Geary Rapid Project Construction Forecast: February 13 - February 26, 2021
Photo: New pedestrian bulb-out at Geary and Hyde.
As part of the Geary Rapid Project, work to replace aging water lines, in coordination with San Francisco Public Utilities Commission, continues. Surface transportation improvements, including upgraded traffic signals and streetlights, sidewalk extensions at bus stops and intersection corners, improved median refuges and roadway repaving, are also underway and are being managed by San Francisco Public Works.
Geary Rapid Project construction is currently scheduled to continue during the shelter in place order, with crews observing social distancing requirements and a safe working environment. The following two-week construction forecast is subject to change due to weather delays or unexpected field conditions. No work is planned on Monday, February 15 as crews are observing the President’s Day holiday.
Stanyan Street – Van Ness Avenue
Mondays through Fridays between 8:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m.:
- Concrete roadway base work is planned for the weeks of February 16 and February 22 on westbound Geary Boulevard from Parker to Cook streets and Wood to Emerson streets, and on O’Farrell Street from Franklin Street to Van Ness Avenue.
- During active roadway work on February 18 and 19, the outbound 38/38R Geary will be rerouted at Masonic and the bus stop at Collins Street will be temporarily relocated across the street. Look for “Board Here” signs.
- Minor sewer work is planned for the week of February 16 at the intersections of Laguna Street and Gough Street.
- Traffic signal and streetlight work is planned for the weeks of February 16 and February 22 at the intersections of Laguna Street and Gough Street.
- As part of a new traffic signal that is being installed, Commonwealth and Beaumont avenues have become right-turn-only onto Geary Boulevard. Learn more about these changes at SFMTA.com/CommonwealthSafety.
- To improve pedestrian safety and accommodate the upcoming surface-level crosswalk, U-turns from westbound Geary at Webster Street to eastbound Geary are now prohibited. Drivers should plan alternative routes to access destinations.
- Curb ramp and sidewalk extension work is planned for the weeks of February 16 and February 22 on Geary Boulevard at the intersections of Divisadero Street, Webster Street, Laguna Street and Gough Street.
- During active sidewalk work, the inbound and outbound 38/38R bus stops at Laguna Street and inbound 38 bus stop at Gough Street will be temporarily relocated nearby. Look for “Board Here” signs.
- Construction of the expanded patio at Hamilton Recreation Center on Steiner Street is planned for the weeks of February 16 and February 22. Work is scheduled to begin at 7:00 a.m. at this location.
Van Ness Avenue – Market Street
Mondays through Fridays between 7:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.:
- Water service connection work is planned for the weeks of February 16 and February 22 on Geary Street between Taylor and Powell streets.
- Water service to some properties may be briefly shut off while SFPUC connects to the new water main on Geary. SFPUC will notify properties in advance of any service interruption. To minimize disruption, work is sometimes conducted at night.
- Roadway and sidewalk work are planned for the weeks of February 16 and February 22 on Geary Street at the intersection of Leavenworth Street.
- During active roadway work, the outbound 27 Bryant bus stop on Leavenworth at Geary will be temporarily relocated south towards O’Farrell Street. Look for “Board Here” signs nearby.
Some parking will be temporarily restricted in construction zones and traffic lanes will be modified during active work. There may be brief vibrations during sidewalk and roadway excavation.
Questions or concerns? Contact us at GearyRapid@SFMTA.com or 415.646.2300.
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The following 38/38R bus stops are planned to be temporarily relocated. These changes are part of work that is unrelated to the Geary Rapid Project.
- All days, February 16 – February 22, all hours:
The outbound 38/38R Geary bus stop at Van Ness Avenue on Geary Street will be temporarily relocated towards Franklin Street during roadway work as part of the Van Ness Improvement Project.
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