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Miller Avenue Construction Update - Week of May 15-19, 2017

What happened last week:
The contractor continued to install light poles in the center island medians between Locust Avenue and Reed Street and along the south side of Miller Avenue. Work crews continued to demolish existing concrete sidewalk and place new concrete sidewalks in the Parkway area of Miller Avenue between Millwood Street and Willow Street, as well as in the Gateway area between Valley Circle and Camino Alto, from the 2AM Club and proceeding along outbound Miller Avenue. The contractor continued to make improvements in the Marsh section of the project between Camino Alto and Almonte Boulevard, specifically in front of the Pickleweed and Mill Creek Meadows complexes. Work crews began doing demolition and grading in advance of the installation of a new sidewalk and a bike lane on Miller Avenue at Sunnyside Avenue downtown in front of the small shopping center that contains Boo Koo and True Botanicals.

What is happening this week:
Work crews continue to demolish existing concrete sidewalk and place new concrete sidewalks in the Parkway area of Miller Avenue between Millwood Street and Willow Street, as well as in the Gateway area between Valley Circle and Camino Alto, from the 2AM Club and proceeding along outbound Miller Avenue. Work crews continue to install the bus shelter on the south side of Miller Avenue. The contractor continues to install the Marsh Bridge. The contractor is placing new soil material for grading and new concrete curbs, gutters and sidewalk for the new sidewalk and bike lane on Miller Avenue at Sunnyside Avenue downtown in front of the small shopping center that contains Boo Koo and True Botanicals.

What to expect in the next few weeks:
Work crews will continue to install irrigation systems and plant top soil in the center island medians. The contractor will continue to demolish existing concrete sidewalk and place new concrete sidewalks in the Parkway area of Miller Avenue between Millwood Street and Willow Street, as well as in the Gateway area between Valley Circle and Camino Alto, from the 2AM Club and proceeding along outbound Miller Avenue. Work crews will remove the underground concrete structures in preparation for paving in the Main Street section of the project between Willow Street and Reed Street/Valley Circle. The contractor will begin working on the new sidewalk at Valley Circle and Reed Street.

NOTE: All forecasted work is contingent on weather. Periods of heavy rain prevent work from occurring 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

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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.