Earthquake Safety Program Construction Updates


For More Information

For more information about the BART Earthquake Safety Program, please call the Project Information Line at (510) 874-7425, or email earthquakesafety@bart.gov.


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Major Earthquake Safety Construction in Progress

Current Retrofits

Transbay Tube/San Francisco/Daly City

Oakland

Orinda/Lafayette/Walnut Creek/Pleasant Hill/Concord

Berkeley/Albany/El Cerrito/Richmond

San Leandro/San Lorenzo/Hayward/Union City/Fremont

Completed Retrofits


Major Earthquake Safety Construction in Progress

As part of BART's ongoing systemwide Earthquake Safety Program, construction work is now in progress on several stations, structures and customer areas. Over the next several years, you will encounter work at various locations throughout the BART system. We appreciate your patience during this work, and will attempt to minimize construction-related noise, dust and inconvenience during the retrofit process. We anticipate the completion of all earthquake upgrades by 2018.

Construction Completed

  • Concord, Daly City, El Cerrito Plaza, El Cerrito Del Norte , Lafayette, Lake Merritt, MacArthur, Rockridge and West Oakland stations
  • San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA/Muni) Church Street Station (owned by BART)
  • Parking structures at Concord, Daly City, El Cerrito del Norte, Hayward, Pleasant Hill/Contra Costa Centre and Walnut Creek stations
  • Elevated structures in Albany, Berkeley, Concord, Daly City, El Cerrito, Fremont, Hayward, Lafayette, West Oakland, East Oakland, North Oakland, Orinda, Pleasant Hill, San Francisco, San Leandro, Union City and Walnut Creek
  • Transbay Tube Oakland Vibro-replacement and Ventilation Structure, Landside and Marine Vibro-replacement/Compaction Demonstration Programs and San Francisco Transition Structure

Construction in Progress

  • Hayward, Orinda, Pleasant Hill/Contra Costa Centre, San Leandro and Walnut Creek stations

Construction Tentatively Scheduled to Begin in 2014

  • Fremont and South Hayward stations
  • Elevated Structures in Oakland between Lake Merritt Station and Coliseum/Oakland Airport Station

The extent, hours and construction activities will vary at each location. Please watch for future updates with more details. As always, safety is BART's top priority. Our aim is to strengthen the BART system and facilities as quickly as possible, while maintaining BART service. We thank you again for your patience and cooperation.

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Current Retrofits

Please scroll down for information on the current status of upgrades throughout the system. For more details you may email the Earthquake Safety Program.


Transbay Tube/San Francisco/Daly City

For more information about projects in San Francisco and Daly City, call the Project Information Line

at (415) 678-4018 or email earthquakesafety@bart.gov.

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Oakland

For more information about projects in Oakland, call the Project Information Line at (510) 874-7425
or email earthquakesafety@bart.gov.

Stations

Earthquake Safety construction at Coliseum/Oakland Airport and Fruitvale stations in tentatively scheduled to begin in 2014.

Elevated Structures

 Earthquake Safety construction on elevated structures between Lake Merritt Station and Coliseum/Oakland Airport Station is tentatively scheduled to begin in 2014.

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Orinda/Lafayette/Walnut Creek/Pleasant Hill/Concord

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

For more information about projects in Orinda, Lafayette, Walnut Creek, Pleasant Hill and Concord, call the
Project Information Line at (925) 603-5342 or email earthquakesafety@bart.gov.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Orinda, Walnut Creek and Pleasant Hill/Contra Costa Centre Stations

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This project includes the reinforcement of elevated structures throughout the stations. During construction, pedestrian access in and around the stations will change and public parking will be reduced periodically.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Orinda Station
July 2012 to Late 2014

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earthquake Upgrade work at Orinda station will be requiring a temporary lane closure and intermittent night work.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Walnut Creek Station
March 2012 to Mid 2013

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pleasant Hill/Contra Costa Centre Station
September 2011 to Mid 2013

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Berkeley/Albany/El Cerrito/Richmond

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

For more information about projects in Berkeley, Albany, El Cerrito and Richmond, call the

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Project Information Line at (510) 412-5546 or email earthquakesafety@bart.gov.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Elevated Structures in Berkeley, Albany and El Cerrito

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earthquake upgrade work on the elevated structures in Berkeley, Albany, and El Cerrito has been completed.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Elevated Structures in Richmond

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earthquake upgrade work on the elevated structures in Richmond has been completed.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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San Leandro/San Lorenzo/Hayward/Union City/Fremont

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

For more information about projects in San Leandro, San Lorenzo, Hayward, Union City and Fremont,
call the Project Information Line at (510) 476-3876 or email earthquakesafety@bart.gov.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

San Leandro and Hayward Station

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This project includes the reinforcement of structures in and around the stations.  During construction you can expect temporary changes in parking, sidewalk closures, and closures inside the station.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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View information on upcoming parking changes at Hayward Station

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Completed Retrofits

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Project

Start Date

Completion Date

Elevated Structures along the Ohlone Greenway through Berkeley, Albany, El Cerrito, and Richmond.

October 2011

January 2014

Elevated Structures along San Leandro Street from Coliseum/Oakland Airport Station to the San Leandro Border

June 2012

August 2013

Elevated Structures from the Oakland Border to Bay Fair Station

June 2012

July 2013

Elevated Structures in North Oakland along Martin Luther King Jr. Way from 47th Street in Oakland to 62nd Street in Berkeley.

October 2011

June 2013

El Cerrito Del Norte Station

August 2011

May 2013

Alameda Creek and Union Pacific Railroad grade separations

December 2012

 April 2013

Elevated Structures in West Oakland, between the Transbay Tube Portal and Interstate 880

March 2011

April 2013

El Cerrito Plaza Station

July 2010

April 2013

Elevated Structures in Hayward and Union City

December 2012

February 2013

Elevated Structures in San Francisco and Daly City

April 2010

February 2012

Elevated Structures in West Oakland, between Interstate 880 and Martin Luther King Jr. Way

January 2011

February 2012

Lafayette Station

May 2011

January 2012

Elevated Structues in Orinda, Lafayette, Walnut Creek, Pleasant Hill and Concord

June 2010

January 2012

Hayward Parking Structure

May 2009

September 2011

Concord Station

August 2010

July 2011

El Cerrito del Norte Parking Structure

December 2008

March 2011

West Oakland Station

February 2009

February 2011

Daly City Station

April 2009

December 2010

Daly City Parking Structure

December 2008

May 2010

Walnut Creek Station Parking Structure

September 2009

April 2010

Concord Station Parking Structure

May 2009

April 2010

Pleasant Hill/Contra Costa Centre Station Parking Structure

December 2008

January 2010

Rockridge Station

December 2008

December 2009

Lake Merritt Station

May 2009

September 2009

MacArthur Station

April 2009

August 2009

San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA/Muni) Church Street Station (Owned by BART)

January 2009

June 2009

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Last Updated: June 12, 2014