Transbay Transit Center SF 10 Day Look Ahead: 9-13 / 9-22 2013

Zennie Abraham / Zennie62
Zennie Abraham / Zennie62

The Transbay Transit Center SF marked a milestone last week with the first pouring of concrete. Now, comes the news that over 60,000 cubic yards of concrete are being poured this week. Here’s the press release, for the ten day construction look ahead from Friday September 13th to September 22nd, 2013:

What to Expect This Weekend (Saturday 9/14/13 – Sunday 9/15/13):

Western Transit Center Site (Between First and Second Streets): This weekend construction activities include: waterproofing, electrical conduits, plumbing and the installation of rebar Saturday September 14 between the hours of 6:00 AM to 4:30 PM. General maintenance of equipment, material deliveries and clean-up will also be performed Saturday September 14 between the hours of 6:00 AM to 4:30 PM. Trucks and equipment 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). There is no work scheduled for Sunday September 15.

Central Transit Center Site (Between Fremont and First Streets): This weekend construction activities include: excavation, welding of cross lot steel bracing, and off haul, general maintenance of equipment, material deliveries and site clean-up is scheduled on Saturday September 14 between 6:00 AM and 9:00 PM. Trucks will enter and exit from the construction gates located on Fremont Street and at First Street (between Mission and Howard Streets). There is no construction work scheduled for Sunday September 15.

Eastern Transit Center Site (Between Beale and Fremont Streets): This weekend construction activities include: demolition of concrete and heavy excavation is scheduled on Saturday September 14 between 8:00 AM and 9:00 PM to comply with noise permits. Excavation, welding of cross lot steel bracing, and off haul, general maintenance of equipment, material deliveries and site clean-up is scheduled on Saturday September 14 between 6:00 AM and 9:00 PM. Trucks will enter and exit from the construction gates located on Fremont Street and at Beale Street (between Mission and Howard Streets). There is no construction work scheduled for Sunday September 15.

Weekday Work (9/16/13 – 9/20/13):

Night Shift:

Excavation and Internal Bracing Work:

Western Transit Center Site (Between First and Second Streets): This week: the installation of rebar is now scheduled daily between the hours of 7:00 PM to 7:00 AM the next day, including reinforcing steel delivery daily between 3:00 AM and 5:00 PM. The waterproofing, electrical and plumbing and the installation of rebar is scheduled Monday through Friday between the hours of 6:00 AM to 6:30 PM. General maintenance of equipment, material deliveries and clean-up is also performed between the hours of 3:00 PM to 11:30 PM. Trucks and equipment 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: excavation, trucking and welding of cross lot steel bracing on the eastern end is scheduled daily between the hours of 6:00 AM and 7:00 PM. General maintenance of equipment, material deliveries and clean-up is also performed between the hours of 3:00 PM to 11:30 PM. Trucks will enter and exit from the construction gates located on Fremont Street and at First Street (between Mission and Howard Streets). This week on Friday September 20 there will be a concrete slab pour scheduled from 6:00 AM to 6:00 PM which includes multiple concrete trucks and concrete pumping equipment that may increase noise levels near First Street.

Eastern Transit Center Site (Between Beale and Fremont Streets): This week: demolition of the surface level concrete will continue daily, during the day shift only, between the hours of 7:00 AM to 9:00 PM resulting in increased vibration and noise. Excavation, trucking and welding of cross lot steel bracing on the eastern end is scheduled daily between the hours of 6:00 AM and 7:00 PM. General maintenance of equipment, material deliveries and clean-up is also performed between the hours of 3:00 PM to 11:30 PM. Trucks will enter and exit from the construction gates located on Fremont Street and 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: the installation of rebar is now scheduled daily between the hours of 7:00 PM to 7:00 AM the next day, including reinforcing steel delivery daily between 3:00 AM and 5:00 PM. The waterproofing, electrical and plumbing and the installation of rebar is scheduled Monday through Friday between the hours of 6:00 AM to 6:30 PM. General maintenance of equipment, material deliveries and clean-up is also performed between the hours of 3:00 PM to 11:30 PM. Trucks and equipment 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: excavation, trucking and welding of cross lot steel bracing on the eastern end is scheduled daily between the hours of 7:00 AM and 7:00 PM. General maintenance of equipment, material deliveries and clean-up is also performed between the hours of 3:00 PM to 11:30 PM. Trucks will enter and exit from the construction gates located on Fremont Street and at First Street (between Mission and Howard Streets). This week on Friday September 20 there will be a concrete slab pour scheduled from 6:00 AM to 6:00 PM which includes multiple concrete trucks and concrete pumping equipment that may increase noise levels near First Street.

Eastern Transit Center Site (Between Beale and Fremont Streets): This week: demolition of the surface level concrete will continue daily, during the day shift only, between the hours of 7:00 AM to 9:00 PM resulting in increased vibration and noise. Excavation, trucking and welding of cross lot steel bracing on the eastern end is scheduled daily between the hours of 6:00 AM and 7:00 PM. General maintenance of equipment, material deliveries and clean-up is also performed between the hours of 3:00 PM to 11:30 PM. Trucks will enter and exit from the construction gates located on Fremont Street and at Beale Street (between Mission and Howard Streets).

Underground Utilities/Trenching Work:

Mission Street (Between Beale and Second Streets): There will be no underground utilities work this week. Work on Mission Street between Main Street and First Street will resume in early October.

What to Expect Next Weekend (Saturday 9/21/13 – Sunday 9/22/13):

Western Transit Center Site (Between First and Second Streets): This weekend construction activities include: waterproofing, electrical conduits, plumbing and the installation of rebar Saturday September 21 between the hours of 6:00 AM to 4:30 PM. General maintenance of equipment, material deliveries and clean-up will also performed Saturday September 21 between the hours of 6:00 AM to 4:30 PM. Trucks and equipment 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). There is no work scheduled for Sunday September 22.

Central Transit Center Site (Between Fremont and First Streets): This weekend construction activities include: excavation, welding of cross lot steel bracing, and off haul, general maintenance of equipment, material deliveries and site clean-up is scheduled on Saturday September 21 between 6:00 AM and 9:00 PM. Trucks will enter and exit from the construction gates located on Fremont Street and at First Street (between Mission and Howard Streets). There is no construction work scheduled for Sunday September 22.

Eastern Transit Center Site (Between Beale and Fremont Streets): This weekend construction activities include: demolition of concrete and heavy excavation is scheduled on Saturday September 21 between 8:00 AM and 9:00 PM to comply with noise permits. Excavation, welding of cross lot steel bracing, and off haul, general maintenance of equipment, material deliveries and site clean-up is scheduled on Saturday September 21 between 6:00 AM and 9:00 PM. Trucks will enter and exit from the construction gates located on Fremont Street and at Beale Street (between Mission and Howard Streets). There is no construction work scheduled for Sunday September 22.

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:

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.

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.

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. There is now an additional traffic light activated on Fremont Street mid-block between Howard and Mission Streets – commuters and pedestrians should be prepared to stop. 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.

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 hours 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.

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 no underground utilities work this week. Work on Mission Street between Main Street and First Street will resume in early October.

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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