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

FY 2022: Install substructure on Arastradero Road

FY 2023: Install substructure on Arastradero Creek Trail


Foothill Fire Mitigation Project Map