In preparation for the construction of the six-mile Phase II Extension, VTA needs to know more about the soil and the location for utilities in the path of the future project. This information helps us advance the design and engineering of the BART tunnel, station, and other facilities and avoid project delays once construction begins.
These field investigations started in late September and will continue through the middle of 2019. The subsurface exploration, utility investigations, and geotechnical borings will take place on surface streets, private property, and occasionally on sidewalks as crews work to assess conditions underground. All working areas will be restored and reopened at the end of each working day, and no weekend work is anticipated. Continue reading →