TransBay Transit Center: Construction Update To July 14th

Zennie Abraham / Zennie62
Zennie Abraham / Zennie62

Transbay Transit Center Construction Update, SF: Feb 3rd – Feb 9th 2013

Transbay-Transit-Center-9 In the interest of transparency, let’s get this out of the way: this blogger missed an email of a press release. But, that written, it’s not too late to give you the latest update for the TransBay Transit Center, as this one applies until July 14th.

Here it is:

10 Day Look Ahead: Construction Activities

Wednesday, July 3, 2013 – Sunday, July 14, 2013

What to Expect This Weekend (7/6/13 – 7/7/13):

Western Transit Center Site (Between First and Second Streets): This weekend there is no construction work scheduled. However; dependent on the progress of the contractor construction may be performed Saturday July 6 between 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM.

Central Transit Center Site (Between Fremont and First Streets): This weekend there is no construction work scheduled. However; dependent on the progress of the contractor construction may be performed Saturday July 6 between 8:00 AM and 7:00 PM.

Eastern Transit Center Site (Between Beale and Fremont Streets): This weekend there will be demolition of concrete, excavation, welding of cross lot steel bracing, and off haul scheduled on Saturday July 6 between 8:00 AM and 7:00 PM. Sunday we do not anticipate any construction work.

Weekday Work (7/8/13 – 7/12/13):

Night Shift:

Excavation and Internal Bracing Work:

Western Transit Center Site (Between First and Second Streets): General maintenance of equipment and site clean-up 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 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): Excavation trucking and welding of cross lot steel bracing continues Monday through Friday between the hours of 6:00 AM and 11:30PM. 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 Transit Center Site (Between Beale and Fremont Streets): This week excavation and trucking is scheduled from Monday through Friday between the hours of 6:00 AM to 6:00 AM the next day. Welding of cross lot steel bracing continues Monday through Friday between the hours of 6:00 AM and 11:30PM. 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 installation and testing of the underground geothermal piping and grounding continues Monday through Friday between the hours of 6:00 AM to 6:30 PM. This week there will be a mud slab pour scheduled for Wednesday July 10 and Thursday July 11 beginning at 6:00 AM and continuing until the early evening. General maintenance of equipment and clean-up of excavation and trucking is scheduled 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. This week drill tech, the micropile contractor, will be demobilizing, resulting in a crane move on the trestle. Excavation trucking and welding of cross lot steel bracing continues Monday through Friday between the hours of 6:00 AM and 11:30 PM. 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 concrete will be performed during day shift Monday through Friday between the hours of 7:00 AM to 9:00PM resulting in increased vibration and noise. This week excavation trucking and welding of cross lot steel bracing continues Monday through Friday between the hours of 6:00 AM and 11:30pm. 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 (7/13/13 – 7/14/13):

Western Transit Center Site (Between First and Second Streets): This weekend there is no construction work scheduled. However; dependent on the progress of the contractor construction may be performed Saturday July 13 between 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM.

Central Transit Center Site (Between Fremont and First Streets): This weekend there is no construction work scheduled. However; dependent on the progress of the contractor construction may be performed Saturday July 13 between 8:00 AM and 7:00 PM.

Eastern Transit Center Site (Between Beale and Fremont Streets): This weekend on Saturday, July 13, possible demolition of concrete, excavation, off-haul trucking and welding of cross lot steel bracing may occur between the hours of 8:00 AM and 7:00 PM.

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.

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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