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.
Construction of the underground extension of San Francisco Muni’s T-Third line, better known as the Central Subway Project, is set to mark a milestone in the construction phase Tuesday – setting up some notable traffic disruptions.
When complete in an estimated 7 years, the 1.7 mile Central Subway will connect San Francisco’s South of Market to Chinatown.
San Francisco’s Mayor Lee says the city is forging ahead with a $235 million Chinatown Station as part of the city’s Central Subway Project.
Federal officials have given San Francisco the green light to proceed with major construction work for its $1.6 billion subway expansion project.
San Francisco’s Muni does a poor job of preventing cost overruns on transit projects, according to a new audit, which also reports that 29 projects are averaging almost 600 days behind schedule.