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20th STREET & CLOVERFIELD BOULEVARD PEDESTRIAN IMPROVEMENTS, SANTA MONICA, CALIFORNIA

The City of Santa Monica selected Kabbara Engineering to prepare preliminary and final design plans, specifications and estimates for this pedestrian improvement project serving the Pico neighborhood and Virginia Park. This project included 1,500 l.f. of Cloverfield Boulevard and 1,800 l.f. of 20th Street, each from Pico Boulevard to the I-10 Santa Monica Freeway overcrossing. The project included new landscape medians, curb extensions, enhanced sidewalk and crosswalk pavement, new street trees with Silva Cells, landscape planting and irrigation, traffic signal modifications including installation of rapid flashing beacons at uncontrolled crosswalks, traffic striping including sharrows for shared bike path uses on 20th Street, ARHM roadway pavements, ADA path of travel and curb ramp upgrades, new pedestrian lighting, storm drain catch basin relocations, traffic control, and other miscellaneous improvements. Project also included “Green� design analysis and details, preparation of a geotechnical report and pavement recommendations, aerial photogrammetry, upgrade of all existing street lighting conduit and replacement of damaged poles within the project limits. Extensive Caltrans permit coordination was also required for the project work within their sphere of influence at the I-10 Freeway ramps. Kabbara Engineering also prepared design plans, legal descriptions and exhibits, for work on 33 individual private properties, as required for ADA compliance, and as needed for R/W and temporary construction easement purposes.