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For more information about the BART Earthquake Safety Program, please call the Project Information Line at (510) 874-7425, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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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.
- 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 Berkeley, Concord, Daly City, Hayward, Lafayette, West Oakland, East Oakland, North Oakland, Orinda, Pleasant Hill, San Francisco, 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
- Orinda, Pleasant Hill/Contra Costa Centre and Walnut Creek stations
- Elevated structures in Albany, El Cerrito, Fremont, Richmond and San Leandro
Construction Tentatively Scheduled to Begin in 2013
- Bay Fair, Coliseum/Oakland Airport, Fremont, Fruitvale, Hayward, San Leandro, South Hayward and Union City stations
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.
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 email@example.com.
For more information about projects in Oakland, call the Project Information Line at (510) 874-7425
or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Earthquake Safety construction at Coliseum/Oakland Airport and Fruitvale stations in tentatively scheduled to begin in 2014.
Earthquake Safety construction on elevated structures between Lake Merritt Station and Coliseum/Oakland Airport Station is tentatively scheduled to begin in 2014.
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 email@example.com.
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.
July 2012 to Early 2014
Earthquake Upgrade work at Orinda station will be requiring a temporary lane closure and intermittent night work.
Walnut Creek Station
March 2012 to Late 2013
Pleasant Hill/Contra Costa Centre Station
September 2011 to Mid-2013
For more information about projects in Berkeley, Albany, El Cerrito and Richmond, call the
Project Information Line at (510) 412-5546 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Elevated Structures in Albany and El Cerrito
October 2011 to Mid-2014
This project includes the reinforcement of elevated structures throughout Albany, Berkeley and El Cerrito. During construction, segments of the Ohlone Greenway will be closed to bicycles and pedestrians. Users of the Ohlone Greenway will need to access local city streets to detour around the closures. Vehicle traffic should not be affected.
Below are the approximate construction start dates and locations of work. Please watch for suggested detours, and look for signs with safety information and other notices.
Ohlone Greenway Closings
Solano Ave. to Portland Ave. (Albany)
Moeser Ln. to Portola Ave. (El Cerrito)
Portola Ave. to Manila Ave. (El Cerrito)
Central Ave. to Stockton Ave. (El Cerrito)
Note: All dates are subject to change.
Elevated Structures in Richmond
June 2012 to Early 2014
This project includes the reinforcement of elevated structures throughout Richmond. Construction is underway where BART crosses 22nd Street, 23rd Street, Broadway and Carlson Boulevard. During construction you can expect temporary sidewalk closures, lane closures, and some temporary reduction of available street parking.
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 email@example.com.
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.
Elevated Structures along San Leandro Street from Coliseum/Oakland Airport Station to the San Leandro Border
Elevated Structures from the Oakland Border to Bay Fair Station
Elevated Structures in North Oakland along Martin Luther King Jr. Way from 47th Street in Oakland to 62nd Street in Berkeley.
El Cerrito Del Norte Station
Alameda Creek and Union Pacific Railroad grade separations
Elevated Structures in Berkeley
Elevated Structures in West Oakland, between the Transbay Tube Portal and Interstate 880
El Cerrito Plaza Station
Elevated Structures in Hayward and Union City
Elevated Structures in San Francisco and Daly City
Elevated Structures in West Oakland, between Interstate 880 and Martin Luther King Jr. Way
Elevated Structues in Orinda, Lafayette, Walnut Creek, Pleasant Hill and Concord
Hayward Parking Structure
El Cerrito del Norte Parking Structure
West Oakland Station
Daly City Station
Daly City Parking Structure
Walnut Creek Station Parking Structure
Concord Station Parking Structure
Pleasant Hill/Contra Costa Centre Station Parking Structure
Lake Merritt Station
San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA/Muni) Church Street Station (Owned by BART)
Last Updated: September 27, 2013