The streets around San Francisco’s bustling Union Square are back in order after a temporary construction moratorium on the Central Subway Project was called for holiday shoppers. Critics say that consideration wasn’t extended to North Beach and Chinatown.
A tunnel-boring machine that has been slowly carving out the path for San Francisco’s new Central Subway system will pass under Market Street next week and could cause BART delays, Municipal Transportation Agency officials said.
San Francisco Municipal Railway has a long way to go to meet the transportation needs of the future, according to population growth projections presented at Monday’s Board of Supervisors hearing.
Tunneling work for the Central Subway project in San Francisco is set to begin in the coming weeks, with the underground work beginning at 4th and Harrison streets.
The question of what to do with two huge tunnel boring machines that will dig the hole for the Central Subway project in San Francisco is generating more controversy.
Local and federal officials were set to make a major funding announcement for San Francisco’s Central Subway project Thursday, one day after a group opposing the project filed a lawsuit seeking to halt construction.
While city officials approved plans for a Union Square station on the Central Subway, opponents said they could file lawsuits to put the brakes on the project with the hope of derailing it entirely.
Most would agree that navigating San Francisco’s busy Union Square has always been a challenge – but it is about to get much worse, with some major work beginning Monday morning.
An amendment to the latest U.S. transportation funding bill could stop construction of San Francisco’s much-debated Central Subway in its tracks.
Crews plan to start digging up a square block of San Francisco Tuesday for a new subway tunnel to Chinatown, even though funding remains up in the air.