Thursday, June 11, 2015

Regional GSR Project Begins Well Drilling Next Week

On Thursday, June 18, the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission’s Regional Groundwater Storage and Recovery (GSR) project will begin drilling a new groundwater well to a depth of 730 feet deep at Benjamin Franklin Intermediate School in Daly City.

24-hour well drilling work will occur continuously for up to one month. inside the blue rectangle pictured above. 

To minimize noise impacts, the contractor will monitor noise levels and install sound blankets to ensure it does not exceed the local noise ordinance. During night work, the contractor will rotate construction lighting to direct it away from homes near well drilling work. 

Questions?
For more information about this project, please call the 24-hour answering service at 866-973-1476, or visit the Project webpage at sfwater.org/GSR. 

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

PPSU Project Road Closure: Whitman Way

Beginning as early as Monday, June 22, Whitman Way will be closed between Shelter Creek Lane and Courtland Drive from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. to remove and install water pipelines across Whitman Way as part of the Peninsula Pipeline Seismic Upgrade (PPSU) Project. Whitman Way will reopen at the end of each work day at 3:30 p.m.

Whitman Way will be closed during the following time periods:

Monday, June 22 – Friday, June 26 
Monday, July 6 – Friday, July 10 
Monday, July 13 – Friday, July 17 
Monday, July 20 – Friday, July 24 

During this closure, all traffic will be detoured to San Bruno Avenue via Shelter Creek Lane, Madison Avenue and Crestmoor Drive. For more information and updates about this closure, please call the 24-hour answering service at 866-973-1476 or subscribe to this blog, to receive project updates.

The PPSU project includes seismic upgrades to three Hetch Hetchy regional water delivery pipelines located in Northern San Mateo County. This project will ensure the pipelines can continue to deliver water to customers after an emergency. 

Please reference this map to access San Bruno Avenue during the full closure of Whitman Way.

Friday, May 22, 2015

GSR Project Pipeline Construction Ramping-up in Daly City and Colma

The Regional Groundwater Storage and Recovery (GSR) Project will ramp-up pipeline construction activities inside the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission’s (SFPUC)’s right of way in Daly City and Colma next week.   
 
Serra Bowl Site in Daly City
  • The contractor will begin pipeline installation activities on Tuesday, May 26 which will increase activity at this site.
  • Permitted construction hours are currently Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Expect to see more construction vehicles, pipeline stored at the site and trenches to install the new pipeline. Also there may be some dust and noise associated with construction activities.

Colma Boulevard Site in Colma
  • The contractor will begin pipeline installation activities on Tuesday, May 26 which will increase activity at this site.
  • Permitted construction hours are currently Monday through Sunday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Expect to see more construction vehicles, pipeline stored at the site and trenches to install the new pipeline. Also there may be some dust and noise associated with construction activities.
 
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Sunday, May 17, 2015

GSR Project Construction Activities Ramp-up this Week

The Regional Groundwater Storage and Recovery (GSR) Project will ramp-up construction activities inside the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission’s (SFPUC)’s right of way in South San Francisco this week. 
 
Linear Park in South San Francisco
  • The contractor will begin well redevelopment work on Monday, May 18, increasing activity at this site for approximately two weeks. 
  • Permitted construction hours for this work are currently Monday through Sunday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Expect to see more construction vehicles accessing the site via South Spruce Avenue. Also there may be some dust and noise associated with construction activities.

Hickey Boulevard & Camaritas Avenue in South San Francisco
  • The contractor will begin well redevelopment work on Thursday, May 28, increasing activity at this site for approximately two weeks.
  • Permitted construction hours are currently Monday through Sunday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. 
  • Expect to see more construction vehicles accessing the site via Camaritas Avenue. There may be some dust and noise associated with construction activities. 
For more information about the GSR Project, please be sure to subscribe to this blog, visit sfwater.org/GSR or by calling us at (866) 973-1476.

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Pipeline Construction South of Whitman Way Begins This Week

This week the PPSU project contractor, Ranger Pipelines, Inc., will start pipeline removal and replace approximately 1,100 feet of aged pipe inside the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission’s right-of-way south of Whitman Way and north of the San Bruno Chinese Church in San Bruno. 

Permitted construction hours are Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Construction activities at this location are expected to last through summer 2015. During these activities, please keep an eye out for intermittent sidewalk and lane closures along Whitman Way.


Pipeline construction and related activities will occur 
in the outlined areas pictured here.

What is the PPSU Project? 
The PPSU project includes the seismic upgrade of three Hetch Hetchy regional water delivery pipelines located in Northern San Mateo County. This project will ensure the pipelines can continue to deliver water to customers after an emergency.

Questions?
For more information, please call the 24-hour answering service at 866-973-1476, or subscribe to this project blog.

Friday, February 27, 2015

PPSU Pipeline Construction Begins in Shelter Creek Condominiums Next Week


The region outlined above indicates where construction activities
are occurring inside Shelter Creek Condominiums.


On Monday, March 2 the PPSU project contractor, Ranger Pipelines, Inc., will start pipeline removal and replace approximately 200 feet of aged pipe inside Shelter Creek Condominiums within the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission’s right-of-way. The contractor will also begin delivering and staging pipe on Monday, March 2.

Permitted construction hours are Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on an as-needed basis. Construction activities inside Shelter Creek Condominiums are expected to last through summer 2015. The contractor has implemented a noise monitoring plan, vibration monitoring points and sound walls to minimize construction impacts.

During daytime activities, Shelter Creek Lane inside Shelter Creek Condominiums, depicted in the visual above, will be closed to vehicle traffic. All daytime traffic accessing Garage 4 and residents of Buildings 3, 4 and 5 will be rerouted via Whitman Way. Garage 3 residents will not be affected. At nighttime, the contractor will reopen Shelter Creek Lane to traffic.

The PPSU project includes the seismic upgrades of three Hetch Hetchy regional water delivery pipelines located in Northern San Mateo County. This project will ensure the pipelines can continue to deliver water to customers after an emergency.


For more information or if you have questions, please subscribe to this blog or call (866) 973-1476.