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Palo Alto delays new contract for rail redesign

Original post made on Feb 28, 2022

The city has yet to begin reconstruction work on its four rail crossings, but it has already spent close to $3 million on consultants to figure out what exactly the work should entail.

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Posted by NB
a resident of Barron Park
on Feb 28, 2022 at 1:48 pm

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Every time I see the image that accompanies this story I wonder where that left turn from Churchill was supposed to go...

Posted by Brian
a resident of Evergreen Park
on Feb 28, 2022 at 2:27 pm

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This question has been answered a couple times in past incarnations of this story. It is not very visible in the photo here that you are looking at, but check page 37 of the "Final Report" at this link Web Link
It's on the left side of the apparent center median wall.

Posted by Bystander
a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Feb 28, 2022 at 4:39 pm

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Palo Alto simply cannot and will not do anything in a timely manner. I know this is a particularly complicated issue, but dragging it on and on is definitely the Palo Alto way.

Posted by Leslie York
a resident of Old Palo Alto
on Mar 1, 2022 at 11:22 pm

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Does Caltrain (PCJPB) approve of having their trains submerged in a trench?

You need to know the answer to this question before spending more money on consultants.