• City of San Rafael Third Street Improvement Project Updates

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    August 24, 2022
    August 22 – August 26:
    • Crews will complete trenching and installing new water main on Third Street between Irwin Street and Hetherton Street.
    • Continue the installation of conduit and the excavation of light pole foundations at the intersection of Second Street and East Street.
    • Crews will resume directional drilling of Fiber Optic Cable on Third Street.  
    • Sanitary sewer rehabilitation: crews will continue installing new sewer pipe and laterals by open trench method in the westbound lanes of Second Street from Ida Street to Fourth Street.
    • Replacing concrete curb ramps and sidewalks on Second Street between West Street and Marquard Avenue.  
    • Continue drilling soil anchors for the new retaining wall on Second Street.
    • Crews will start placing shotcrete retaining wall on Second Street.
    • Saturday August 27, 2022 from 8:00am to 6:00pm, Crews will apply a slurry seal on the westbound lanes of Third Street between San Rafael High School and Union Street.  Alternating lanes will be closed during the work.
    • Beginning August 22, 2022, PG&E will begin its electrical relocation project on Second Street from Fourth Street to Miramar Avenue.
    • The stairway from Second Street to Jessup Street (south of Ida Street) is closed.
    • For the Lane Shift on Second Street the posted speed limit is 25 mph, drivers should be aware of changed conditions and be alert.
    • Traffic Controls (temporary signs, message boards, traffic cones, delineators and detour signs) will be put in place to direct motorists through the work area.
    • Curb parking spaces will be marked “No Parking.”
    The hours of work will be 6:00am - 6:00pm and lane closures 6:00am - 3:00pm on Third Street and Second Street westbound, and 9:00am - 6:00pm on Second Street eastbound.