The City’s annual street repair and resurfacing project will begin on June 18. The work will be done on various streets throughout the city, which are listed below. It is estimated to take ten weeks, with the expected completion date of August 31. Construction work hours are Monday through Friday, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. During construction, motorists may experience minor disruptions in traffic, temporary loss of parking spaces, temporary restricted street access, as well as an increase in noise and dust levels. Bus stop access will be maintained throughout the project.
Two types of repair work will be done: slurry seal and overlay. A slurry seal treatment is a thin coating of asphalt cement and sand sprayed on the street, which is used to prolong streets' useful life. Asphalt concrete overlay is a mixture of asphalt cement (tar), gravel, and sand that is spread with a paving machine and compacted with rollers.
When performing a slurry seal, the contractor will need to close the street to all traffic until the slurry hardens, including driveway access. This may take up to six hours, depending on temperature. Property owners will be advised in writing 72 hours in advance; No Parking signs will be posted 72 hours in advance as well.
The following streets are identified for slurry seal work:
• Buena Vista Avenue, from Sherman Street to Chapin Street
• Clement Avenue, from Ohlone Street to Hibbard Street
• Hibbard Street, from Buena Vista Avenue to Clement Avenue
For street work that requires overlays, one lane of traffic will remain open at all times. It is possible that on-street parking will be removed for up to one week during construction hours. No parking signs will be posted on barricades 72 hours in advance of construction work, providing ample time to make alternate plans for parking between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.
The following streets are identified for overlay:
• Otis Drive, from Willow Street to Park Street
• Marshall Way, from Fourth Street to Fifth Street
• Pacific Avenue, from Webster Street to Sixth Street
• Catalina Avenue, from Fontana Drive to Island Drive
• Catalina Avenue, from Island Drive to Leeward Lane
• Magnolia Drive, from Melrose Avenue to Oleander Avenue
• Fontana Drive, from Mecartney Road to Catalina Avenue
• Clay Street, from the north end of Pearl Street to Mound Street
• Verdemar Drive, from Mecartney Road to Catalina Avenue
• Sandalwood Isle
• Glenwood Isle
• Pond Isle
• Waterview Isle
• Fortress Isle
The project is primarily funded by the Alameda County ½ cent sales tax Measure B. No General Fund monies will be used.
The City appreciates your cooperation and patience during this construction. Questions or information about the project should be directed to Trung Nguyen at (510) 747-7930.