Almaden Expressway Project

Project Overview

Figure 1: Almaden Expressway at Blossom Hill Road. 

The County of Santa Clara Roads and Airports Department proposes to improve Almaden Expressway along an approximately 0.9-mile segment beginning 400 feet north of Branham Lane and extending to 400 feet south of Blossom Hill Road, consistent with County standards. The project includes the construction of an additional lane of traffic in both directions, improvements of bicycle and pedestrian facilities, traffic signal modifications, extension of an existing soundwall, and other improvements. The project is proposed to incorporate planned infrastructure improvements, to improve traffic operations, especially at intersections, and to enhance pedestrian safety and access.

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NEWS - The Almaden Construction Project Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony is scheduled for Tuesday, July 3, 2012 at 10:00 AM in the Almaden Plaza parking lot located at 5333 Almaden Expressway by the Rte 85 overpass. Updated Jul 02, 2012.

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NEWSPRESS RELEASE —Almaden Expressway Improvement Project Begins in September — Posted Sep 8, 2011.

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Almaden Expressway Improvements  — Updated Jun 20, 2011

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Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan for Construction Activities  — Posted Mar 18, 2011

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Almaden Expressway Initial Study  — Updated Jun 1, 2008

To Contact Project Staff

By U.S. Mail:

Almaden Expressway Project Team
Roads and Airports Department
County of Santa Clara
101 Skyport Drive
San Jose, CA 95110

By Phone - 408-573-2400 or 408-573-2484
By Fax - 408-441-0142
By Email - [email protected]
Websites -  or

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