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New 101 bridge project to progress with concrete work this weekend

Original post made on Jul 8, 2021

Another set of road closures are scheduled for this weekend to accommodate work for a city of Palo Alto contractor to pour concrete over the steel trusses at West Bayshore and East Bayshore roads and U.S. Highway 101

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Posted by Bystander
a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Jul 8, 2021 at 9:01 am

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It is good news to see this progress.

The underpass is very sorely missed. Parking is at a premium at the end of San Antonio as those of us who would have used the underpass now drive and there are probably even more using the Baylands since the start of the pandemic than before.

However, I do think there is going to be many who will drive and park nearby to use this bridge for access to the Baylands. I do not for a minute suspect it will be only those from south PA who will use it. Remember the mess at Foothills? I suspect many more parking problems as a result of this new bridge.


Posted by Robert Neff
a resident of Midtown
on Jul 8, 2021 at 11:03 pm

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I am looking forward to the annual bike/ped traffic jam to Shoreline, next July 4. Almost as fun as Bike Party.


Posted by Consider Your Options.
a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Jul 9, 2021 at 9:17 am

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Ditto that, Robert Neff!!!


Posted by Art Liberman
a resident of Barron Park
on Jul 10, 2021 at 4:20 pm

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Also, there's a lovely new paved access to the bridge from E. Meadow along Adobe Creek. I wish more of the Palo Alto Bayland trails were paved. The bridge will be a great cycling route to head over to Mt. View's Bayland trails.....not so great for Palo Alto unless you like riding on rutted trails with rough gravel


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