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December 13, 2018 - UPDATE ON TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF SALESFORCE TRANSIT CENTER

Background:

The Salesforce Transit Center is temporarily closed. In September 2018, workers discovered two fissures in steel beams on the bus deck above Fremont Street. After several inspections and out of an abundance of caution, the Transbay Joint Powers Authority (TJPA) temporarily closed the Transit Center.

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November 27, 2018 - UPDATE ON TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF SALESFORCE TRANSIT CENTER

Background:

The Salesforce Transit Center is temporarily closed. In September 2018, workers discovered two fissures in steel beams on the bus deck above Fremont Street. After several inspections and out of an abundance of caution, the Transbay Joint Powers Authority (TJPA) temporarily closed the Transit Center.

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November 13, 2018 - UPDATE ON TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF SALESFORCE TRANSIT CENTER

The Salesforce Transit Center is temporarily closed. In September 2018, workers discovered two fissures in steel beams on the bus deck above Fremont Street. After several inspections and out of an abundance of caution, the Transbay Joint Powers Authority (TJPA) temporarily closed the Transit Center.
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November 8, 2018 - UPDATE ON TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF SALESFORCE TRANSIT CENTER

The Salesforce Transit Center is temporarily closed. In September 2018, workers discovered two fissures in steel beams on the bus deck above Fremont Street. After several inspections and out of an abundance of caution, the Transbay Joint Powers Authority (TJPA) temporarily closed the Transit Center.

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October 25, 2018 - UPDATE ON TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF SALESFORCE TRANSIT CENTER

The Salesforce Transit Center is temporarily closed. In September 2018, workers discovered two fissures in steel beams on the bus deck above Fremont Street. After several inspections and out of an abundance of caution, the Transbay Joint Powers Authority (TJPA) temporarily closed the Transit Center.

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October 17, 2018 - TJPA Statement Regarding Complaint Filed in San Francisco Superior Court Regarding Salesforce Transit Center

The Transbay Joint Powers Authority (TJPA) made the following statement today regarding a complaint filed in San Francisco Superior Court Regarding Salesforce Transit Center:

“The Transbay Joint Powers Authority will hold Webcor/Obayashi Joint Venture responsible for their contractual commitment to deliver this project to the people of the Bay Area and …

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October 14, 2018 - FREMONT STREET TO REOPEN FOR MONDAY MORNING COMMUTE

San Francisco, CA – The Transbay Joint Powers Authority (TJPA) announced today that work on a four-level shoring system beneath the temporarily closed Salesforce Transit Center on Fremont Street between Howard and Mission streets is complete. Fremont Street will reopen in time for the Monday morning commute.

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October 10, 2018 - Temporary Closure of Salesforce Transit Center

Update

October 10, 2018

Work on a shoring system at the Salesforce Transit Center at Fremont Street between Howard and Mission streets continued today and will continue into early next week, moving the scheduled reopening date of the one block closure. The street will reopen to traffic and the public on Wednesday, …

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October 5, 2018 - Temporary Closure of Salesforce Transit Center

Update

The Salesforce Transit Center is temporarily closed. On the morning of Tuesday, September 25, 2018, workers discovered a fissure on a steel beam in the ceiling of the third level bus deck near Fremont Street. After several inspections and out of an abundance of caution, the TJPA temporarily closed the …

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October 5, 2018 - TJPA ANNOUNCES UPDATES ON TEMPORARY CLOSURE AT SALESFORCE TRANSIT CENTER, FREMONT STREET SHORING & REINFORCEMENT PLANS

San Francisco, CA – The Transbay Joint Powers Authority (TJPA) announced today that work on a shoring system beneath the Salesforce Transit Center at Fremont Street between Howard and Mission streets continued today and that Fremont Street is scheduled to reopen by October 12, 2018 in time for the morning …

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October 3, 2018 - Temporary Closure of Salesforce Transit Center

Updated October 3, 2018

The Salesforce Transit Center is temporarily closed. On the morning of Tuesday, September 25, 2018, workers discovered a fissure on a steel beam in the ceiling of the third level bus deck near Fremont Street. After several inspections and out of an abundance of caution, the TJPA …

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September 28, 2018 - TJPA ANNOUNCES UPDATES ON TEMPORARY CLOSURE AT SALESFORCE TRANSIT CENTER, PEER REVIEW AND NEW PORTAL FOR PUBLIC DOCUMENTS

Public Documents Portal- Find reviews, design reports, contracts, inspections, etc. More information will be added on an ongoing basis. https://transbaycenter.app.box.com/s/sfivpl21ii3h27ahbhmhd04uonq5nv5d

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September 27, 2018 - TJPA ANNOUNCES UPDATES ON TEMPORARY CLOSURE AT SALESFORCE TRANSIT CENTER AND THE LAUNCH OF A MEDIA HOTLINE

San Francisco, CA – The Transbay Joint Powers Authority (TJPA) announced today that crews continued their work throughout the night to assess and test steel beams and prepare the site for a shoring installation at the Salesforce Transit Center. Crews removed ceiling panels and moved light fixtures and utilities and …

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September 26, 2018 - TJPA ANNOUNCES INITIAL INSPECTION RESULTS FOR SALESFORCE TRANSIT CENTER

San Francisco – The Transbay Joint Powers Authority (TJPA) announced today results of initial inspections to steel beams at the Salesforce Transit Center and efforts underway to open Fremont Street and the transit center as soon as safely possible.

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September 25, 2018 - TJPA ANNOUNCES TRANSIT IMPACTS DUE TO SALESFORCE TRANSIT CENTER TEMPORARY CLOSURE

San Francisco – There are several transit and traffic impacts due to the temporary closure of the Salesforce Transit Center and the closure of Fremont Street between Mission and Howard, particularly during peak commute hours. Motorists are kindly asked to avoid driving downtown, transit riders are encouraged to allow extra …

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September 25, 2018 - STATEMENT ON TEMPORARILY CLOSING SALESFORCE TRANSIT CENTER

San Francisco – Crews today discovered a fissure in one of the steel beams in the ceiling of the third level Bus Deck on the eastern side of the Salesforce Transit Center near Fremont Street. Out of an abundance of caution, the Transbay Joint Powers Authority, after conferring with design …

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September 24, 2018 - TJPA: Ruling limits taxpayer liability in Millennium Tower legal costs fight

San Francisco – The Transbay Joint Powers Authority (TJPA) announced Monday that a court ruling last week may require the TJPA to pay in the future just a fraction of the legal costs sought by Mission Street Development (MSD), the developer of the sinking and tilting Millennium Tower.

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August 10, 2018 - MAYOR BREED, LEADER PELOSI AND STATE AND REGIONAL PARTNERS CELEBRATE COMPLETION OF TJPA’s SALESFORCE TRANSIT CENTER

Mayor London Breed, House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi and regional, state and federal leaders joined the TJPA to celebrate the completion of the new Salesforce Transit Center.

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July 12, 2018 - TJPA ANNOUNCES OPENING DATES, CIVIC CELEBRATION AND NEW RETAIL LEASES AT SALESFORCE TRANSIT CENTER

The TJPA announced that the Salesforce Transit Center officially opens to the public at Noon on Saturday, August 11, 2018 with a Neighborhood Block Party, with inaugural Transbay bus service by AC Transit and others beginning August 12, 2018. The TJPA also announced that nearly half of the permanent retail …

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May 15, 2017 - Lincoln Property Company, with partners Colliers International, Biederman Redevelopment Ventures, and Pearl Media, selected to operate and manage

The TJPA has selected a multidisciplinary team led by Lincoln Property Company as the Asset Manager to operate and manage the Transbay Transit Center. The 1.2-million-square-foot, state-of-the-art regional transit facility in downtown San Francisco is scheduled to open in 2018.

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October 4, 2016 - Claims Regarding the Impact of Dewatering and Other Underground Work at Transbay Transit Center Construction Site Are Not Accurate

The allegations of the Millennium Tower developer, Millennium Partners (MP), concerning the impact of the TJPA’s construction on the Millennium Tower are not accurate. MP’s focus on the TJPA is a distraction from the exclusive cause of the Millennium Tower’s tilt to the west/northwest, away from the Transit Center construction …

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September 20, 2016 - Evidence does not support Millennium Partners’ claim that the TJPA’s dewatering is the cause of the excessive vertical settlement and tilting of th…

There is no evidence to support Millennium Partners’ claim that the TJPA’s dewatering is the cause of the excessive vertical settlement and tilting of the Millennium Tower.  Millennium Partners’ geotechnical engineers predicted that the Millennium Tower would settle vertically a maximum of 5.5 inches 20 years after completion.  In April …

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September 13, 2016 - Transbay Joint Powers Authority Denies Withholding Reports of Tilting and Excessive Settlement of the Millennium Tower

Reports that the Transbay Joint Powers Authority (TJPA) agreed to withhold data showing the tilt and excessive settlement of the Millennium Tower are incorrect. Rather, the TJPA made public its obligation to collect and share monitoring data with the developer of the Millennium Tower, Millennium Partners (MP). Disclosure of that …

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August 1, 2016 - Transbay Joint Powers Authority Denies Responsibility for Tilting and Excessive Settlement of the Millennium Tower

In June, the TJPA received claims for damages from certain residents of the Millennium Tower located at 301 Mission Street. The claims seek to hold the TJPA responsible for the tilting and excessive settlement of that building. The residents’ claims against the TJPA are misplaced; as demonstrated by data collected …

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June 22, 2016 - Transbay Joint Powers Authority Closes on Parcel F Deal for $160 Million to Build 750 Foot Building that will Connect Directly to Transit Center’s Ro…

The Transbay Joint Powers Authority (TJPA) celebrated another funding milestone today with the successful closing of a deal to sell Parcel F for $160 million. The deal includes a $15 million premium in the event of an assemblage of the property with an adjoining lot (540 Howard). Parcel F is zoned …

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April 22, 2016 - Transbay Joint Powers Authority Appoints Mark Zabaneh as Interim Executive Director

The Transbay Joint Powers Authority (TJPA) is pleased to announce that earlier today the TJPA Board of Directors appointed Mark Zabaneh to the role of interim executive director effective May 1, 2016.

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April 14, 2016 - Transbay Joint Powers Authority Executive Director Maria Ayerdi-Kaplan Announces Retirement From Transbay Program After 18 Years of Dedicated Public Se…

The Transbay Joint Powers Authority (TJPA) announced today that Executive Director Maria Ayerdi-Kaplan will be retiring effective April 30, 2016, from the Transbay Program after 18 years of dedication and numerous achievements.

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March 14, 2016 - Transbay Joint Powers Authority Approves $160 Million Cash Offer Pre-entitlements

The Transbay Joint Powers Authority (TJPA) announced today the highly-anticipated sale of Parcel F for $160 million plus a $15 million premium in the event of an assemblage of the property with an adjoining lot (540 Howard).

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March 7, 2016 - Transbay Transit Center Project and Dignitaries Celebrate Construction Progress with Awning Unveiling

Today the Transbay Joint Powers Authority (TJPA) Board and
Executive Director Maria Ayerdi-Kaplan, joined by House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi and
the Honorable John Burton, celebrated the progress of the four-block Transbay Transit Center
and unveiled the spectacular Penrose pattern awning that will soon gracefully adorn the Center.
This distinctive awning features a unique …

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December 12, 2015 - Beale Street Closes from December 13 to Mid-January for Steel Assembly

The Transbay Transit Center Project’s steel assembly has been steadily progressing towards Beale Street over the past few months. Starting Sunday, December 13, steel assembly will begin at Beale Street. In order to safely perform this overhead steel assembly, Beale Street will be fully closed, with the exception of 3:30 …

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