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Monday, March 15, 2010

Caltrain construction, maintenance updates March 13-19

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Work on a $2.8-million project to add additional signals to the Caltrain signal system will take place from 8 p.m. to 4 a.m., Monday, March 15-19 between the San Mateo and Redwood City stations.

Caltrain will be reconstructing the pavement and track at three railroad crossings in the cities of Burlingame and San Mateo over the course of 10 weeks, beginning Friday, March 12, 2010. The work will go from north to south, beginning at Peninsula Avenue, then going to Villa Terrace and finally Bellevue Avenue. The intersections will be closed during the construction period. Electronic message boards will be used to direct traffic around the closed intersections.

For the reconstruction of Peninsula Avenue, the work will take place over the course of two full weekends. Work will go from 8 p.m. Friday, March 12 to 6 a.m. Monday, March 15, and again during the same times from Friday, March 19 to Monday, March 22. During that time, traffic will be diverted onto Anita Road, Bayswater Avenue and California Drive.

March 15-18 crews will weld and replace crossties on the tracks between the Millbrae and Hayward Park stations. March 14-18 crews will resurface the tracks between the Sunnyvale and Tamien stations. March-18 crews will replace crossties on the tracks near the San Jose Diridon station.

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