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City, Caltrans line up overnight closures for U.S. Highway 101 bridge project

Original post made on Feb 9, 2021

Overnight lane closures are scheduled for Thursday through Sunday as part of construction related to a new pedestrian and bike bridge that will cross over U.S. Highway 101 in Palo Alto.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Tuesday, February 9, 2021, 3:31 PM

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Posted by Bystander
a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Feb 9, 2021 at 3:59 pm

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Thank you for this information. I suspect there will still be those who are taken by surprise by the closure.

What is really important, is whether this project is back on target and whether the bridge will open on time. The tunnel being closed has been problematic particularly with difficulties in finding parking in the Baylands on warm weekends.


Posted by KOhlson
a resident of Old Palo Alto
on Feb 9, 2021 at 7:37 pm

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Isn't the underpass open only seasonally? That is, I believe it's closed every year until mid-April.


Posted by Carl Jones
a resident of Palo Verde
on Feb 19, 2021 at 4:54 pm

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It as been 10 days since this article and I have still seen no word from the City as to what happened. Nothing said about what permit was not obtained nor whose responsibility it was to obtain it. And no word yet about how long it will be before it is rescheduled. Why isn't that information forthcoming? Can The Weekly please get it pried loose?


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