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 was unable to perform any work due to the inclement weather throughout the week.
What is happening this week:
Work crews are continuing to do excavation, demolition and concrete work for future center island medians on Miller Avenue between Evergreen Avenue and Super Duper Burger at 430 Miller Avenue. The contractor demolished the existing concrete sidewalk and placed new sidewalk in the Passage area of Miller Avenue between Millwood Street and Sunnyside Avenue, as well as in the Gateway area between Valley Circle and Camino Alto. Work crews continue to install electrical light pole foundations and service points in the center island medians and along the south side of Miller Avenue. Due to the current weather forecast, the contractor expects to work through Wednesday, with work on Thursday and Friday dependent on weather conditions.
What to expect in the next few weeks:
Work crews will be off on Monday, February 20 for President's Day. Starting Tuesday, the contractor will continue the installation of electrical light pole foundations and service points in the center island medians and along the south side of Miller Avenue. The contractor will place the irrigation systems and planting soil in the center island medians between Willow Street and Valley Circle. Work crews will continue the demolition of the existing concrete sidewalk and placement of the new sidewalk in the Passage area of Miller Avenue between Millwood Street and Sunnyside Avenue, as well as in the Gateway area between Valley Circle and Camino Alto.
ROAD/LANE CLOSURES - Tues 2/21 - Friday 2/24:
Road Closure: The contractor will close a portion of La Goma Street during daytime hours (8 am to 5 pm) for 2-3 days for the placement of underground check valves and a storm drain manhole.
Lane Closure: Work crews will work on the sidewalk crossing at the intersection of Camino Alto and Miller Avenue. The right-hand turn lane from Camino Alto onto Miller Ave will be closed. Turns will be permitted from the travel lanes. Pedestrian detours will be in place.
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:
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.
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.
Construction Specific Questions – Please contact Mark Thrailkill with 4LEAF Construction Management at phone (415)328-6972 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
General Questions – Please contact Becky Murray, Administrative Assistant, City of Mill Valley at
phone (415)384-4835 or email email@example.com
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 firstname.lastname@example.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.