Construction starts on Pacheco Boulevard near Las Juntas Elementary School

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Contra Costa County Public Works has started construction to close a sidewalk gap on Pacheco Boulevard on either side of Las Juntas elementary School and west of Arthur Road, according to an announcement released by Public Information Officer Steve Padilla.

Construction work could be done as early as Sept. 25, but could continue through id-October, according to information provided by the Public Works department.

“The work consists of installing a sidewalk, curb and gutter at two locations, roadway widening and an extension of the concrete box-culvert in Vine Hill Creek,” the statement said.

It also involves removing and replacing concreted rock slope protection and installing a temporary stream diversion system.

Money for the project is coming from the State Active Transportation Program, Martinez Area-of-Benefit, Measure C revenues and gasoline taxes coming from the Senate Bill 1 road Repair and Accountability Act, Padilla’s statement said.

The contractor is W.R. Forde Associates, and John Honey is the project engineer.

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