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Freeway closure back on again to install new bridge over U.S. Highway 101

Original post made on Jun 11, 2021

The new bridge over U.S. Highway 101 in Palo Alto is scheduled to go up this weekend, which will require a segment of the freeway to gradually close down from Saturday night through Sunday morning.

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Posted by Bystander
a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Jun 12, 2021 at 4:48 pm

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Does any of this mean a delay in opening that bridge?

The tunnel is very much missed at present.

Posted by john_alderman
a resident of Crescent Park
on Jun 13, 2021 at 9:01 am

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The glorious signature bridge, the gateway to Palo Alto (Process) has finally arrived. Let us all congratulate ourselves on the beautiful design, and the process that made this happen.

Posted by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows
a resident of Adobe-Meadow
on Jun 13, 2021 at 3:59 pm

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If you want to see a beautiful design then go down highway 85 at the junction of 280. As you go onto to 280 going to San Jose you go under a white foot and bicycle bridge.

Amazing how that went up with no notice or controversy.

Posted by Buford Lange
a resident of University South
on Jun 13, 2021 at 5:28 pm

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An oversized tube design would also suffice and add some uniqueness.

Picture something that resembles a large corrugated metal heater vent hose spanning across 101 and elevated with steel supports.

There's no need for bicyclists and pedestrians to catch a refreshing view of freeway traffic anyway.

There could even be two of them situated close together for either one-way direction or a pedestrian-bike tunnel only.

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