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Geary Rapid Project Construction Forecast: September 25 - October 8, 2021

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Photo: Crews install new red thermoplastic coloring in the outbound transit lane on Geary near Hamilton Recreation Center at Steiner Street

Photo: Crews install new red thermoplastic coloring in the outbound transit lane on Geary near Hamilton Recreation Center at Steiner Street 

Utility work on the Geary Rapid Project, in coordination with San Francisco Public Utilities Commission, is complete. Crews connected properties’ water service to the new water main at the last remaining location at Geary and Kearny last month. In total, 1.5 miles of new sewer and almost three miles of upgraded water mains were installed along Geary, replacing the previous 100-year-old infrastructure. 

Surface improvements managed by San Francisco Public Works are nearly completed. Installation of red transit lane treatments is underway. 

The following two-week construction forecast is subject to change due to weather delays or unexpected field conditions.  

Masonic Avenue – Van Ness Avenue  

Mondays through Fridays between 8 a.m. and 7 p.m.: 

  • Installation of red thermoplastic colorization in the existing transit-only lanes is planned for the weeks of September 27 and October 4 on westbound Geary Boulevard between Baker and Van Ness streets
  • Minor punch list repairs within the sidewalk and roadway are planned for the weeks of September 27 and October 4 on Geary Boulevard between Masonic and Van Ness avenues

Van Ness Avenue – Market Street  

Mondays through Fridays between 7 a.m. and 4 p.m.: 

  • Roadway and sidewalk work are planned for the weeks of September 27 and October 4 on Geary Street between Grant and Kearny streets and at the intersections of Geary at Mason and at Kearny streets
  • Private utility work by Verizon/MCI to install underground conduits for future fiber-optic cables along Geary between Van Ness Avenue and Market Street is underway. Final roadway trench restoration and repaving work is planned after this coordinated work in order to avoid additional disruption to the community. 

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 or 415.646.2300. 

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