Third Street Improvement Project Weekly Update – 06/16/2023

Posted on June 16, 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 June 12 – June 16

  • Construction crews excavated for a new streetlight foundation and conduit at Second Street and East Street.
  • Crews connected to the electrical service to energize new traffic signal at Second Street and East Street.
  • Crews spliced in new fiber optic communication cable at B Street, C Street and D Street.
  • Crews potholed to locate the existing utility conflicts with the new sewer at Third Street and Lindaro Street.
  • Crews removed and replaced the concrete curb ramps and sidewalk at Walgreens Parking lot.
  • Crews removed and replaced the concrete sidewalk and constructed new tree wells on Third Street between A Street and E Street.
  • Crews removed the median island on Grand Avenue, between Second Street and Third Street and restored paving.

NEXT WEEK   June 19 – June 23

  • Crews will set the new streetlights and restore paving at Second Street and East Street. The work will require a sidewalk closure and pedestrian detours.
  • Crews will excavate at the Sanitation Department culvert repair locations on Second Street, between Shaver Street and G Street. The work will require a lane closure on Second Street.
  • Sonic Telecom construction crews will work on the north side of Third Street between D Street and E Street next week. The work will require a sidewalk and a lane closure.


  • The stairway from Second Street to Jessup Street (south of Ida Street) 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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