- Provide a wider sidewalk along Francisco Boulevard East to improve pedestrian and bicycle use
- Provide connectivity between the Grand Avenue Bridge and wider sidewalk south of Vivian Street
- Replace San Rafael Sanitation District main line
The existing sidewalk along Francisco Boulevard East is utilized daily by pedestrians and bicyclists who must navigate the congestion of fire hydrants and power poles. This project will install an 8‐foot‐wide sidewalk/bike pathway on Francisco Boulevard East between Vivian Street and Grand Avenue to alleviate this issue.
At the end of summer 2019, design, utility, and private property coordination for this project was completed. In the beginning of July 2020, construction commenced. Construction operations will be broken into five phases in an attempt to minimize traffic congestion and any impacts on local businesses. During construction, there will be some daytime work and nighttime work with temporary traffic diversions.
Full pedestrian and bicycle access will be maintained on Francisco Blvd East throughout duration of all construction operations, as well as, access to all driveways along Francisco Blvd East.
|Planning and Coordination||September 2018 – January 2020|
|Construction Bidding & Award||January 2020 – June 2020|
|Construction||July 2020 – August 2021|
|Street Resurfacing||Fall 2021 (all nightwork)|
|Tree Installation||Fall 2021 - Winter 2022|
April Miller, PE | Assistant Public Works Director/City Engineer