Category: Construction

Castro after first phase of construction (photo: flickr/torbakhopper) 1

2nd phase of Castro Street construction starts Monday

Update (07/11/14 @ 12:00PM): The Department of Public Works let us know that the contractor has obtained a Night Noise Authorization Permit for nighttime construction. The permit stipulates that there will be no work allowed with high impact tools after 10:00 PM in addition to any avoidable noise such as shouting or...

Fences down on westside of Castro Street (photo: Eureka Cafe) 4

Fences coming down around new Castro Street

An email update went out this morning from the CastroStreet.org website letting people know that crews are starting to remove the chain link fence in the 400-block of Castro Street (between Market and 18th). Crews have begun removing the chain link fence surrounding the newly poured sidewalks on the 400...

Freshly paved Castro Street (photo: Steven Bracco) 12

Look at these photos of the repaved Castro Street

With a little over two weeks left to wrap up Castro’s sidewalks and streets before a hard stop for Pride, construction crews finished laying down new pavement up and down Castro Street between Market Street and 19th. The sidewalks also appear to be nearly completed, however, the sidewalk curb area...

Castro and 18th curb poured (photo: torbakhopper/flickr) 1

Castro sidewalk pours start this week

The Castro Streetscape Improvement Project is trucking along with a goal to have the sidewalk portion of the improvements completed in time for Pink Saturday (June 28) and Pride in June (this includes the Rainbow Honor Walk). If you’ve been down in the Castro in the past few days you might...

4 crosswalk designs (two rainbow and two...decorative) 26

Castro Rainbow crosswalk designs released, go vote!

The Castro Community Benefit District has released their survey showing 4 design ideas for new crosswalks for the upcoming Castro Streetscape Improvement Project that will begin construction end of February / beginning of March. They are asking for community members to vote on their favorite design and also the location for...