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Additional project updates and information will be published on an on-going basis.

Latest Updates - May 2024

The City’s Contractor, Bitech Construction, is set to resume work on site with the start of Phase 2 Exterior Building Improvements. Work is scheduled to be completed in Fall 2024, barring weather impacts or other unforeseen delays.

The overall project improvements include:

  • Phase 1: Energy Efficient Window Upgrades – Removal and replacement of windows, reinstall cabinetry and window coverings. This work was completed in January 2024.
  • Phase 2: Exterior Building Improvements – Replacement of exterior doors, including automatic doors at the main entrances, replacement of exterior lighting with new LED fixtures, repairs to the existing siding and trellis features, repainting the building exterior, and construction of a new ADA ramp at the main entrance from Bay Shore Avenue.
  • View Bay Shore Branch Library Rendering Photos

The contractor is scheduled to perform work Monday through Friday from 7:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Parking impacts for residents are not expected; however, temporary sidewalk closures will be required for work along the front of the building. Efforts will be made to minimize inconveniences and minimize construction work during scheduled activities. The contractor encourages library patrons to keep children away from the construction areas and activities.

Thank you in advance for your patience and cooperation throughout this project. If you have any questions or concerns, please call the Public Work at (714) 481-7945 or e-mail at david.kelly@psomas.com.

 
  • January 2024 Update

    The City’s Contractor, Spectra Company, has been hard at work on the Phase 1 Energy Efficiency Window Upgrades and are scheduled to complete their work in mid-December 2023, barring weather impacts or other unforeseen delays. Phase 2 work on the Exterior Building Improvements are scheduled to begin in early 2024.

    The project improvements include:

    • Phase 1: Energy Efficient Window Upgrades – Removal and replacement of windows, reinstall cabinetry and window coverings.
    • Phase 2: Exterior Building Improvements – Replacement of exterior doors, including automatic doors at the main entrances, replacement of exterior lighting with new LED fixtures, repairs to the existing siding and trellis features, repainting the building exterior, and construction of a new ADA ramp at the main entrance from Bay Shore Avenue.
    • View Bay Shore Branch Library Rendering Photos

    The contractor is scheduled to perform work Monday through Friday from 7:00 AM to 3:30 PM. Parking impacts for residents is not expected. Efforts will be made to minimize inconveniences and minimize construction activities during scheduled park sports activities. The contractor encourages library patrons to keep children away from the construction areas and activities.

    Thank you in advance for your patience and cooperation throughout this project. If you have any questions or concerns, please call the Public Work at (571) 722-2277 or e-mail at david.kelly@psomas.com.

  • December 2023 Update

    The City’s Contractor, Spectra Company, has been hard at work on the Phase 1 Energy Efficiency Window Upgrades and are scheduled to complete their work in mid-December 2023, barring weather impacts or other unforeseen delays. Phase 2 work on the Exterior Building Improvements are scheduled to begin in early 2024.

    The project improvements include:

    • Phase 1: Energy Efficient Window Upgrades – Removal and replacement of windows, reinstall cabinetry and window coverings.
    • Phase 2: Exterior Building Improvements – Replacement of exterior doors, including automatic doors at the main entrances, replacement of exterior lighting with new LED fixtures, repairs to the existing siding and trellis features, repainting the building exterior, and construction of a new ADA ramp at the main entrance from Bay Shore Avenue.

    The contractor is scheduled to perform work Monday through Friday from 7:00 AM to 3:30 PM. Parking impacts for residents is not expected. Efforts will be made to minimize inconveniences and minimize construction activities during scheduled park sports activities. The contractor encourages library patrons to keep children away from the construction areas and activities.

    Thank you in advance for your patience and cooperation throughout this project. If you have any questions or concerns, please call the Public Work at (571) 722-2277 or e-mail at david.kelly@psomas.com.

  • August 2023 Update

    The City’s Contractor, Spectra Company, is scheduled to begin construction in the area beginning the week of August 14, 2023, with a scheduled completion, barring weather or other unforeseen delays, by early Spring 2024.

    The improvements will include:

    • Phase 1: Energy Efficient Window Upgrades – Removal and replacement of windows, reinstall cabinetry and window coverings.
    • Phase 2: Exterior Building Improvements – Replacement of exterior doors, including automatic doors at the main entrances, replacement of exterior lighting with new LED fixtures, repairs to the existing siding and trellis features, repainting the building exterior, and construction of a new ADA ramp at the main entrance from Bay Shore Avenue.

Project Information

The Bay Shore Library Project will upgrade the windows at the facility and make improvements to the exterior of the facility with the replacement of exterior doors, repairs to the existing siding and trellis features, repainting the building exterior, and the construction of a new ADA ramp at the main entrance. This project will include two phases of construction. Phase 1 involves removal and replacement of windows throughout the library. Phase 2 of the project will focus on other improvements to the building exterior. Scope involves replacement of exterior doors, including automatic doors at the main entrances, replacement of exterior lighting with new LED fixtures, repairs to the existing siding and trellis features, repainting the building exterior, and construction of a new ADA ramp at the main entrance from Bay Shore Avenue.

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Project Funding

This project is currently supported by Measure A. Measure A is a Long Beach ballot initiative approved by voters in 2016 as a 10-year sales tax to fund public infrastructure and public safety services and was extended indefinitely by voters in 2020. For more information, visit longbeach.gov/measurea.
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Bay Shore Branch Library Project Presentation - April 17, 2023