TransBay Transit Center SF Construction Update: June 24th – June 28th 2013

Zennie Abraham / Zennie62
Zennie Abraham / Zennie62

Transbay-Transit-Center-9 The San Francisco TransBay Transit Center is moving along toward its eventual completion and with that, here’s the latest construction update for this week: Monday June 24th to Friday, June 28th.

SF TransBay Transit Center Weekday Work (6/24/13 – 6/28/13):

Night Shift:

Excavation and Internal Bracing Work:

Western SF Transit Center Site (Between First and Second Streets): General maintenance of equipment and site clean-up is also scheduled Monday through Friday between the hours of 6:00 AM and 11:30 PM. Trucks will enter from the construction gate located on Howard Street (between First and Second Streets) and exit the construction gate at First Street (between Mission and Howard Streets).

Central SF Transit Center Site (Between Fremont and First Streets): Excavation and trucking will continue and is scheduled Monday through Friday between the hours of 6:00 AM and 11:30PM. Welding of the cross lot steel bracing is scheduled Monday through Friday between the hours of 6:00 AM and 11:30 PM. Trucks will enter from the construction gate located on Fremont Street (between Mission and Howard Streets) and exit the construction gate at First Street (between Mission and Howard Streets).

Eastern SF Transit Center Site (Between Beale and Fremont Streets): Excavation and trucking will continue and is scheduled Monday through Friday between the hours of 6:00 AM and 11:30 PM. Welding cross lot steel bracing scheduled Monday through Friday between the hours of 6:00 AM and 11:30 PM. Trucks will enter from the construction gate located on Fremont Street (between Mission and Howard Streets) and exit the construction gate at Beale Street (between Mission and Howard Streets).

Day Shift:

Excavation and Bracing/Below Grade Transit Center Construction:

Western Transit Center Site (Between First and Second Streets): This week waterproofing is scheduled to begin on the slab and walls of the western transit center site. Installation and testing of the underground Geothermal Piping and Micropiles continues Monday through Friday between the hours of 6:00 AM to 6:30 PM. General maintenance of equipment and clean-up of excavation and trucking is scheduled Monday through Friday between the hours of 6:00 AM to 11:30 PM. Trucks will enter from the construction gate located on Howard Street (between First and Second Streets) and exit the construction gate at First Street (between Mission and Howard Streets).

Central Transit Center Site (Between Fremont and First Streets): This week installation and testing of Micropiles continues Monday through Friday between the hours of 6:00 AM to 6:30 PM. Excavation and trucking is scheduled from Monday through Friday between the hours of 6:00 AM and 11:30PM. Welding of cross lot steel bracing is scheduled from Monday through Friday between the hours of 6:00 AM and 11:30 PM. The contractor will be off-hauling soil 24-hours a day during this time. Trucks will enter from the construction gate located at Fremont Street (between Mission and Howard Streets) and exit the construction gate at First Street (between Mission and Howard Streets).

Eastern Transit Center Site (Between Beale and Fremont Streets): This week demolition of the surface level concrete will be performed day shift only Monday through Friday between the hours of 7:00 AM to 9:00 PM resulting in increased vibration and noise. Excavation and trucking is scheduled Monday through Friday between the hours of 6:00 AM and 11:30PM. Welding of cross lot steel bracing is scheduled Monday through Friday between the hours of 6:00 AM to 11:30 PM. Trucks will enter from the construction gate located on Fremont Street and exit the construction gate at Beale Street (between Mission and Howard Streets).

Underground Utilities/Trenching Work:

Mission Street (Between Beale and Second Streets): There will be underground utilities work and traffic lane closures daily, Monday through Friday between 9:00 AM and 3:00 PM.

What to Expect Next Weekend (6/29/13 – 6/30/13):

Western Transit Center Site (Between First and Second Streets): This weekend there is no construction work scheduled for Saturday June 29 or Sunday June 30.

Central Transit Center Site (Between Fremont and First Streets): This weekend micropiles may be installed and tested Saturday June 29 between the hours of 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM. This weekend there is no construction work scheduled for Sunday June 30.

Eastern Transit Center Site (Between Beale and Fremont Streets): This weekend there may be demolition work on surface level concrete resulting in increased vibration and noise on Saturday June 29, between 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM. This weekend there is no construction work scheduled for Sunday June 30.

Detours, Street and Sidewalk Closures:

The following streets will be temporarily impacted due to project activities. So you can plan ahead, please review the affected streets below:

Beale Street (Between Mission and Howard Streets): Beale Street traffic may be impacted occasionally during construction with trucks exiting at the construction gates onto Beale Street. Construction flaggers will be assigned during peak ours to assist with traffic and pedestrians. Pedestrians will continue to use east sidewalk between Mission and Howard Streets. Pedestrians are urged to please use the crosswalks at the Mission and Howard Street intersection to safely cross.

Fremont Street (Between Mission and Howard Streets): Fremont Street traffic may be impacted occasionally during construction with trucks entering and exiting at the construction gates. Construction flaggers and SFPD 10B Officers will be assigned during peak hours to assist with traffic and pedestrians. Pedestrians will continue to use west sidewalk of the temporary bridge between Mission and Howard Streets. Pedestrians are urged to please use the crosswalks at the Mission and Howard Street intersection to safely cross. NOTE: The Fremont Street temporary bridge traffic signal will be activated mid block between Mission and Howard Streets at the Fremont Street Bridge and construction access trestle intersection in July 2013.

First Street (Between Mission and Howard Streets): First Street traffic may be impacted occasionally during construction with trucks entering and exiting construction gates. Construction flaggers and SFPD 10B Officers will be assigned during peak hours to assist with traffic and pedestrians. Pedestrians will continue to use west sidewalk of the temporary bridge between Mission and Howard Streets. Pedestrians are urged to please use the crosswalks at the Mission and Howard Street intersection to safely cross.

Natoma Street (Between Fremont and First Streets): Natoma Street (between Fremont and First Streets) has been reduced to one lane, one way (west bound), all vehicles will enter from Fremont Street and exit at First Street. Local vehicle and pedestrian access will remain available.

Natoma Street (Between First and Second Streets): Natoma Street (between First and Second Streets) has been changed to a dead end street for the life of the project with no vehicle access through Natoma Street from Second Street. Local vehicle and pedestrian access will remain available.

Minna Street (Between First and Second Streets): Minna Street has been reduced to one lane, one way (west bound), all vehicles will enter from First Street and exit at Second Street. There will be no parking along Minna Street between First Street and 130 feet east of Second Street for the life of the project. Local vehicle and pedestrian access will remain available.

Mission Street (Between First and Second Streets): There will be underground utilities work and traffic lane closure daily, Monday through Friday between 9:00 AM and 3:00 PM.

Howard Street (Between Fremont and Second Streets): Howard Street traffic may be impacted occasionally during construction with trucks entering and exiting the construction gate at Howard Street (between First and Second Streets). Construction flaggers will be assigned during peak hours to assist with traffic and pedestrians.

Stay tuned.

About the Author

Zennie Abraham
Zennie Abraham | Zennie Abraham or "Zennie62" is the founder of Zennie62Media which consists of zennie62blog.com and a multimedia blog news aggregator and video network, and 78-blog network, with social media and content development services and consulting. Zennie is a pioneer video blogger, YouTube Partner, social media practitioner, game developer, and pundit. Note: news aggregator content does not reflect the personal views of Mr. Abraham.

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