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The second phase of sidewalk work for the Castro Streetscape Improvement Project is set to begin on July 14th. The upcoming construction schedule includes demolition of the remaining existing sidewalk to the building face (This work will be done at night), adjusting utility boxes for PG&E, Comcast, and AT&T, grading adjustments, final pouring of the new sidewalk, and the installation of the Rainbow Honor Walk plaques. The phasing of construction moves from one block face to the next, with each step following the previous along the block face series.
Below is contractor’s current construction schedule for this upcoming phase:
· - East side of 400 Block of Castro Street (between 18th and Market Streets)
· – East side of 500 Block of Castro Street (between 18th and 19th Streets)
· – West side of 500 Castro of Street (between 18th and 19th Streets)
· – West side of 400 Block of Castro Street (between 18th and Market Streets)
After this phase of work is complete, remaining work will include the installation of new street lights and pedestrian scale lights, rewiring of overhead Muni wires, street tree planting, etching of historic facts, installation of bike racks, leaning rails, repaving of the roadway and installation of rainbow crosswalks at 18th Street intersection. Work at Jane Warner Plaza and Market Street intersection will also follow this phase.
Project is still on track to be substantially complete by the Castro Street Fair in early October.