The San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC) is nearing completion on the New Crystal Springs Bypass Tunnel & Pipeline near Polhemus Road in San Mateo. We expect to be substantially finished with construction by Spring 2011 with full project completion by Fall 2011.
Pipeline Shutdown Finishes Ahead of Schedule!!
Great news! The critical shutdown of the Crystal Springs Bypass Pipeline and connection of the new, seismically upgraded pipeline are complete ahead of schedule! THANK YOU to neighbors for your support during the three 24 hour work days/nights at the South Shaft site.
Conduit Work on Polhemus Rd - Possible Traffic Delays
Neighbors may experience some minor traffic delays on Polhemus Road between Bunker Hill and Crystal Springs Road beginning as early as the week of January 31st due to conduit work in the roadway. As required, traffic will be reduced to one-lane and a flag person will be on site to direct traffic.
Demobilization Begins – Please Watch for Trucks
With the tunnel and pipeline complete, the contractor and staff will begin removing equipment and hauling it away. Please watch for additional truck traffic in the area. Please observe posted speed limits and watch for trucks entering the roadway.
Water Treatment “Swimming Pool” to be Removed
The Water Treatment Facility at the South Shaft site, known by neighbors as the “Swimming Pool”, will be demolished starting in late January/early February and materials will be hauled off site.
Crews will continue to use dust control measures to control dust.