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Posted on: September 22, 2022

East Blithedale Construction Update - September 23, 2022

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East Blithedale Avenue Open for Through Traffic

East Blithedale Avenue is now open to through traffic between Camino Alto and Downtown Mill Valley. Motorists may experience localized closures or flagged one-way traffic control until May 2023.

Crews continue working on East Blithedale Avenue between Sunnyside Avenue and Amicita Avenue to allow for ongoing sanitary sewer and concrete work, which involves replacing curb ramps, curbs, gutters, sidewalks, and driveways.

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Downtown Concrete Rehabilitation 

The concrete work taking place Downtown will progress east from Sunnyside Avenue to Grove Street. Flagged one-way traffic control is in effect and street parking on East Blithedale Avenue is available opposite the construction.

What Is Happening This Upcoming Week: September 26th 

  • East Blithedale Rehabilitation Phase 2 (between Locust Avenue and Elm Avenue (west)): Argonaut Constructors will continue concrete work along East Blithedale Avenue (south side). There will be flagged one-way traffic control. Pedestrians may use the north side sidewalk.
  • East Blithedale Rehabilitation Phase 3 (between Sunnyside Avenue and Grove Street):  Argonaut Constructors will continue concrete work along the north side of East Blithedale Avenue. Storm drain system improvements will begin between Sunnyside Avenue and Grove Street. Motorists should expect minor delays with flagged one-way traffic control.

Upcoming Work: Week of October 3rd 

  • Phase 2: Argonaut Constructors will continue concrete work along East Blithedale Avenue (south side). Work crews will conduct storm drain system work at the corners of East Blithedale Avenue and Mesa Avenue and East Blithedale Avenue and Alta Vista Avenue.
  • Phase 3: Argonaut Constructors will continue concrete work and storm drain system improvements between Sunnyside Avenue and Grove Street.

This Past Week In Photos:

Placement of new sidewalk and curb ramp
Placement of new sidewalk and curb ramp.
Lowering water services near Downtown
Lowering water services near Downtown.
Curb ramp demolition at Locust Ave
Curb ramp demolition at Locust Ave.
Curb and gutter demolition between Locust and Elm (West)
Curb & gutter demolition between Locust Avenue and Elm (West).

Thank You for Your Patience

City and Construction Management staff continue to mitigate construction impacts and are collaborating with the Mill Valley Chamber of Commerce to coordinate and notify local businesses of the planned work. The project team is available to answer questions and review concerns. The City of Mill Valley would like to send out a special thank you to the Mill Valley community for your patience during construction.

Contact Us:

Direct Project Contact Information 24/7: (628) 238-0221
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