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Almaden Expy Pavement Rehabilitation From Blossom Hill Road to Harry Road

Project Description

The project will rehabilitate Almaden Expressway from Blossom Hill Road to Harry Road.  Work will include: pavement repair; hot mix asphalt (HMA) overlay; repair of sidewalk, driveway approach, and curb & gutter; upgrade of existing ramps to comply with current American Disability Acts (ADA) standards; adjustment of existing manholes/monuments/utilities to new grade; installation of new inductive loops for vehicles and bicycles; installation of new battery back-up cabinet and system; placement of thermoplastic pavement striping, markings and roadside signs.

Project Status

  • Project advertisement:  June 23, 2020.
  • Bid opening: July 16, 2020.
  • Bid award: August 11, 2020.
  • Pre-construction Meeting: September 24, 2020.
  • Notice to Proceed: November 2, 2020.
  • Construction schedule: From Nov 2, 2020 to March 16, 2021

Construction Update:  1/25/2021

Construction Activities:


Pre-paving Construction – Electrical & Concrete



  PCC Extruded Curbs

  PCC Curb & Gutter/Sidewalks/Driveways

  Ramps & Domes

  Electrical Lead Time

  Remove & Salvage Battery Back-up Cabinets

  Install Alpha Battery Back-up Cabinet & System

  Install Cameras

Paving Construction

Suspended work due to weather from 1/19/2021 through 1/29/2021.

  Wedge Cut

  Base Repairs

  2” Full Mill

  Lower Utilities (CIR – Manholes & Monuments)

  Lower DHs

  Striping Removal


  Electrical Loops

  County Review for Layout

  2” Overlay


  Raise DHs

  Raise Utilities

  County Review for Cat-tracks

  Final Striping & Signs


  • Measure B (2016)
  • County Road Fund

Project Location

Located in the City of San Jose at County maintained Almaden Expressway between Blossom Hill Road and Harry Road.

Almaden Expressway area map

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