Rachael was the project manager for the creek relocation and restoration design. The $2 million project includes 2,000 lineal feet of creek realignment and replanting. The restoration and floodplain wetlands will fully mitigate for the regulatory impacts of several culvert extension projects. Rachael was responsible for all day-to-day design management activities, including coordinating with the client, design team, local agencies and external stakeholders. She was also responsible for financial management, scheduling and the overall monitoring of the project to ensure compliance with the client’s needs and project goals.
The VTA’s Freight Railroad Relocation Program included both the Contract C210 Berryessa Creek Crossing, Abel Street Seismic Retrofit, and UPRR Railroad Relocation Project and the Contract C211 Wrigley Creek Improvement Project. The Berryessa Creek crossing and the mitigation at Wrigley Creek are directly relevant to the SCVWD’s Lower Berryessa Creek work.
The $15.2 million FRR & Berryessa Creek Improvement project included the construction of three roadway grade separations, BART and UPRR bridges, and construction of a 5-cell box culvert for Berryessa Creek and upgrades to 6 other creek crossings at on Scott Creek, Calera Creek, Line B, Line B-1, and Wrigley Creeks as part of VTA’s Freight Railroad Relocation/Lower Berryessa Creek Project. Directly relevant project elements include:
The $1 Million Wrigley Creek Improvements project included construction of a creek restoration site to fully mitigate for biological and wetland impacts by restoring and enhancing an 1,580 LF, 5.6 acre portion of Wrigley Creek. Directly relevant project elements include: