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Category: Sidewalk News

Sidewalk Repair Program Shifting from Gerstle Park to East San Rafael

The Sidewalk Repair Program is nearly complete for residents who signed up for the 2018 program in the Gerstle Park and the Bret Harte neighborhoods. The last of the nearly 90 properties will completed in the next two weeks. 13,000 square feet of new sidewalk were poured during this round, which would be enough to … Continued

Sidewalk Repair 2019 Year-end Update

As we cross the one year anniversary of the commencement of the Sidewalk Repair Program I want to take the time to let you know where we stand and how we intend to move forward. Some of you signed up for the 2018 program and already have contracts in hand, others are part of the … Continued

2018 Sidewalk Repair Program 50% complete and 2019 Update

2018 Program The City along with Van Midde and Son Concrete hit an important milestone last week.  More than 50% of the scheduled work for the 2018 program has now been completed. This represents over 16,500 square feet of new sidewalk in the city. That’s over 30 cement trucks worth of concrete weighting the equivalent … Continued

Gerstle Park Sidewalk Repair Update!

The City and Van Midde & Son Concrete have been busy replacing sidewalk in Gerstle Park. In the past month, work has been completed on Ross, Marin, Bayview, and Clorinda Avenue. Nearly 1,700 square feet of new sidewalk has been installed covering about 350 feet of sidewalk. Sections of San Rafael Avenue and D Street … Continued

SRP Update: Work in Gerstle Park Continues

Work in Gerstle Park continues with the City completing the longest continuous stretch of new sidewalk yet at over 250 feet. In addition, two new ADA compliant curb ramps were installed next to Short Elementary School. These new curb ramps include the yellow dots which are called “raised truncated domes.”  Work is anticipated to be … Continued

Sidewalk Repair Update: Roots, Sidewalks, and more Roots!

Work continues in the Gerstle Park neighborhood as the City and Van Midde and Son Concrete passed the 3,000 square foot milestone in the neighborhood.  That’s enough new sidewalk in the neighborhood to stretch two football fields long. Over 400 feet of curb and gutter have also been replaced. Work has slowed a little in … Continued

SRP Update + Trees and Sidewalks Coexisting

Street Trees and Sidewalk: As the Sidewalk Repair Program (SRP) moves along, a common theme has played out throughout the City. The sight of trees, and specifically their roots damaging and lifting sidewalks is something most residents have seen firsthand. As a Tree City this presents a challenge, but the City of San Rafael has … Continued

Gerstle Park Sidewalk Repair Ramps-up

With great weather to work, Van Midde and Son Concrete has been busy and working hard to replace sidewalk, curb and gutter in Gerstle Park.  A program high, 12 properties are currently in the midst of getting their sidewalk repaired with 7 more properties expected to break ground within the next two weeks. Last week, … Continued

2018 Sidewalk Repair Complete in Sun Valley

Another week, another milestone! The 2018 Sidewalk Repair program poured concrete at the last property in Sun Valley today. With Sun Valley complete, the focus will turn to Gerstle Park with a heavy schedule lined up to take advantage of this perfect weather. Sun Valley by the Numbers: Total locations with sidewalk or curb and … Continued

2018 Sidewalk Repair Program Reaches the Quarter Way Mark

Despite the second wettest winter on record, the 2018 Sidewalk Repair reached the quarter way mark this week. With 7 more locations completed in the last two weeks, the program has now replaced sidewalks at 37 properties. Work continued in Gerstle Park as four locations on E St were successfully completed.  With the rains tapering … Continued

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