Today’s Date: July 5, 2016
District: District 4, Oakland
Contact: Bernard Walik
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Caltrans Bridge Rail Replacement Project in Los Gatos
Santa Clara County- The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will begin a project to replace bridge railings at two locations along State Route 9 at (Booker Creek on post mile 3.6 and Highway 9 at (State Route 17) at post mile 11.4. (See Map Below)
The work will involve the removal of bridge railings, metal beam guardrails, saw cutting sidewalk and grinding asphalt both during the day and evening. There will be ramp and freeway closures during this project. Construction will begin on Wednesday, July 6 and continue through October, 2016. Noise is inevitable during this project; however, it will be kept within approved construction standards.
Advance warning changeable message signs will be in place to assist motorists traveling in the area. Motorists are advised to use caution when traveling through the area and please “Slow for the Cone Zone.”
Below are the closures for this week:
Booker Creek Closures: Wed 7/6 to Saturday 7/9 (one-way traffic control from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.) Traffic will be controlled by flaggers.
SR-17 Closures: Wed 7/6 to 7/9 from 8:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m.
Closure: NB SR-9 connector off-ramp from SB SR-17
Detour: SB SR-17 off-ramp to WB Los Gatos Saratoga Rd (SR-9)
NB SR-17 N Santa Cruz Ave to EB Blossom Hill Rd to SB Los Gatos Blvd.
Closure: NB SR-9 connector off-ramp to NB SR-17
Detour: NB SR-9 (Los Gatos Saratoga Rd) to NB Los Gatos Blvd to WB Lark Ave
on-ramp to NB-17
Closure: SB SR-9 connector on-ramp from NB SR-17
Detour: Continue NB SR-17 Lark Ave off-ramp to SB SR-17 to WB to connector
off-ramp to WB Los Gatos / Saratoga Rd
Closure: SB SR-9 off-ramp to SB-SR-17
Detour: SB-SR-9 to N. Santa Cruz Ave to SR-17 on-ramp (Santa Cruz Ave to SB
Closure: NB SR-9
Detour: SB-SR17 off-ramp to NB Montevina Rd to EB Bear Creek Rd to NB 17 on-
ramp to off-ramp for SR-9
Closure: SB SR-9
Detour: NB SR-17 connector off-ramp to Lark Ave off-ramp to SB SR-17 to off-
ramp for SB SR-9.
Closures from 7/8 to 7/9
Closure: NB 17 closure (1: a.m. to 5:00 a.m.)
Detour: Off-ramp to N Santa Cruz Ave to NB Winchester Blvd to EB Lark Ave to
Closure: SB 17 closure (1 a.m. to 5:00 a.m.)
Detour: Off-ramp to WB Los Gatos / Saratoga Rd (SR-9) to SB N Santa Cruz Ave
to SB 17