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Join us tonight for the Castro Street Ribbon Cutting!   Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. at the 18th and Castro Street intersection.     Speakers to include:  Mayor Ed Lee, Supervisor Scott Wiener and others.     Entertainment to include:  DJ Lia...
We're scheduled to begin grinding & paving of the Market & Castro intersection tonight at 8pm. The street grinding work will continue through the night until 6am. This work will be noisy and we apologize for the inconvenience. Crews will use heavy machinery to strip the existing asphalt from...
Thank you for your continued support of the Castro Street Improvement Project. This is reminder that tomorrow night we'll begin our grinding and paving work at the Castro & Market streets intersection. The street grinding work will begin at 8pm and continue through the night until 6am. This work...
Overnight Paving WorkSan Francisco Public Works is scheduled to repave the Market and Castro streets intersection next week. Due to the volume of vehicular traffic and pedestrians in the area, our contractor will be performing this work overnight. The work is scheduled overnight from 8pm to 6am ...
Project Update The new poles have arrived. Crews will begin installing them later today. The pole installation work is expected to continue through the weekend. Once the new poles have been installed, crews will begin removing the old Muni poles. The existing pole removal work is expected...
Project Update This past week was a busy week. We repaved Castro, installed bike racks & leaning rails, planted trees, etched sidewalks, and much more. We also completed the rainbow crosswalk at Castro & 18th. The crosswalks look amazing and we've been receiving a lot of positive feedb...
Project UpdateThe contractor is scheduled to repave 18th Street (Hartford to Collingwood) and Castro Street (19th to 17th) tonight. Overnight paving operations are scheduled to begin tonight at 8pm and will continue through Tuesday morning. The noise impact should be lower than last night's "grindin...
Today Crews continue planting the king palms on the 500 block of Castro. We're also pouring concrete near the Twin Peaks Tavern (17th & Castro) and at the driveway next to the Eureka Café (mid 400 block of Castro). Crews are also working on the new traffic signal at 18th & Castro....
The contractor has begun pouring the special sidewalk in front of the Castro Theater. The sidewalk flags (squares) are being poured first and then the work will be followed a few days later with the special brick inlay band. This type of sidewalk finish takes a bit longer to complete but it'll ...

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We are very pleased to announce that the King Palms have arrived and are ready to be planted. They look amazing!!!
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We have reached another milestone. The new streetlights have arrived and crews have begun installing them.  
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Project Update:Crews continue planting the ginko trees. We've got about a handful of trees that still need to be planted on Castro. That work will continue next week.   Also, we're really excited to report that the King Palm trees will begin arriving next week. We've got 24 palms trees schedu...

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Project Update Construction work continues on the project and next week is going to be busy.   On Monday, the contractor is scheduled to begin bus pad demo work on the eastside of Castro in front of Hot Cookie (near Castro Theater) and also in front of the Bank of America (18th Street inters...
The trees have arrived. Tree planting will begin today. The contractor will plant approximately 4-5 street trees every day. The goal is to have all the trees along Castro Street planted before the Castro Street Fair.
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The contractor is busy with sidewalk work, street base repairs, traffic control, etc., however they're never too busy to lend a helping hand to a member of the public. Nice job Ghilotti.  
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The contractor is scheduled to begin pouring sidewalk tomorrow morning at 4 AM on the 400 Westside of Castro Street.  Crews will show up around 1:30-2 AM to begin removing the temporary wooden and to finish any remaining grading prior to the 4 AM pour.  We apologize for the inconvenience b...
The contractor has begun installation work on the Rainbow Honor Walk plaques. The plaque work will continue through the week. Come on by and take a look.
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Project Update The contractor continues to pour the remaining sidewalk on the 500 East block of Castro Street. We expect the sidewalk pours to be complete on that side on Monday (8/18). Once that work is complete crews will begin pouring the 500 West block of Castro Street. The 500 W...
Project Update  The contractor is scheduled to begin pouring sidewalk along the 500 block (east side) of Castro Street this Thursday. Crews will begin pouring concrete at 6 am but will show-up as early as 4 am to begin removing the temporary wooden ramps. Crews will remove the ramp in front of...