Public Works

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The Public Works Department is responsible for designing, inspecting, and managing the City Capital Improvement Projects, including: 

  • City parks
  • Sidewalk and street construction / reconstruction
  • Street lights
  • Storm drains and sewer
  • Traffic signals


Current Projects

South Bayfront Bridge/Horton Landing Park

See here for more information.

Annual Street Rehab and Preventative Maintenance Project (FY 2019/2020) - Beginning October 2020

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Construction has started on this year’s annual paving project with concrete sidewalk work underway around town at various locations. We are soon to begin the pavement re-surfacing phase of our work starting on Monday 11/2 on 63rd Street.

  • GRIND AND REPAVE TREATMENT AREAS
     (November 2 - November 6)
    • 63rd Street (Overland Avenue to Vallejo Street)
    • Vallejo Street (Peabody Lane – Ocean Avenue)
  • SLURRY SEAL TREATMENT AREAS
     (November 5 - November 13)
    • Overland Avenue (62nd Street – 65th Street)
    • 62nd Street (Overland Avenue – Vallejo Street)
    • Doyle Street (Ocean Avenue – Powell Street)
    • Horton Street (62nd Street - Powell Street Overpass)
    • 59th Street (Horton Street – Hollis Street)
    • Peladeau Street (59th Street – Powell Street)
    • Yerba Buena Avenue (Adeline Street – City Limits)

Upcoming Construction Projects

San Pablo Avenue Midblock Crosswalk Project

This project entails crossing improvements at a new crosswalk in Emeryville at the following location: 

  • Midblock on San Pablo Avenue between 40th Street and Adeline Street

This project generally includes, but is not limited to, the reconstruction of asphalt pavement; construction of ADA ramps; new concrete median refuge area; reconstruction of concrete curb and gutter; replacement of traffic striping and markings; installation of Rapid Rectangular Flashing Beacon (RRFB) crosswalk systems; and installation of signs.


Completed Construction Projects

ATP Greenway Crossing Improvements at 65th, 66th, and 67th Streets

This project entails crossing improvements at three crosswalks in Emeryville at the following locations: 

  • 65th Street at Emeryville Greenway Trail
  • 66th Street at Emeryville Greenway Trail
  • 67th Street at Emeryville Greenway Trail

This project generally includes, but is not limited to, the reconstruction of asphalt pavement; construction of new concrete raised crosswalks; reconstruction of concrete curb and gutter; replacement of traffic striping and markings; installation of pedestrian/bicycle traffic detection systems; and installation of signs.

Powell Overhead Joint Seal Replacement and Deck Seal Project

Work on the City of Emeryville’s Powell Overhead Joint Seal Replacement and Deck Seal Project was completed in December 2019. This project repaired asphalt concrete at the eastern bridge approach, replaced deteriorated joint seals on the bridge deck and sealed the bridge deck with a methacrylate seal.