Public Works Construction Advisory

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May 2022 through February 2023 - PG&E Gas Distribution System Upgrade 

Gas distribution system upgrade at the following locations, Monday - Friday from 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.:

Rocklin Drive from Union City Boulevard to Regents Boulevard

Anaheim Loop from Rocklin Drive to Rocklin Drive

Antioch Loop from Rocklin Drive to Rocklin Drive

Bel Aire Street from Rocklin Drive to Scotia Street

Bel Aire Court

Blythe Street from Bel Aire Street to Jean Drive

Scotia Street from Bel Aire Street to Blythe Street

Construction will begin on Monday May 16th and is scheduled for completion in February 2023. The project consists of underground directional boring and excavation in the roadway for placement of gas pipeline, installation of electrolysis test stations, and establishment of traffic control. 

For More Information, contact Permit Coordinator Eddie Yu at  eddiey@unioncity.org or call 510-675-5303 with any questions or comments.

Project Map

November 2021 through April 2022 - Installation of Fiber Optic Cable 

Installation of fiber optic cable at the following locations, Monday - Friday from 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.:

  1. Whipple Road from Hayman Street to Central Avenue
  2. Central Avenue from Whipple Road to Alvarado-Niles Road
  3. Alvarado-Niles Road form Central Avenue to Decoto Road
  4. Decoto Road from Alvarado-Niles Road to Alameda Creek

The project is in construction and consists of underground directional boring for placement of locate wire & fiber, installation of traffic valve boxes, excavation in the roadway, and establishment of traffic control. Traffic delays, traffic congestion and noise can be expected during construction. The contractor will provide proper traffic control for their operations to ensure construction zone is safe for all users of the roadway. 

For More Information, contact Permit Coordinator Eddie Yu at  eddiey@unioncity.org or call 510-675-5303 with any questions or comments.

Project Map - Fiber Optic Cable

Project History

Public Works approved Bandwidth Infrastructure Group’s encroachment permit application for installation of fiber optic in August 2021.

Mid-October & November 2021 - Dyer Street Paving

Dyer Street Paving from Deborah Drive to Alvarado Boulevard from 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. At least one lane of traffic in each direction will be operational and access to driveways shall be accommodated during construction. The contractor will provide proper traffic control for their operations to ensure construction zone is safe for all users of the roadway and sidewalks.

For More Information, contact Project Engineer Trieu Tran at trieut@unioncity.org or call 510-675-5301 with any questions or comments.

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What to Expect During Construction

  • Typical construction work hours will be Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • 'No parking' signs will be posted on barricades 72 hours prior to work.
  • Avoid being towed in no parking zones by moving cars to driveways or other streets.
  • Expect possible delays and rough driving surfaces. Drive slowly through construction zones.
  • At periods of construction, some traffic lanes will be closed.
  • Emergency vehicles will have access at all times.
  • Garbage & recycling collection scheduled date/days should not be affected.

What to Expect After Construction

  • Roadway conditions will change on Dyer Street from Deborah Drive to Alvarado Boulevard
    • Bicycle lanes will be added to the roadway
    • Some parking will be impacted
    • Traffic delays or congestion are not expected to increase following construction

Project History

  • 2012 – 2012 Bicycle & Pedestrian Master Plan identified bicycle improvements along Dyer Street. 
  • 2016 - One Bay Area Grant Fund became available for eligible construction projects; the City submitted application for funding.
  • 2018 – The City began working with CALTRANS Local Assistance on project design in accordance with Federal Highway Administration requirements.
  • 2021 - Several public meetings, which were open to the public, were held with the City’s Bicycle & Pedestrian Action Committee and the Parks & Recreation Commission on project design and the need to meet City’s Strategic Plan Goals.
  • June 2021 - Project was advertised for bidding.
  • August 2021 - City Council awarded the Project at their August 10, 2021 Regular Meeting.