TAKE A LUNCH HOUR TOUR OF BRANCIFORTE BIKE PED BRIDGE PROJECT, EAST CLIFF EMERGENCY REPAIR AND MORE MAY 22-25

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You are invited to family-friendly tours of our current City construction projects Monday, May 22, through Thursday, May 25, from 12:15 to 12:45 p.m. in celebration of National Public Works Week.

If coastal erosion and the process to relocate 150 feet of failing handrail, sidewalk and sanitary sewer line away from a local bluff interests you, the East Cliff Drive Sidewalk/Sewer Relocation project tour is Monday, May 22. Meet Senior Civil Engineer Steve Wolfman in front of the Natural History Museum, 1305 East Cliff Drive.

 

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The East Cliff sidewalk/sewer Relocation Project (aka the East Cliff Emergency Repair Project) will also remove a portion of damaged coastal concrete sack wall.

 

Tuesday, May 23, is your chance to learn about the Branciforte Bicycle Pedestrian Bridge Project from Associate Engineer Nathan Nguyen. Both an active transportation bridge from San Lorenzo Park over Branciforte Creek and a paved multi-use path under the Soquel Avenue Bridge are being built. Meet at the south end of San Lorenzo Park at the Dakota Street Bridge.

 

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The Branciforte Bicycle Pedestrian Bridge Project will complete the gap in the 5-mile Riverwalk system that runs north-south through the center of Santa Cruz.

 

Associate Engineer Ricardo Valdés will explain project details and answer questions about the Measure H Overlay Street Paving Project that is repaving arterial and collector streets on Wednesday, May 24. Meet in front of Pacific Inn Santa Cruz, 330 Ocean St.

 

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Streets slated for Measure H repair can be viewed on the City’s website: www.cityofsantacruz.com/publicworks.

 

Finally, on Thursday, May 25, meet at Pacheco Dog Park on Pacheco Avenue fora tour of the Eastside Alley Sewer Project. This project will replace about 7,500 lineal feet of deteriorating clay sewer pipeline with new polyvinyl chloride (PVC) pipeline. Senior Civil Engineer Steve Wolfman will describe the project and answer questions.

 

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The Eastside Alley Sewer Project will replace sanitary sewer mains in the streets and alleys bounded by Prospect Heights, Trevethan Avenue, Allerton Street, Morrissey Boulevard and Pacheco Avenue.

 

We look forward to greeting you at each site with construction hats for the kids!

 

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More information about the free-of-charge tours is available at www.cityofsantacruz.com/publicworks.


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