and the invite the community to celebrate the San Miguel Sidewalk and Safety Improvements project completion Thursday, June 2, at 9 a.m.
A ribbon cutting ceremony will follow a short safety assembly for students at . After the assembly, Supervisor Miley will escort several of the children safely across the newly completed crosswalk.
The objective of the project was to provide safe and sustainable community improvements serving the needs of the residents, the school children, and nearby businesses. Other schools in the area benefitting from the project include and .
The $1.2 million project was funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA), California Proposition 42 and the Alameda County Measure B Sales Tax.
Sustainability elements of the project include street trees, LED street lights, and a solar powered flashing beacon at the lighted crosswalk.
Other improvements include curb, gutter, and sidewalk construction, pedestrian ramp installations, pavement reconstruction, street tree installations, and pedestrian crossing enhancements at Castro Valley Elementary School.
The sidewalk improvements also complete a primary pedestrian link to the Castro Valley Central Business District, an area identified as a priority in the Eden Area Livability Initiative (EALI).
For project information, contact Art Carrera, Principal Civil Engineer, at (510) 670-5581
To RSVP for tomorrow's celebration, please contact Nanci Erven-Collins of the Public Works Agency at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at (510) 670-6477.