Ross Common / Upper Shady Lane Sewer improvements

Large Diameter Gravity Sewer Project II-3A

Project Schedule

Mobilize:      July 2018

Complete:  Spring 2019

Construction on Lagunitas is scheduled during the school break through August.

Work Hours:  8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

                         Monday – Friday

                         Some night and weekend work is anticipated.



Construction Notices and Updates

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Project Summary

The Upper Shady Lane and Ross Common Sewer Improvements will replace old or outdated system infrastructure and enhance local wastewater system reliability and efficiency. Construction to improve system performance during wet weather will involve rehabilitation of 2,300 linear feet (LF) of sewer pipeline ranging in size from 8 to 28 inches in diameter and associated structures. The project is being completed at a cost of $4 million.

Work will take place within two project areas located in the Town of Ross:  the Bolinas Ave/Upper Shady Lane area (Upper Shady) and the Lagunitas Ave/Ross Common (Ross Common).

Project Construction Will Include

  • Sanitary sewer replacements on public and private property.
  • Sewer pipeline rehabilitation via pipe bursting (~1,420 LF), open-cut removal and replacement (~650 LF) and slip-lining (~190 LF), with bypass pumping of sanitary sewer flow.
  • Excavation, shoring and backfill, saw cutting, pipe and manhole repairs and new manholes.  
  • Landscape and pavement restoration.

What You Can Expect

Please expect noise and dust, vibration, possible odors, lane closures and detours, parking restrictions, travel delays and night-time work on streets near each work site during construction activity. Mail and package delivery to these areas will not be interrupted. Local and emergency access will be maintained at all times.

  • Noise, Dust, Vibration, Possible Odors, Lane Closures and Detours, Restricted Parking, Travel Delays

More Information About Construction Projects


To leave a message or request being added to the project email list

Call the RVSD Construction Hotline (415) 413-7805

The project team will respond to inquiries within 1-2 business days


To find out if there will be construction in your neighborhood

RVSD office staff are available Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. We can assist you with emergency service 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Our office and emergency number is 415-259-2949.