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Miller Avenue Construction Update Week of December 12

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 2017. Please note that all construction schedules are subject to change due to weather restrictions and other unforeseen delays.

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

What happened last week:

The contractor continued to install sewer service laterals in the Gateway area between Reed Street and Camino Alto. Work crews placed concrete sidewalks, curbs and gutters along the north side of Miller Avenue at the east corner of La Goma Street by the Showroom 383 Salon and Mama's Royal Cafe. The landscape contractor placed new planting soil in the new planter boxes along the north side of Miller Avenue in preparation for the new tree boxes that will be placed at a future date. Work crews prepared for the demolition and concrete work for future medians on Miller Avenue near La Goma Street.

What is happening this week:

The contractor is installing the remaining sewer service laterals in the Gateway area between Reed Street and Camino Alto, which will conclude sewer lateral work in the Gateway section. Work crews are finishing the second half the Jiffy Lube driveway on the south side of Miller Avenue at Montford Avenue. This work marks the end of the driveway construction near Jiffy Lube. The contractor is restriping lanes and doing demolition for the creation of new medians on Miller Avenue between Willow Street and La Goma Street/Montford Avenue. On Friday, work crews will be installing new street signs along the north side of Miller Avenue in the areas of work that have been completed.

What to expect in the next few weeks:

The contractor will shut down work for the Christmas and New Year's holidays from December 23 to January 2, 2017. No construction work will occur during this time. The contractor will resume work on January 3, 2017.

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. Follow us on Twitter, Facebook and our project website www.cityofmillvalley.org/millerave.

Questions?
Construction Specific Questions – Please contact Mark Thrailkill with 4LEAF Construction Management at 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: 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.