Weekday construction closure on Ralston to last at least three months

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Weekday construction closure on Ralston Ave. to last at least three months
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Starting Wednesday, Jan. 12, a portion of Ralston Ave. will face weekday traffic closures, with only residential and emergency access allowed, to enable construction.

The East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD) plans to install a water main and to recconect any associated lines will fully close Ralston between construction hours of 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, weather-permitting. The roadway will be reopened at the end of each workday. Delivery of regular services to the neighborhood will not be impacted, officials said.

The work, which will not be done on federally-observed holidays, will last through Friday, April 29, barring unforseen circumstances.

“Residents can expect pavement saw cutting, trenching, staging of equipment and materials, temporary road closures to through traffic and loss of some street parking, in phases,” County officials said. “Some dust and noise can also be expected during the hours of construction. Residents will still have access to their homes/driveways. There will be traffic control throughout the work area so drivers should expect delays. ‘No Parking’ signs will be posted 72 hours in advance of work. Final paving will follow several months after pipeline installation.”