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NSCFM-Sewer Force Main, Water Main Relocation & Replacement, and Pavement Renovation

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CONSTRUCTION UPDATE

Spear Street Market to Mission - Construction remains on hiatus. SFPUC engineers are continuing to meet with utility providers to locate and resolve any underground utility conflicts.

Spear Street at Howard - Construction crews finished the installation of two new catch basins at the northeast corner of Spear and Howard Streets. These will help mitigate stormwater flows. This temporary paving will remain in place until the completion of the project when the street permanent surface will be restored.

Drumm Street - Restoration of the brick work adjacent to the cable car turn-around at California/Market streets is underway. The sidewalk in front of EC4 is being restored with the installation of new tiles to match the EC pattern.

Project's Regular Work Days & Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 A.M. to 8:00 P.M. (notification will be provided for weekend/night-work)


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Project Description

The existing North Shore force main serves more than 350,000 people by transporting combined wastewater – sanitary sewage and stormwater – from the northeast part of San Francisco to the Southeast Wastwater Treatment Plant for treatment. The existing force main is near the end of its useful life and in need of repair. The completion of this new sewer project will enable the rehabilitation of the existing sewer line and ensure continued service to residents and businesses of San Francisco.

 

 

 


North Shore circa 1869 to Present Day 

North Shore Shoreline circa 1869 North Shore shoreline present day

Comparing the Embarcadero wharf from centuries ago with today’s built up environment, helps us understand the difficulties the design engineers and contractor constantly struggle with as they encounter unmarked piers, buried brick sewers and other remains from the 1800s. 

 

 

 

 

Project Information

  • CONSTRUCTION START
    July 2012
  • CONSTRUCTION FINISH
    May 2015
  • COST
    $15,488,000
  • PROJECT PHASE
    Construction

Additional Information

Spear St Detour

Project Alignment Map for Sewer Construction Work 

Drumm Street Notice

Spear Street Notice

 

 

Contact Us

Steve Kech
skech@sfwater.org
(415) 551-4569