station, Yerba Buena/Moscone Station. Additional renderings can be viewed online here. This week a contract to construct the stations, track and operating systems for the Central Subway was advertised. The […]

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21 September 2012 ~ 1 Comment

Recreation and Park Commission unanimously approves Union Square station entrance design

Yesterday the San Francisco Recreation and Park Commission voted unanimously to approve the design of the Union Square entrance to the future Union Square/Market Street Station. The entrance, to be located at the southeast corner of the park at the corner of Stockton and Geary streets, will be fully integrated with the plaza, blending into […]

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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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27 July 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Construction Update: Tunnel contract work starts next week in Union Square area

Construction of a major excavation known as a launch box is underway on 4th Street between Bryant and Harrison streets. At nearly 500 feet long, 50 feet wide and up to 40 feet deep, the launch box will take up most of the block. In the next three weeks, work to prepare for tunneling will […]

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15 June 2012 ~ 8 Comments

Construction Update: Launch box and headwall construction proceeding in SoMa, road restoration progressing in Union Square

Construction at the site of the tunnel launch box, shown here, ramped up this week.  Construction to prepare for the Central Subway tunnel ramped up this week, and the new sidewalks on the west side of Stockton Street are almost completely restored. Here’s what to expect in the next three weeks as tunnel preparation continues and the Union […]

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19 April 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Now out for bid: The Union Square/Market Street Station contract

The Union Square/Market Street Station will connect residents and visitors to the heart of Union Square and downtown. The contract to construct the Central Subway Union Square/Market Street Station has gone out for bid, marking the latest advance in this major improvement to San Francisco’s public transportation system. The centrally located station will connect residents […]

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