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Third Street Improvement Project – 01/06/2023 weekly update

Posted on January 6, 2023


The City of San Rafael will be sending out weekly project updates with construction updates, traffic closure updates, and other relevant information for this project. To receive these updates, please sign up using the form at the left-hand side of the project website.

THIS WEEK (January 2 – January 6):

  • No work was performed on January Second in observance of the New Year’s holiday.
  • Due to wet weather and storm activity that has impacted construction, certain work activities were postponed.
  • Construction crews continue to remove sections of pavement and median islands to construct bike lane separator islands on Second Street between East Street and Ida Street.
  • Crews replaced the sidewalk at the retaining wall along Second Street.
  • Crews started replacing the sewer lateral on Third Street west of Shaver Street.
  • Crews continued to install new wiring within the traffic signal controllers.
  • Crews pulled new wires to new street and pedestrian lights on Second Street.

NEXT WEEK (January 9 – January 13):

  • Due to wet weather and storm activity that has impacted construction, certain work activities may be postponed.
  • Crews will continue removing sections of pavement and median islands to construct bike lane separator islands.This work will require a lane closure and no parking on eastbound Second Street from West to G Street.
  • Crews will continue to install new wiring within the traffic signal controllers.
  • Crews will remove and replace the sidewalk along the new retaining wall on Second Street. This work will require curb lane closure and no parking adjacent to the new wall.
  • Crews will install new pedestrian pushbuttons at Third and C Street. This work will require a curb lane closure and no curb parking.
  • Crews will install new pedestrian lights along Second Street.
  • Crews will be installing splice boxes for new electrical service on Second Street. This work will require a lane closure and no curb parking.
  • Crews will replace the sanitary sewer main on Third Street between Shaver and the intersection of Second and Third Street. This work will require a lane closure on westbound Third Street.

IMPACTS:

    • The stairway from Second Street to Jessup Street (south of Ida) is closed.
    • For the Lane Shift on Second Street, the posted speed limit is 25 mph – drivers should be aware of changed conditions and be alert.
    • Traffic Controls (temporary signs, message boards, traffic cones, delineators and detour signs) will be put in place to direct motorists through the work area.
    • Curb parking spaces will be marked “No Parking.”

The hours of work will be 6:00am – 6:00pm and lane closures 6:00am – 3:00pm on Third Street and Second Street westbound, and 9:00am – 6:00pm on Second Street eastbound.

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