This Cross Alameda Trail segment is almost complete! Join the City, stakeholders and funders for the Grand Opening Celebration on Saturday, February 29th, from 10am to Noon! (Note: Rain will cancel the event, which would then be re-scheduled for March 14.)
On February 11, 2019, the City of Alameda began construction of this long-awaited 0.9 mile segment of the Cross Alameda Trail. Press release
Construction activities will take place between February 2019 and February 2020.
General schedule as of 01/06/20:
Webster St to Constitution Way: Since December, the contractor has been actively be working in this area. This includes concrete, electrical, traffic signal and roadway reconstruction, and striping improvements. All improvements in this area are anticipated to complete by mid-February.
Main to Webster Streets: The grading for the new trail and landscaped areas in this segment is almost complete, and most of the new trails have been paved. The first portion of the new trail was opened from Main St to Poggi St on 01/02/20, with the remaining portion to Webster anticipated by late January. The remaining work will be focused on completing the fine grading and improved concrete curb ramps at 5th, West Campus and Webster. New concrete construction work – new sidewalks and curb ramps – will go through January. The City will attempt to schedule the locations of the work to minimize impacts to adjacent residents, schools and businesses. Other activities include installing the new plantings, irrigation systems and site furnishings – such as benches & bike lockers - this work will be completed by late January.
All durations are estimates and some delays may occur, including due to inclement weather.
Soil Remediation and Monitoring:
All soil remediation is complete and existing soil is now covered with new clean fill material, from Main to Webster. During these grading activities the site was electronically monitored for airborne air and dust contaminants, both on-site and off-site. Alerts were automatically issued to the Project Team and Contractor to be immediately resolved if and when County-dictated air quality thresholds were exceeded.
To view any of this project-related air quality (or other compliance) data, please visit: https://geotracker.waterboards.ca.gov/profile_report.asp?global_id=T10000006774. This link, by Alameda County Department of Environmental Health, provides public access to State Water Resources Board’s project-specific ‘GeoTracker’ website, an internet-accessible database system used by State, Regional, and local agencies, to track and archive compliance data – in this case specifically for the CAT/RAMP + Gap Project. This website provides ready access to a large variety of documents and information, including – but not limited to:
Regulatory Activities and Environmental Data
Site Maps and Environmental Soil Borings
Investigative Reports and Soil Import Approvals
Remedial Action Plans and Risk Assessment Reports
Air/Dust Monitoring Work Plans, Activities, and Alerts
During construction, please:
Use the existing sidewalks on the north side of RAMP as temporary construction fencing will be erected on the south side, prohibiting any public or private use of this active construction zone. The fencing will be in place to keep pedestrians out of the active work site, which includes contaminated soil work.
Questions or concerns regarding construction should be directed to:
- Construction Manager: Steve Patterson, 510-701-0319, firstname.lastname@example.org
- Public Works Project Manager: Jack Dybas, 510-747-7948, email@example.com
- Contractor: McGuire and Hester, Brian Thompson, 510-632-7676
The City realizes this construction will have short-term impacts on people living and visiting Alameda. The City and Contractor will work to minimize disruption, as much as possible, to all who use the corridor and will keep neighboring property owners and the community informed. Patience is appreciated, as the City works to complete this major capital improvement project.