ATTN: Due to police activity on Stanyan b/t Oak & Fulton, delays and reroutes possible on the 5, 5R, 7, & 33 routes. Will update as more information becomes available. (More: 13 in last 48 hours)

L Taraval Improvement Forecast and Project Segment B Update - February 12 - 24, 2024

Service Affected
No construction scheduled Saturday, February 17 and 18th
No Construction Presidents Day, February 19, 2024
February 14, 2024 - Rain day, minimal construction activity
L Taraval Improvement Project
Segment B Update – February 12 - 24, 2024

Work to install new rails, boarding islands, boarding ramps and curb ramps continues throughout the corridor. The work zone on Taraval between 19th and 22nd avenues is anticipated to have  restricted parking until February 23, after which some parking is expected to be released. The last track activation between 33rd and Sunset Blvd has started.

General construction hours are Monday to Friday between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Construction schedules are subject to change. “No Parking” signs will be posted in construction and staging areas. Construction teams will be excavating and jackhammering pavement, which may cause vibrations. Dust control and housekeeping measures are in place at active construction and staging locations.

Multiple agencies are performing infrastructure work in the area, including Public Works on 19th Avenue, Public Utilities Commission at Vicente and Wawona streets and PG&E along Taraval Street.

Please note the following impacts to travel during track work: 

  • By car: Taraval Street is open east- and westbound.  Vehicles approaching areas with active track installation will only be able to make right turns onto Taraval. At times, traffic may be stopped briefly.
  • By bus: The L Bus may be rerouted around active construction.
  • On foot: Pedestrians will be able to cross Taraval Street in the construction area via pedestrian bridge, currently at 21st Avenue after 4 p.m. and weekends. 

Construction work is scheduled to be performed –February 12 - 24, 2024

Taraval Street

  • 15th to19th avenues: construct bulb-out, reconstruct sidewalk, curb ramp, boarding platforms
  • 19th to 22nd avenues: track area, install tracks, pour and form foundation, street base work, ADA compliant boarding island
  • 23rd to 31st avenues: reconstruct sidewalks, boarding islands and ADA compliant platforms
  • 31st to 34th avenues: sidewalk reconstructions, construct boarding island
  • 34th to Sunset Blvd: track work, set up and cordon off work area

Ulloa Street

  • Forest Side to 15th Avenue: track work, sidewalk and driveway reconstruction

Night work from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m., Sunday through Friday

  • Ulloa Street between 15th thru Forest Side Street: OCS prep work for installation, removing and reconstructing existing poles, upgrade the Overhead Contact System (OCS) that powers the trains. Work on any given block will vary and is expected to take a few hours to a few days per location. OCS work is expected to be complete June 2024.

Temporary staging locations

  • Ulloa Street south side from 15th to 16th avenues
  • 14th Avenue west side from Ulloa to Taraval streets
  • 22nd Avenue west side from Taraval to Santiago streets
  • Wawona Street from 21st to 23rd avenues: assembled rail stored until installation 

The following L Taraval bus stops will be temporarily rerouted during construction:

January 1 – March 22, 2024
48 Quintara Inbound
  • 14th and Ulloa to Madrone and Ulloa, northwest corner
48 Quintara Outbound
  • Ulloa and Lenox to West portal and Ulloa, southeast corner
  • 14th and Ulloa to Taraval and 14th, northeast corner
  • 14th and Taraval to northeast corner
January 3 to February 16, 2024
L Taraval / L Special / L Owl
  • 15th Avenue to northwest corner 
  • 17th Avenue to Santiago and 17th, southwest corner
  • 19th Avenue to northeast corner
  • 22nd Avenue to Ulloa and 22nd, southwest corner  
L Taraval / L Special / L Owl
  • Taraval and Forest Side to Ulloa and Lenox, northwest corner
  • 15th Avenue and Taraval to 17th Avenue and Taraval, southeast corner
  • 19th Avenue to southwest corner
  • 23rd Avenue to southeast corner 
February 12 – March 22, 2024
L Taraval / L Special / L Owl
  • 22nd and Taraval to Ulloa and 22nd southwest corner
  • 19th and Taraval to northeast corner (28 line stop)
  • 17th and Taraval to Santiago and 17th southwest corner
  • 15th and Taraval to northwest corner
L Taraval / L Special / L Owl
  • Ulloa and Forest Side to Ulloa and Lenox, northwest corner
  • 15th and Taraval to 17th and Taraval, southeast corner
  • 19th and Taraval to southwest corner (28- line stop)

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