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Miller Avenue Construction Update - Week of July 25

The Miller Avenue Streetscape Project is an 18-month construction project to repair infrastructure and improve multi-modal use of Miller Avenue, including addressing safety for pedestrians and bicyclists of all ages and abilities,providing better transit access, and improving motorist safety.

Construction began the week of June 13, 2016 and will continue through Fall 2017. Please note that all construction schedules are subject to change due toweather restrictions and other unforeseen delays.

Here is the latest news on the Miller Avenue Streetscape Project:

What happened last week: 
The contractor installed mainline underground storm drain lines and manholes between La Goma Street and Valley Circle. Work crews began the installation of new concrete curb, gutter and sidewalk between 319 Miller Avenue and Locust Avenue.

What is happening this week:
Work crews will continue to install new concrete curb, gutter and sidewalk between 319 Miller Avenue and Locust Avenue.Work crews will remove the concrete along the north side of Miller Avenue between Valley Circle and Evergreen Avenue. Work crews will install the electrical and irrigation system after the concrete is removed. Work crews will install new sewer manholes, sewer lines and clean-outs along the south side of Miller Avenue between Willow Street and Reed Street. Concurrent with the Miller Avenue Streetscape Project is the PG&E Gas Main and Service Lateral Replacement Project. PG&E continues to work their way on Miller Avenue from Gomez Way towards Reed Street. Please anticipate lane shifts and some parking impacts during this project. Work on this project will take place weekdays from 8 am to 5 pm.

What to expect in the next few weeks:
Placement of concrete sidewalk, curb, and gutter, along the north side between Valley Circle and Evergreen. Continued installation of new sewer lines and cleanouts along the south side between Willow and Reed. The current phase PG&E Gas Mainand Service Lateral Replacement Project is anticipated to continue until mid-September.Other Construction Projects Around Town: In addition to the Miller Avenue Streetscape Project, the Sewerage Agency of Southern Marin is working on Camino Alto to upgrade and replace sewage facilities to allow the agency to continue to serve the community in a safe and efficient manner. Starting August 1, we will also be kicking off a road pavement project to improve roads on more than 35 streets all over town.


 The City recommends that motorists:

  • Add time to your trip and plan ahead.

  • Drive slowly through the construction zone.

  • Please be courteous to your neighbors and do not to cut through the residential side streets during the construction period.

City and Construction Management staff are making every effort to mitigate impacts during construction and are working with the Mill Valley Chamber of Commerce to notify local businesses and residents of the planned work. City and Construction Management staff will provide regular updates to the community regarding the project.

Stay Informed
Construction updates will be provided on a weekly basis. Stay informed by signing up for updates here. Follow us on Twitter, Facebook and our project website www.cityofmillvalley.org/millerave.  

Questions?
Construction Specific Questions – Please contact 4LEAF Construction Management – Phone: (415)328-6972 email: mthrailkill@4leafinc.com

General Questions – Please contact Becky Murray,Administrative Assistant, City of Mill Valley at
phone: 415-384-4835 and email: bmurray@cityofmillvalley.org

More info:

Download the Primer on the Miller Avenue Streetscape Project: Click here for a more in-depth look at the Miller Avenue Streetscape Project: timeline, budget, map, and a history of community involvement.

Miller Avenue Area Businesses: Do we have your contact info? If you are not sure, please contact Becky Murray, Administrative Assistant at bmurray@cityofmillvalley.org or call 415-384-4835. Please let us know your name, business name and address, email address and phone number. Also - Check out the MillerUP Business Support program.  

Miller Avenue Project Documents - Click here for Agendas, Staff Reports, Plans, Studies, etc.