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Redwood and Grant Transit Improvement Project

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Rainfall Over the Past Two Weeks Saturates RGTIP Site

April 21, 2017

For the RGTIP, the rainfall over the past two weeks has saturated the construction site to such an extent that construction had to be postponed until the weather clears up and the site dries out...Read More

Crews Prepare Underground Drainage and Utilities

April 07, 2017

While the warm sunny days beckoned the beginning of Spring, we have also seen several days of rain. As a result, construction has been moderately impacted...Read More

Demolition Completes and Construction Advances

March 24, 2017

Over the last two weeks, crews completed excavating the median property and hauling away tons of debris. The contractor initiated the next phase of the project that calls for grading the ground and marking the site for underground utilities and drainage. ...Read More

Ongoing Median Construction Through July 2017

March 10, 2017

The demolition continued on-schedule this week. The contractor removed posts bearing an older version of Golden Gate Transit�s logo for safekeeping, before taking down the existing bus shelters. With the bus stops out of the median, heavy machinery cut through the concrete and remaining foundation ...Read More

Bus Stops Move and Median Construction Begins 3/3

March 3, 2017

The mid-block crossings from the curbs to the median are closed until completion of construction. Currently, pedestrians are advised to use the crosswalks on Grant Ave and De Long Ave to cross Redwood Blvd ...Read More

Bus Operations Move to Curbside Stops 3/1

February 24, 2017

Next week, bus operations will move from the center median to temporary curbside stops the morning of Wednesday, March 1st ...Read More

Tree Removal Completes 2/17

February 17, 2017

This week, under the oversight of the consulting arborist, trees designated for removal were safely taken out by Conservation Corps North Bay, who is pleased to partner with Marin Transit on this transit improvement project...Read More

Tree Protection Complete, Removal Begins 2/13

February 10, 2017

This week, in spite of the strong rain, the contractor initiated site preparation work and installed protective fencing around trees that will be retained. The consulting arborist reviewed the contractor�s tree protection measures to make sure the work met the standards outlined in the Tree Protection Plan...Read More

Work Begins for RGTIP

February 3, 2017

The Redwood and Grant Transit Improvement Project (RGTIP) is a 6 month construction project to improve safety and operations at a bus facility in the City of Novato. ...Read More

RGTIP Site Preparation to Begin

January 25, 2017

The Redwood and Grant Transit Improvement Project will begin site preparation Monday, January 30th. Tree protection fencing will be installed according to the Tree Protection Plan. This phase of the project will be supervised by Certified Arborist Deanne Ecklund of HortScience. For more information, please visit Our Trees page.

Construction Contractor Selected

November 21, 2016

Thompson Builders have been selected and confirmed by Board decision for the demolition of existing facilities and construction of RGTIP. Construction is planned to begin in late January 2017.

Tree Removal Contractor Selected

November 21, 2016

Conservation Corps North Bay has been selected and confirmed by Board decision for the tree removal portion of RGTIP.

Public Communications Contractor Selected

October 17, 2016

ARTÉMIA Communications has been selected and confirmed by Board decision to partner with Marin Transit for all public communications related to RGTIP.