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L Taraval Improvement Forecast and Project Segment B Update  June 19 - July 1, 2023

Saturday, July 1 construction on Taraval Street between 28th and 29th avenues, between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.
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L Taraval Improvement Project Segment B Update – June 19 – July 1, 2023

In the coming weeks, sewer liner work will be performed to repair the existing sewer. Curb ramp work continues with demolition and grading areas in preparation for construction of the new boarding ramps and to upgrade existing boarding ramps. Underground conduit work is being performed to power the new and existing streetlights and OCS poles. Work continues on water lines and sewer lines. Construction teams will be excavating and jackhammering pavement, which may cause vibrations. Materials are also being temporarily staged nearby. Dust control and housekeeping measures are in place at active construction and staging locations.

The inbound bus stop at Taraval and 15th has been relocated across the intersection until fall 2024.

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, and intersections may be closed to through traffic on Taraval Street.

The tracks along Taraval Street are being prepared for the initial removal and installation of new rails. Rail work started and had to be temporarily halted upon discovery of a shallow PG&E line. The construction team will inspect the area for further assessment to determine appropriate next steps. The barricaded area will be closed. Taraval Street will be open to through traffic, however vehicles approaching from 29th, 30th, and 31st avenues will only be able to access Taraval Street making right turns. The bus will be rerouted around the construction area. Pedestrians will be able to cross Taraval Street in the construction area at 30th Avenue via a pedestrian bridge. Access will be available during non-construction hours and weekends.

*Overnight work begins June 5 on Taraval Street between 17th and 22nd avenues to replace sewer lining. To minimize disruption to the community, the sewer rehabilitation will be done using a trenchless, cured-in-place-pipe (CIPP) method. This method involves accessing the pipe through manholes and rehabilitating the existing pipes from inside using a flexible pipe liner. Night noise will be minimal, although there may be sounds of trucks backing up and fans blowing to aid the curing process overnight. Night work on any given block will only occur for one to two nights. Community members have been notified of the planned work. (Read more about sewer line replacement)

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

L Taraval Improvement Project – Segment B

Construction work is scheduled to be performed - June 19 – July 1, 2023

Taraval Street

15th Avenue intersection North side and East side: excavate, sewer line work, excavate manhole, construct

15th to 16th avenues: sewer line work, construct angle manhole

16th, 17th, 18th, traffic signal work, construction of underground signal crossing

17th,18th avenue intersections: water line work, excavate, measure and perform bypass connection

19th to 22nd avenues: Water line work, excavate, perform and back fill service laterals

22nd to 25th avenues: water line work, construction of waterline crossing

26th to 27th avenues: water line work, excavate and shore service laterals, perform and back fill service lateral change-overs

28th to 31st avenues: track work, demolish and excavate track (suspended 6/1/2023 – pending inspection and lowering of PG&E shallow line)

33rd to 35th avenues: waterline work, excavate, construction waterline

35th to 36th avenues: sewer work, construction of sewer lateral

Sewer lining day and night work

Monday June 5 to Friday June 30 including overnights 8 a.m. to Friday 6 p.m. overnight work one block at a time

17th – 22nd avenues: sewer liner work, access via manholes

Track Work

Wawona Street

21st to 23rd avenues: assembled tracks stored until installation

Temporary staging locations

16th Avenue west side from Taraval to Ulloa streets

17th Avenue west side from Taraval to Santiago streets

17th Avenue west side from Taraval to Ulloa streets

21st Avenue west side from Taraval to Santiago streets

22nd Avenue west side from Taraval to Santiago streets

24th Avenue east side from Taraval to Santiago streets

29th Avenue west side from Taraval to Santiago streets

31st Avenue west side from Taraval to Santiago streets

33rd Avenue east side from Taraval to Santiago streets

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