Foothill Fire Mitigation Project

  • Project typeUtilities Electric - System Improvement
  • Project value$1,000,000

Project Description

To mitigate fire risk due to electric equipment, Palo Alto plans to relocate the overhead electric lines to underground on Arastradero Road.

Scope of Work

  • Install substructure work including boxes for electric and fiber lines
  • Remove electric lines and fiber lines from the poles
  • Install pad-mount equipment where possible


Project Status

This is the first part of multiple construction phases in the City's effort to underground existing electric lines and mitigate fire risk. 

Project Timeline

  • Phase 1

    05/2021 - 06/2021

    Install substructure on Arastradero Road


Foothill Fire Mitigation Project Map