Buskirk Avenue Widening (Phase 2)

Central County
PROJECT BUDGET $13.2 Million
PROJECT SPONSOR
City of Pleasant Hill
LOCATION:
City of Pleasant Hill
STATUS:
Completed
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Up until the early 1960s, Buskirk Avenue to the north ended at the rural Hookston Road and did not directly connect to Monument Boulevard.

Buskirk Avenue connects Monument Boulevard to the Pleasant Hill BART Station. It serves a large volume of Pleasant Hill and Concord commuter traffic accessing the Pleasant Hill BART Station. Currently, high-demand left turning vehicles create long queues for through traffic and pedestrians/bicyclists are forced to use the existing roadway shoulders.

The proposed widening project is the final phase of a two-phased corridor improvement project to increase capacity and improve operations, circulation and pedestrian access by constructing additional travel lanes, improving signalization, ...more