Current Town Projects

Below is a list of current Town construction projects in Hillsborough.
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Proposed Eucalyptus Ave. Pathway and Tree Renewal Project:

The Town of Hillsborough is proposing to initiate a tree vegetation renewal program on Eucalyptus Avenue, between the 500 and 700 blocks of Eucalyptus Avenue. The proposed plan includes removing up to 15 aged, non-native Eucalyptus trees; installation of 50 plus local, native trees; landscaped, vegetated shoulders; the addition of approximately 1,400 feet of pedestrian pathways; and curb and gutter installation for improved storm water conveyance.

 Please feel free to review the conceptual plan here and provide any comments or concerns to John Iaquinto, the Town's project manager, can be reached at (650) 375-7444 or jiaquinto@hillsborough.net

Vista Tank Reconstruction Project:

This project consists of demolishing the existing steel water tank and pump station, and replacing it with a larger, seismically improved, concrete tank and pump station. The tank and pump station have been placed into service, with contract closeout remaining.

2016-2017 Sanitary Sewer Video Inspection Project:

This project consists of cleaning and videoing approximately 58,000 linear feet of existing sewer main. Town staff released this project for bidding in early March 2017, it was awarded by Council in May 2017, and construction began in July 2017. All work is now completed, and the project will be presented to Council for acceptance in August 2018.

Skyfarm II Tanks Recoating/Retrofit Project:

This project consists of recoating the exterior and interior of two 65,000 gallon water tanks, in addition to performing appurtenance upgrades. Town staff released this project for bidding in September 2017 and presented it for award at the December 2017 Council Meeting. Construction commenced in January 2018; structural retrofits, tank recoating and testing have been completed on both tanks, and both tanks have been returned to service. All work is now completed and the project will be presented to Council for acceptance in August 2018.

Vista Park Playground Renovation Project:

This project consists of renovating Vista Park’s playground areas to meet current regulatory requirements. Town staff released this project for bidding in October 2017 and was awarded at the December 2017 Council Meeting. Construction commenced in mid-May, was completed in early summer 2018, and will be presented to Council for acceptance in August 2018.

The Hydropneumatic Tanks at Skyfarm 3 and Tournament Sites Project:

This project consists of the replacement of pressure tanks at two water storage tank sites. Hydropneumatic tanks allow the water system to sustain adequate pressure, in the event of a power failure, until the emergency generator-driven pumps have come on-line and are up to speed. Town staff released this project for bidding in October 2017 and it was awarded at the December 2017 Council Meeting. Construction commenced in February 2018, was completed in early summer, and the project will be presented to Council for acceptance in August 2018.

Sewer Pump Station Improvements – Phase 1 Project: 

This project consists of performing equipment and electrical upgrades at one of the Town’s three sanitary sewer lift stations. This project was awarded in spring 2018. A Notice to Proceed has been issued, and submittal review is currently underway until active construction commences in fall 2018.

2017-2018 Sanitary Sewer Video Inspection Project:

This project consists of cleaning and videoing approximately 62,153 linear feet of existing sewer main. Town staff released this project for bidding in April 2018 and it was awarded by Council in June 2018. A Notice to Proceed has been issued and construction is currently underway.

Sign Inventory Replacement Project:

This project consists of replacing approximately 720 regulatory signs, 462 warning signs, and 17 guide signs to meet the current State of California retro-reflectivity requirements for sign visibility; and installing 42 new signs in the vicinity of six school locations to enhance the existing roadway configuration. Town staff released this project for bidding in April 2018, it was awarded by Council in June 2018, and construction is anticipated to begin in late summer 2018.

Skyfarm One Access Improvements: 

This project includes the installation of a new underground access stairwell at the below ground Skyfarm One Water Pump Station. The Town released this project for bidding in June 2018, and staff anticipates presenting to Council for award in August 2018.

A1 Priority Projects – Phase 2:

This project includes improvements to five hydraulically undersized or structurally deficient storm drain systems. All of the storm drain systems included in this project fall within the jurisdictional authority of the state regulatory agencies and require multiple permits. The Town released this project for bidding in June 2018, and staff anticipates presenting to Council for award in August 2018.

A2 Priority Projects – Phase 1:

This project includes improvements to four hydraulically undersized or structurally deficient storm drain systems. The Town released this project for bidding in June 2018, and staff anticipates presenting to Council for award in August 2018.

Marlborough Tanks Improvements Project:

This project consists of performing appurtenance upgrades and recoating two 225,000 gallon steel water tanks. The Town released this project for bidding in June 2018, and staff anticipates presenting to Council for award in August 2018.