Please note:  City Hall and most departments/facilities will be closed from December 23rd through January 2nd. We will resume all services on Tuesday, January 3, 2023.

Category: Essential Facilities

Castro Ave street closure for Fire Station 54 Groundbreaking Ceremony

On Tuesday, April 19, Castro Avenue from Francisco Boulevard East and Bellam Boulevard will be closed from 3:30 – 5:30 pm for the Fire Station 54 groundbreaking ceremony. NO parking signs will be posted along both sides of Castro Avenue between Francisco Boulevard East and Bellam Boulevard. Only cars of attendees will be allowed to … Continued

March 2022 Update – Extended Lane Limit: Notice Of Lane Closure And Bike Lane Relocation During Construction Of Fire Station 55 Renovation

Changed westbound Lane closure and bike lane relocation during construction of Fire Station 55 EXTENDED LANE LIMIT – Point San Pedro Road between Riviera Drive and Knight Drive The originally planned westbound lane closure from Peacock Drive to Knight Drive has been updated due to safety and accessibility concerns. The westbound lane closure will start … Continued

Fire Station 54 & 55 Construction update

Fire Stations 54 & 55 – Foundation work Our fire station contractor, Wickman completed demolishing the old buildings and gutted the apparatus bays for retrofit and renovation. Wickman also completed over excavation and compaction to prepare the building pad.   Currently, they are building the foundations and underground utilities at both sites. Fire Station 54 spread … Continued

Construction of Fire Stations 54 & 55 is underway!

The City issued Notice to Proceed with construction to Wickman Development and Construction on January 10, 2022. Since then, Wickman, our General Contractor, has prepared the two project sites for construction.  Perimeter fences, safety notices, and field offices were installed. Wickman’s demolition subcontractor mobilized into Fire Station 54, located at 46 Castro Ave.   The living quarters at Fire Station 54 have been … Continued

Fire Stations 54 & 55 – notice to proceed with construction

On January 10, 2022, the City issued notice to general contractor, Wickman Development and Construction, for the reconstruction of Fire Stations 54 & 55. Fire Station 54 is located at 46 Castro Avenue in the Canal neighborhood, whereas Fire Station 55 is located at 955 Point San Pedro Road. The contractor started with site preparation … Continued

Essential Facilities – Fire Station 55 Temporary Station

Contact:         Faby Guillen-Urfer / Sr. Project Manager – Public Works With the approval of the construction contract for Fire Stations 54 and 55 Renovation by Council in October, we have been extremely busy preparing the two sites for construction next January. Staff from Station 54 will be relocated from 46 Castro Ave. to Stations … Continued

Essential Facilities – Fire Station 54 & 55 Renovation – Starting in 2022!

Contact:         Faby Guillen-Urfer / Sr. Project Manager – Public Works We are very excited to announce that on Monday, October 18, Council authorized us to move forward with construction of Fire Station 54 & 55.  Council was extremely supportive of the project and enthusiastic to continue with the City’s essential facilities upgrades. The lowest responsive bidder and approved contractor is Wickman Development and Construction.  Their base bid amount is approximately … Continued

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