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Category: Francisco Blvd. East Sidewalk Improvements

Francisco Blvd East sidewalk and resurfacing project

Last month, the City completed both the Francisco Blvd East Sidewalk Widening project and the Francisco Blvd East Resurfacing project between Grand Avenue and Vivian Street. These two projects combined to improve the major connection between the Canal neighborhood and services in Central San Rafael. Improvements include, widening the sidewalk from 4 to 8 feet, … Continued

Francisco Blvd East Resurfacing Construction Commences

The long awaited resurfacing of Francisco Boulevard East from Grand Avenue to Vivian Street has commenced. The City’s contractor Ghilotti Construction Company started preparatory work for the Francisco Boulevard Resurfacing Project on Wednesday, October 13th and will be switching to nightwork on Monday, October 18th. The resurfacing of the roadway will take approximately two weeks … Continued

Francisco Blvd East project update

The Francisco Blvd East Sidewalk project is almost complete! Next week the contractor will be removing the traffic control that has been blocking off a portion of the street during construction. The final steps are to finish installing the new streetlights, remove the old lights, finish a few remaining sidewalk sections, and finish the installation … Continued

Francisco Blvd East lane closure – May 28 and May 30

This weekend, the City’s sub consultant, BKF Engineers, will be gathering existing data for the Francisco Boulevard East Resurfacing project. This work will require a lane closure along Francisco Blvd East between Vivian Street and Grand Avenue. This will occur on Friday, May 28th at 9pm to Saturday, May 29th at 6am and on Saturday, … Continued

Francisco Blvd East sidewalk project update

This week the contractor moved onto the final two phases of the Francisco Blvd East Sidewalk project. The traffic control barriers have been shifted to begin the replacement of sidewalk between Yacht Club and the Grand Avenue Bridge. During the final phase, there may be the need for night work. Construction is still anticipated to … Continued

Francisco Blvd East Project completed – Vivian to Medway

The City’s contractor on Francisco Blvd East has made significant progress over the past several weeks by completing the installation of storm drainpipe between Vivian and Harbor Streets. The new sidewalk has been installed in multiple stretches, including Vivian to Medway and Hoag to Harbor. The contractor’s electrician has installed foundations and underground conduit for … Continued

Francisco Blvd East Sidewalk Improvements Project

At the end of July, the City kicked off the multimillion-dollar upgrade of the sidewalk on Francisco Blvd East between Vivian and Grand Ave. The City’s contractor, Ghilotti Bros, continues to make progress replacing underground storm drainpipe. Concurrent with the City’s project is a cooperative effort with the San Rafael Sanitation District (SRSD). The project … Continued

Francisco Blvd East Sidewalk Project

Construction has started on Francisco Blvd East from Vivian to Grand Avenue. The City has coordinated with the San Rafael Sanitation District to complete a much-anticipated sidewalk widening project with a sewer replacement project. We are taking advantage of the decrease in traffic volume during the COVID pandemic to do construction during the day for … Continued

Notice of Construction Activities: Francisco Blvd East Sidewalk Project

Construction has started on Francisco Blvd East from Vivian to Grand Avenue. The City has coordinated with the San Rafael Sanitation District to complete both a much anticipated sidewalk widening project with a sewer replacement project. Due to the decrease in volume of traffic during the COVID pandemic, construction has moved to day work during … Continued

Francisco Blvd East Sidewalk – Approved by State Transportation Commission

The project was presented to the California Transportation Commission on December 5th and was approved for federal funding allocation.  Once we receive clearance from Caltrans to proceed with the project, we will be advertising for bids, which is anticipated by mid-January 2020.  The project is on schedule with a proposed construction start time of early summer … Continued

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