Foothill Expressway Pedestrian Sensors and Mast Arms Installation Project

Last updated: 02/19/2021 - 15:09

Project # 20-30
Update: Construction has begun at the intersections of Foothill Expressway and Main Street & W. Edith Avenue.

Project Location:

The proposed work is located at the five (5) following intersections in the City of Los Altos:

  1. Foothill Expressway at Arastradero Road/Miranda Avenue
  2. Foothill Expressway at W. Edith Avenue
  3. Foothill Expressway at Main street
  4. Foothill Expressway at Magdalena Avenue
  5. Foothill Expressway at Grant Road/St. Joseph Avenue

Project Features:

  • ​Installing pedestrian sensors to detect pedestrians crossing Foothill Expressway, allowing them to cross safely by extending walk times when needed. (All five locations)
  • Installing larger traffic signal poles with mast-arms to improve visibility of signal indications. (Two locations – Main Street and W. Edith Avenue)
  • Replacing CCTV cameras for traffic monitoring. (Two locations – Main Street and W. Edith Avenue)
  • Installing new in-pavement detectors at stop bars to detect bicycles travelling in any lane of traffic. (One location – Magdalena Avenue)


This project is funded by the County of Santa Clara Road Fund.

Schedule of Construction:

December 2020 – March 2021

This project has a duration of fifty (50) working days. The hours of work will be between 7:00 am – 3:00 pm, Monday through Friday. Weekend work may be permitted if requested by the Contractor and approved by the County.

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