L Taraval Improvement Forecast and Project Segment B Update June 5 - 17, 2023
L Taraval Improvement Project Segment B Update – June 5 - 17, 2023
In the coming weeks, sewer liner work will be performed to repair the existing sewer. The tracks along Taraval Street are being prepared for the initial removal and installation of new rails. Rail work started and then stopped abruptly after finding a shallow PG&E line. 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. Saturday, June 10 is scheduled for sewer line work during general construction hours.
Rail demolition has been temporarily suspended on Taraval Street between 28th to 31st avenues after crews encountered an unexpected gas line. Our community’s safety is our first priority. 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 to 30th avenues will only be able to access Taraval Street making right turns. The bus will be rerouted around the construction area.
*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 5 - 17, 2023
15th Avenue intersection North side and East side: sewer line work, excavate manhole, construct
15th to 16th avenues: sewer line work, construct angle manhole
17th, 16th and 18th avenue intersections: water line work, excavate, measure and perform bypass connection
19th to 22nd avenues: Water line work, excavate, perform and backfill service laterals
22nd to 25th avenues: water line work, construction of waterline crossing
25th Avenue intersection: water line work, measure and perform connection
25th to 29th avenues: water line work, excavate and shore service laterals, perform and backfill service lateral change-overs
28th to 31st avenues: track work, demolish and excavate track (suspended 6/1/2023 – pending inspection of PGE shallow line)
Sewer lining day and night work
June 5 through June 30 Monday thru Friday starting at 8 a.m. to Friday 6 p.m. one block at a time
17th – 22nd avenues: sewer liner work, access via manholes
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 east 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
26th Avenue west side from Taraval to Ulloa streets
29th Avenue west side from Taraval to Santiago streets
31st Avenue west side from Taraval to Santiago streets