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Miller Avenue Construction Update - Week of December 7

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 to weather restrictions and other unforeseen delays.

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

What happened last week:
The contractor installed sewer service laterals in the Gateway area between Reed Street and Camino Alto, and continues to use grout to seal the joints of the sewer service lines at a variety of locations on Miller Avenue. Work crews continued to place the final stretch of concrete sidewalks, curbs and gutters along the south side of Miller Avenue at Montford Avenue near Jiffy Lube. The landscape contractor excavated the new planter boxes along the north side of Miller Avenue and placed new planting soil in preparation for the new tree boxes that will be placed at a future date.

What is happening this week:
Work crews continue to install sewer service laterals in the Gateway area between Reed Street and Camino Alto. The contractor is installing concrete curbs, sidewalks and gutters along the north side of Miller Avenue at the east corner of La Goma Street. Work crews are placing planting soil in the new planter boxes along the north side of Miller Avenue for new box trees that will be placed at a future date. The contractor is preparing for the demolition and concrete work in the medians.

What to expect in the next few weeks:
Work crews will install a new sewer main line using an open trench operation in the Gateway area between Reed Street and Camino Alto. The contractor will continue to work on the medians on Miller Avenue north of Willow Street. 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.


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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.