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Click on the links below to see pictures of each project update.
See a list of Completed Projects here.

Long-Term Parking (DPW 13-06)

April 1, 2015
Attached is a new photo update of the additional parking lot under construction for the North County Transportation Center. A more detailed description of work is included.

March 18, 2015
Work is progressing along. They should be done with most of the concrete curbs, gutters, etc work this week and will now concentrate on getting the area ready for pervious concrete, pervious pavers, and placement of base and the trash enclosure.

March 5, 2015
new photos and progress at the former Boatel Mini-storage with the construction of a parking lot. The Contractor is progressing well. Please be careful when travelling through this area because of this construction. There is also construction going on along the west side of Pine Street across from the Train Station so lots going on in this vicinity.

February 23, 2015
The Long Term Parking Lot project is underway. This is the area where there was an old mini-storage across from Robbins Field. City put together a project to convert to a long term parking lot. The project is funded with a combination of sources: Transit Funds along with a San Luis Obispo Council of Governments Park and Ride Grant and a Proposition 1B Grant (for lights).

Spring Street Repairs - 16th to 24th

October 2, 2014
The City's Contractor will be distributing the attached letter to the residents/businesses that front along Spring Street between 16th and 24th. This is to notify them of the City's upcoming project to repair this segment of Spring Street funded with 1/2 Cent Sales Tax monies. The first phase of work is to repair/replace old water valves. Then after Pioneer Day, they will begin replacing old sewer lines that cross Spring Street at 19th and 23rd. There will be some work to replace/repair some old concrete curbs, gutters etc. After that, paving will take place.

Airport Fuel Facility (DPW 12-13a)

March 20, 2015
Here are some impressive photos of the fuel facility tanks being placed at the City's new Fuel Facility at the Airport.  There are two new tanks being installed. The "small" one weighs 46,000 lbs (empty) and the larger one is 58,000 lbs. The crane is rated for 140 tons! The new facility is located just south of the Airport Terminal.

January 8, 2015
228 cubic yards of concrete have been placed at the Airport's Fuel Facility.

Union Road Improvements
Kleck to Montebello Oaks (DPW 12-08)

March 28, 2015
The Gas Company is continuing with their work.  They started at Kleck and are now well past Walnut.  They need to place their lines all the way to Montebello Oaks so they will be here for awhile.

In the meantime, as directed by Council, the project improvements was expanded from Montebello Oaks to Prospect.  So while waiting for the Gas Company, the City's contractor is working along this segment as can be seen on the photos.  This segment is open to traffic and the Contractor is handling traffic via traffic control with cones and signage so please be careful as you travel in this area.

March 11, 2015
The Gas Company is on-site and installing the permanent gas mains.  They will be performing this work for a month.  Then the Contractor will return and continue with the work.

March 4, 2015
As the attached photos show, all walls (No. 1, 2, 3) for the Union Road project are now 90% complete. They will still need to be painted, covered with anti-graffiti material, and cable railings/fencing constructed at the top.

February 4, 2015
As stated previously, because Wall No. 1 is almost 600 feet long (though only 4-5 foot high), its construction is being done at different phases as can be seen on the attached photos.

January 27, 2015
As the photos show, Wall No. 2 and 3 (the two 12-15 foot high walls on the south side) are just about done. The only thing left is the surface treatment (paint and anti-graffiti coating) and rails and fencing on top. Attached are also photos of Contractor now working on Wall No. 1.  While this wall is shorter (4-5 feet high), it is extra long - almost 600 feet.  This wall is along the north side of Union

January 15, 2015
Work is continuing to progress at Wall No. 2 and 3 with installation of drainage behind the wall and beginning to place backfill material. Footings for Wall No. 1 has also been excavated. Wall No. 1 is smaller in height and magnitude and is located on the north side of Union Road.

January 2, 2015
These are photos of the different stages of construction for Wall No. 3. The tall walls (Wall No. 2 and 3) are now 80% complete. The Contractor will now begin work on 2 smaller walls, both on the north side of Union Road. At the same time, he will begin placing backfill materials behind Wall No. 2 and 3.

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December 22, 2014
The Contractor is making good progress on Walls 2 & 3. The construction of these walls are the "critical path" items of work. Wall No. 2 & 3 are the tallest and the most time extensive walls to be built. There are two other walls to be built on the north side (Wall No. 1 & 4) that are not quite as tall. Once Wall No. 2 & 3 are completed, they will switch with the construction of Wall No. 1 & 4.

December 5, 2014
Continuing progress with the construction of two 12-14 feet tall retaining walls at the south side of Union east of Walnut.

November 19, 2014
Retaining wall construction. Wall 2 is just east of Walnut; Wall 3 is east of Wall 2.

November 11, 2014
Two 12-14 foot high retaining walls need to be constructed for this project. Both are on the south side and are east of Walnut. The concrete footing for the wall just east of Walnut has been poured and the contractor is now working on installing vertical re-bars. The second wall footing has been excavated and once the footings are formed, then concrete for the footing of that wall will be poured and then vertical rebars installed.

November 4, 2014
The Contractor has completed road excavation to sub-grade. They will now concentrate on constructing the retaining walls. Note that the high retaining walls are going to be on the south side of the road and range up to 12-14 feet in height.

October 2, 2014
The contractor has excavated and removed the old concrete and asphalt from the existing road. The concrete being removed was the old highway before Hwy 46 east was constructed.

September 26, 2014
Waterlines have been completed and the new mains are now connected and "live". Contractor is installing storm drain pipes and cutting back slopes to install the two 12-14 high retaining walls at the south side of the road. This will provide a wider road to accommodate future bike lanes on both sides of road and sidewalk on the north side.

September 19, 2014
The water main is complete and the Contractor is now installing water services and fire hydrants to the new main.

46 East/13th Street Bridge (DPW 06-01A)

May 9, 2014
Work at 24th Street behind Denny's includes the storm drain system under the Hwy 101 Bridge (installed and backfilled), Curb and Gutter at the new widened ramp installed, Lean Concrete base has been installed for the widened ramp. More work described in the attached pdf.

April 2, 2014
Papich is continuing with drainage work, signal pole, grading and preparing old southbound Hwy 101 ramp at 24th street by Denny’s. This week they are continuing with final grading on the old ramp to get it to the point of placing base and final asphalt in the next couple of weeks.

March 17, 2014
Papich is now working at the 24th Street area of Highway 101/46East, excavating the old ramp in order to re-construct it per Caltrans requirements.  A new storm drain is also under construction under the Hwy 101 bridge.

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January 30, 2014
As the attached photos show, final asphalt paving was completed at 13th Street Bridge deck. Work performed the nights of January 29 and 30, 2014.

January 15, 2014
Papich will be removing the K-rails currently at the bridge. This area will then be available for traffic to use for northbound right turn lane at Riverside.

October 18, 2013
The area east of the Bridge (in front of Palla Bldg) has been graded/base placed and compacted and ready for concrete curb, gutter and sidewalks for quite some time.

October 14, 2013
Photo updates of the work at the 13th Street Bridge, north side.  The work progress may not be as noticeable because they are now installing storm drain pipes.

September 24, 2013
Work is progressing on the north side of the bridge with the installation of a new bridge barrier and new signal poles. Fencing along Riverside is also being removed and replaced. Work is on schedule for the WHOLE project (bridge, new on/off ramps at 17th Street, dual southbound ramps from Hwy 46, improvements along Riverside) to be completed, Summer 2014.

September 10, 2013
Retaining walls under bridge are complete and backfilled (9/5/13).
Utility boxes and conduits in place under future sidewalk (9/6/13).
Sidewalk rebar and bridge barrier rebar at 13th St. Bridge are in place (9/10/13).
East of bridge catwalk in place – workers will use
as they construct the bridge barrier (9/10/13).

August 16, 2013
Existing sidewalk, curb, gutter east of 13th Street (north side) removed.
Forms on retaining wall below 13th Street Bridge have been removed.
Forms and concrete placed on abutment wall east side of bridge.
Contractor performing backfill and compaction for retaining wall below 13th Street Bridge.

July 30, 2013
Demo of bridge abutment at east end of bridge.
Retaining wall at west end of bridge is formed.
Demo of bridge abutment at east end of bridge.

July 18-25, 2013
The old barrier and sidewalk of the bridge has been removed. The contractor is now working on the large retaining wall that is needed to support the future widened curb return at 13th and Riverside.

June 28, 2013
Papich is proceeding with the next phase of work at the 13th St Bridge/17th off/on ramp/46east on-ramp project. Details are listed in the attached PDF.
They will also be buttoning up the area by July 15th and work will be on pause until after the Mid-State Fair.

June 10, 2013
The plywood screens on top of the K-rails have been removed.  This is in preparation of the work for June 11th at 8PM.

The bridge will be closed to traffic (between Riverside and Paso Robles Street) at 8PM Tuesday night and will open again by 6AM on Wednesday, June 12th. The K rails currently on the south side will be moved to the north side so that work may begin on the north side of the bridge. Current lane configurations on the bridge will remain the same but will be re-striped to shift to the south. 

May 16, 2013
Installed the panels for the railings on the barrier over Highway 101.
Re-installing catwalk to the north side.
Moving the project to the north and opening up the south side of the bridge.

Feb - March 2013
Sidewalk, curb and gutter east of the bridge is completed.
New signal pole on southwest corner Paso Robles/13th.
All underground utilities east of the Bridge has been relocated.
Fencing behind the Event Center property is 80% complete.

Jan-Feb 2013
Work at the bridge is about 70% complete.
Papich also has a crew performing the grading of the new off/on ramps at 17th and Riverside.
Work behind the Event Center is also on-going.
South side of the bridge is slated for completion by late Spring/early summer and then will re-open.

December 2012
Installation of temporary barrier and walkway.
Compaction and backfill of southwest abutment; Southeast wall complete.
Sidewalk grading; storm drains installed.

November 2012
Rebar installed for new sidewalks and concrete barriers.
Backfill and compaction behind southwest abutment wall.
Southeast abutment formed and concrete installed and curing.

October 2012
In addition to the work at the bridge, contractors have been working at the Paso Robles Event Center
New signal installed at 24th Street.

August 14, 2012
ATT is continuing to work in installing new conduits.
Papich is continuing with the wall as shown in the photos.

July 26, 2012
Photos show rebar being installed for the retaining wall that is needed to support the widened curb return that will be constructed at the southeast corner 13th and Riverside. Earlier this week, the rebar was completed and concrete was placed. The concrete is now curing before they take out the forms and then begin structural backfill for the retaining wall.

July 18, 2012
Removed the old bridge barrier and portions of the sidewalk.
ATT has placed new conduits in the sidewalk.
Installed storm drain lines along Hwy 101.
Installed shoring plates below the 13th street bridge at Riverside.

HWY 101/46 West Interchange Modification Project

Project information



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