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Posted on: June 30, 2022

East Blithedale Construction Update - June 30, 2022

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Work is underway to rehabilitate the roadway, giving the community a better driving surface, as well as repairing the aging sewer system to provide better sewage flows for residences and businesses. Work crews will install permanent traffic signs this week.

New Permanent Traffic Pattern Change (Ashford / Meadow):

Starting Tuesday, June 28, 2022:  A mountable median island was placed to block the slip lane into Ashford Avenue from westbound Blithedale Avenue. Please note the new crosswalk on Ashford Avenue near the Chevron gas station.

birdseye of Ashford Ave at Medow Drive showing new slip lane implementation.

New This Week:

East Blithedale Rehabilitation Phase 1 (between Tower Drive and Amicita Avenue):
Argonaut Constructors will set permanent traffic signs. Please note that work crews have not yet completed the full traffic striping and anticipate changing striping conditions. Argonaut is building the mountable median island. The new configuration restricts vehicle access onto Ashford Ave. and permits bikes and emergency vehicles only.

East Blithedale Rehabilitation Phase 2 (between Sunnyside Avenue and Mesa Avenue):
Argonaut's sanitary sewer crew is working to rehabilitate service lateral connections between Millwood Street and Sunnyside Avenues along the Northside. Also, they are making spot repairs to the sewer main. The estimated completion of this work is now July 11, 2022. 

Marin Municipal Water District Pipeline Replacement
MMWD will perform waterline service connections along East Blithedale between Amicita Avenue and Elm Avenue (Alta Vista). Crew will pothole for utility conflicts between Alta Vista and Dell Lane.

Left to right: new crosswalk and lane closure on Ashford, sewer lateral rehab, and new pavement.

Upcoming Work: Week of July 4th

  • Phase 1: Complete signing and striping, general site cleanup and minor repairs the existing concrete sidewalk caused during construction.
  • Phase 2: Start the demo and saw cut work for the new sidewalks and curb and gutter between Elm and Amicita.  Work on the rehabilitation of sanitary sewer lateral between Millwood Street and Sunnyside Avenue along the Southside. 
  • Phase 3: Remove and replace concrete sidewalks at Sycamore Avenue and Sunnyside Avenue. Remove and replace concrete curb, curb & gutter. Install new ADA curb ramps on the Northside of East Blithedale Avenue between Elm Avenue and Camino Alto.

Thank You for Your Patience During Construction

City and Construction Management staff are making efforts to mitigate construction impacts and are collaborating with the Mill Valley Chamber of Commerce to coordinate and notify local businesses of the planned work. City and Construction Management staff are available to answer questions and review concerns. The City of Mill Valley would like to send out a special thank you to the Mill Valley community for your patience during construction.

Contact Us:
Direct Project Manager:
John Collins
jcollins@cityofmillvalley.org
(510)774-9039
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