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Construction Alerts & Updates

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Albany Hill Access Improvements

The Albany Hill Access Improvements project continues to progress.  The Contractor has completed the concrete work associated with the accessible pathway from Taft to the summit and is now focusing on the path improvements between Taft, Jackson and Madison. 

The City’s monarch butterfly expert, Dr. Stewart Weiss from Creekside Science, visited the site on November 5th and confirmed that construction activities have conformed to the design recommendations to protect Monarch habitat.  The inspection report is available here.

Peralta Sewer Rehabilitation

Sewer rehabilitation work on Peralta is currently in construction and is estimated for completion by June 2020. This work will reconstruct approximately 850 feet of aging sewer pipeline and reduce the likelihood of future issues in the area. Click here for a map of the project location. 

Adams Street Pavement Rehabilitation 

City Council has approved a Call for Bids for the Adams Street Pavement Rehabilitation Project. The design contract for the project was awarded in December 2019 and has since been completed. This work will completely reconstruct approximately 2,555 yards of pavement from Solano Avenue to Buchanan Street. 

Staff estimates that the construction contract will be awarded mid-June, for construction in late Summer 2020. Click here for a map of the project location. 

Washington Avenue Pavement Rehabilitation

The City will repave Washington Avenue between San Pablo Avenue and Pomona Avenue, adopting a phased approach, as EBMUD will also rehabilitate aging water pipeline in the same area.

This work will completely reconstruct approximately 7,500 square yards of pavement. Other elements of the project include upgrading sidewalks and curb ramps for ADA compliance, replacing and enhancing green stormwater infrastructure, and updating pavement marking for bicycle and pedestrian traffic.

Design for the entire project is complete. In an effort to avoid project conflicts with EBMUD, Phase I of the project (San Pablo to Cornell; Masonic to Ramona Ave) will be constructed in Fall 2020. Pending EBMUD's pipeline replacement, Phase II (details) will be constructed in Fall 2021/Winter 2022. 

In the interim, pothole repairs will be performed in the segment of Washington Avenue between Cornell Avenue and Masonic Avenue during Summer 2020. 


Past Alerts

Solano Avenue Sewer Rehabilitation

The City of Albany’s Solano Avenue Sewer Rehabilitation Project has been completed. Click here for more information.  

City of Berkeley Sewer Project

The City of Berkeley owns and operates a sewer trunk line in Albany under Portland Avenue between Kains Avenue and Curtis Street. They are currently in construction to rehabilitate this pipeline. Their construction will impact this section of Portland Avenue as well as sections of San Pablo Avenue (between Clay and Garfield), Santa Fe, Curtis, Thousand Oaks, Garfield, and Clay.

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