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Miller Avenue Construction Update - Week of January 23-27

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 create the new concrete center island medians on Miller Avenue between Willow Street and La Goma Street. Work crews continued to install electrical and irrigation crossing sleeves on the north side of Miller Avenue between Willow Street and Valley Circle and at other locations to allow future services to be installed when the time comes. The contractor missed three days of work last week due to inclement weather.

What is happening this week:
The contractor continues to create the new concrete center island medians on Miller Avenue between Willow Street and La Goma Street. Work crews will continue to install electrical and irrigation crossing sleeves on the north side of Miller Avenue between Willow Street and Valley Circle and at other locations to allow future services to be installed when the time comes. The contractor is cutting the existing sidewalk in the Passage area of Miller Avenue between Millwood Street and Sunnyside Avenue. Work crews are installing electrical light pole foundations in the new center island medians and on the south side of Miller Avenue in various locations.

What to expect in the next few weeks:

The contractor will construct the new concrete center island medians on Miller Avenue between Willow Street and La Goma Street and Evergreen Avenue, and from Evergreen Avenue to Reed Street. Work crews will continue to install electrical and irrigation crossing sleeves on the north side of Miller Avenue. The contractor will remove existing sidewalk and install new sidewalks at various locations in the Passage area between Millwood Street and Sunnyside Avenue. Work crews will continue to install electrical light pole foundations and service points in the center island medians and along the south side of Miller Avenue. The contractor will install new street signs along the south side of Miller Avenue.

NOTE: All forecasted work is contingent on weather. Periods of heavy rain prevent work from occur and the scheduled work is pushed back accordingly.


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 Mark Thrailkill with 4LEAF Construction Management at phone (415)328-6972 or email mthrailkill@4leafinc.com
General Questions – Please contact Becky Murray,Administrative Assistant, City of Mill Valley at
phone (415)384-4835 or 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.