Foothill Expressway Operational Improvements between El Monte Avenue and San Antonio Road Project.
The County of Santa Clara and the City of Los Altos staff collaborated with the community to develop a design to improve bicycle movements on Foothill Expressway.
Foothill El Monte Transition Bars
Los Altos Bicycle Lane Press Release
The project will widen Foothill Expressway between El Monte Avenue and San Antonio Road by adding an auxiliary lane in each direction. The project will also include intersection improvements at El Monte Avenue and San Antonio Road.
- Adding a second through lane on westbound El Monte Avenue while maintaining the dedicated right turn pocket.
- Adding a second right turn lane from southbound Foothill Expressway onto westbound El Monte Avenue.
- Squaring all four corners at the intersection Foothill Expressway and El Monte Avenue to improve bicycle and pedestrian safety.
- Road widening, geometric modification, modification of traffic signals, pavement treatment, pavement delineation, landscaping, irrigation, and other related improvements.
Project advertisement: November 5, 2019
Bid Opening: December 12, 2019
Bid award: January 29, 2010
Pre-construction meeting: March 18, 2020
Roadwork substantially completed: July 2021
Bike Lane Improvements: currently underway.
Measure B, SB1, TDA, City of Los Altos and County Road Fund.
Located in City of Los Altos on Foothill Expressway between El Monte Avenue and San Antonio Road.