News Release News Release The City of Palo Alto
Communications Department
250 Hamilton Ave
Palo Alto, CA 94301


PRESS RELEASE 09/10/2008
Subject :

Weekend Road Closures Planned for East Bayshore Road
during September 19-22, September 26-29 and October 3-6
Contact : Joe Teresi, Senior Engineer, Public Works Department    650-329-2129
Palo Alto, CA — East Bayshore Road will be closed to traffic at San Francisquito Creek for three upcoming weekend periods to allow for the construction of major storm drain improvements. Proven Management, Inc., the City of Palo Alto’s construction contractor, will be installing an 8’ x 8’ box culvert connecting an existing storm drain line to the new stormwater pump station under construction on East Bayshore Road adjacent to San Francisquito Creek. 
In order to ensure the safety of the public during the construction, East Bayshore Road will be closed to all traffic (emergency vehicles excepted) during the following upcoming weekend periods:

  • September 19 – 22:         Friday 9 p.m. to Monday 5 a.m.
  • September 26 – 29:         Friday 9 p.m. to Monday 5 a.m.
  • October 3 – 6:                  Friday 9 p.m. to Monday 5 a.m.
Motorists are advised to use Highway 101 as an alternate route during the weekend closures. Advisory detour signs will be posted to direct traffic safely around the road closure area.

Direct questions concerning the road closure to Public Works Engineering at (650) 329-2151 during weekday working hours; for specific concerns during the closures, call Police Dispatch at (650) 329-2413.