Week of December 11, 2017
Our contractor has been making progress toward completion of the project. Originally, our contract was to be completed by the end of December, however due to some unforeseen utility issues the contract will be extended to the end of February 2018. The utility issues encountered include side sewer lateral replacement on Page Street between Pierce and Scott streets, as well as the discovery of a shallow water main at the Waller and Steiner intersection, which conflicts with the proposed elevations at that location. Until these laterals are replaced, the permeable parking strip along the south side of Page Street between Scott and Pierce streets is on hold, and the ‘No Parking’ signs will remain there until roughly mid-January. The contractor is currently replacing sewer laterals along the south side of the block. That work is expected to continue for the foreseeable future. In the meantime, to help mitigate the temporary loss of street parking, we've asked the contractor to remove "no parking" signage whenever possible.
We’d also like to note that there are three additional side sewer laterals that need replacement – one on Pierce (east side) between Haight and Waller streets, and two on Waller (south side) between Potomac and Steiner streets. The replacement of these laterals will require the contractor to remove a portion of the newly installed permeable pavers to access the pipe. During sewer lateral installation, driveway access may be temporarily impacted if crews are working in front of your house. The contractor may need to install a steel plate and create a path of travel for your vehicle. Please allow extra travel time if work is occuring on your block.
Thank you for your continued patience during construction.
San Francisco Public Works is partnering with the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission and San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency to improve stormwater management and walking and biking conditions to the Lower Haight and Alamo Square neighborhoods. The project include curb ramp upgrades, bioretention area landscape installations, asphalt paving, permeable unit paver installations and drainage work.
The goal for the Wiggle Neighborhood Green Corridor is to create a route that is comfortable for all who walk, bike and live along the wiggle. Through bulb-outs, raised crosswalks and improved left turns for bicyclists, the completed project will ensure that pedestrians feel safe crossing the street, minimize congestion from motor vehicles and encourage slow, safe speeds from all roadway users. The project is funded by the 2011 Road Repaving and Street Safety Bond, the Proposition K Gas Tax and the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission Wastewater Bonds.