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Miller Avenue Construction Update - Week of February 20-24

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:
During the first part of the week, the contractor conducted excavation, demolition and concrete work for future center island medians from Evergreen Avenue to 430 Miller Avenue. The contractor continued the demolition of existing concrete and placement of new sidewalk in the Parkway/Gateway area. Work crews installed electrical light pole foundations and service points at various locations in the center island medians and along the south side of Miller Avenue. Due to inclement weather, the contractor did not work Thursday or Friday of last week.

What is happening this week:
The contractor is conducting pedestrian sidewalk and ADA improvements for the Camino Pedestrian Crossing at the intersection of Camino Alto and Miller Avenue. Work crews continue to install light poles in the center island medians and along the south side of Miller Avenue. The contractor is placing the concrete for the center island medians between Locust Avenue and Reed Street. Work crews are also conducting demolition of existing concrete and placement of new sidewalk in the Parkway/Gateway area.

What to expect in the next few weeks:

The contractor will continue to install electrical services and lights for the center island medians and along the south side of Miller Avenue. Work crews will install irrigation systems and top soil. The contractor will continue concrete demolition and placement in the Parkway and Gateway. The contractor will close a portion of La Goma Street during daytime hours (8 am to 5 pm) the week of February 27 for 2-3 days for the placement of underground check valves and a storm drain manhole.

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 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. 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.