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Alum Rock/Santa Clara Construction

Below is a list of construction updates from this project in reverse chronological order.

June 23, 2017

Project aerial photo views of BRT corridor (May 3, 2017)

Picture 1 - Alum Rock Ave. and US 101
Picture 2 - Alum Rock Ave. and 33rd St. and 34th St. 
Picture 3 - Alum Rock Ave. and King Rd.
Picture 4 - Alum Rock Ave. and McCreery Ave.
Picture 5 - Alum Rock Ave. and Sunset Ave. and Jose Figueres Ave.
Picture 6 - Alum Rock Ave. and Scharff Ave. and Jackson Ave
Picture 7 - Alum Rock Ave. and I-680 and Alexander Ave/Muirfield Ave


June 19, 2017

King Rd. and Alum Rock Ave Parking Lot Closure on June 30


June 12, 2017

Project Construction Update


May 12, 2017

Project Construction Update


April 26, 2017

Bus Reroute at Alum Rock Station (Capital Ave and Wilbur) 


April 3, 2017

Project Construction Update


March 10, 2017

Project Construction Update


February 10, 2017

Project Construction Update


January 20, 2017

Project Construction Update


December 30, 2016 - Have a Happy New Year!

Project Construction Update


December 9, 2016

Project Construction Update


November 25, 2016

Project Construction Update


November 14, 2016

Night Work at Intersection of Alum Rock Ave and Alexander Ave


November 11, 2016

Project Construction Update


October 28, 2016

Project Construction Update


October 19, 2016

Street Slurry Seal Driveway Notice


October 14, 2016

Project Construction Update


September 30, 2016

Project Construction Update


September 22, 2016

Downtown and City Hall Construction Update

​September 15, 2016

Project Construction Update


September 9, 2016

Downtown and City Hall Construction Update


August 26, 2016

Project Construction Update


August 24, 2016

Downtown and City Hall Construction Update


August 12, 2016

Project Construction Update


August 11, 2016
Project Construction Notice (Eastbound Side of Alum Rock Ave Between I-680 and S. Capital Ave)

August 10, 2016

Downtown and City Hall Construction Update


​July 25, 2016

Project Construction Update


July 25, 2016

Downtown and City Hall Construction Update


July 16, 2016

Downtown and City Hall Construction Update


July 13, 2016

Project Construction Update - includes Downtown and City Hall Update

Work will begin in the bus median at the intersection of Alum Rock Ave. and Foss Ave.  As part of the new bus lane, cars traveling west on Alum Rock will not be able to make a left turn into Foss Ave permanently. This change in traffic access will take place as early as July 18. This intersection will also be closed temporarily from July 22 to August 1. Traffic will be directed to make a U-turn at the intersection with Jackson in order to access Foss Ave.  For a complete update, please open Project Construction Update
 

June 24, 2016

Storm Drain Work at 33rd and Alum Rock 


June 22, 2016

Downtown and City Hall Construction Update


June 21, 2016

Project Construction Update


June 10, 2016

Project Construction Update


June 3, 2016

Downtown and City Hall Construction Update

May 27, 2016

City Hall BRT Station Construction Update  - New start date


May 13, 2016

City Hall BRT Station Construction Update


May 5, 2016

Downtown Construction Update


May 2, 2016

Project Construction Update


April 18, 2016

Project Construction Update


April 13, 2016

​Downtown Construction Update


March 29, 2016

Project Construction Update

 

Downtown & San Jose City Hall BRT Station Notice


March 11, 2016

Project Construction Update


March 11, 2016

Overnight Shelter Installation On Capitol Avenue


February 26, 2016

Community Meetings Notice


February 24, 2016

Downtown and San Jose City Hall BRT Construction Update
Includes Community Meetings notice


February 22, 2016

Project Construction Update

Includes Community Meetings notice
emailed 2/26/2016


January 29, 2016

Construction Update

emailed 2/3/16

December 24, 2015

Construction Update


December 3, 2015

Alum Rock/McCreery Avenue Intersection Closure


November 23, 2015

This week in construction

November 6, 2015

Alum Rock Paving 11/11-11/14
Alum Rock/34th Street Intersection Closure

November 2, 2015

This Week in Construction

October 30, 2015

Alum Rock/33rd Street Intersection Closure

October 26, 2015

This Week in Construction

October 23, 2015

E. Santa Clara Street @ 17th and 24th Streets Shelter Installation

October 9, 2015

Activities have resumed on the north side (westbound) of Alum Rock Avenue. This will continue through early November.  For full details: Alum Rock@ Jackson-680.

Beginning on or about October 12, on the south side (eastbound) of Alum Rock Avenue, between U.S. 101-King Road, activities will resume, beginning with potholing and survey work. For full details: Alum Rock@ 101-King.

October 2, 2015

Replacement of the curb and gutter and a section of the roadway located on the northwest corner of E. Santa Clara Street at 5th Street begins Monday, October 5, 2015. For full details please select the following link: E. Santa Clara-5th St.For map of work area select E.Santa Clara-5th St.Map.

To view or download image below as a pdf, select Map & Schedule

To view or download image below as a pdf, select Map & Schedule

August 11, 2015

Activities Update

On July 9, 2015, the contractor struck a live gas line on Alum Rock at Ribbs Lane. The gas line was repaired and service restored later that same day. There was no other apparent damage. However, due to this major utility hit and other safety concerns, VTA has directed the contractor to cease all construction activities in the field while VTA and the contractor work to ensure resolution of all safety concerns.

Community safety is VTA’s top priority, and we are working with the contractor to ensure all safety concerns are resolved before resuming construction. During this stand down period, the contractor will continue to maintain a clean and safe construction zone, and maintain the traffic control along Alum Rock Avenue. 

While we understand this prolongs the construction project, community safety is a top priority. We will continue to update you on the progress and to share a more comprehensive schedule update for you, including a schedule for the installation of the new shelters.

To download this update please select Activites Update, 8-11-15. If you have any questions regarding the Santa Clara-Alum Rock Bus Rapid Transit Project, please contact our information line, 408.321.7575.

June 17, 2015

Construction activities will be diverting traffic to the outside curbside lanes in each direction of E. Santa Clara Street at 24th Street and southbound traffic will also be closed on 24th Street beginning Monday, June 22, 2015. For full details please select the following link: 24th Street Paving.

June 1, 2015

Beginning Wednesday, June 3, crews will be working downtown San Jose on Santa Clara Street, between First and Fifth Streets, to repair potholes. They will start between First and Second, and work east. Each location will take 2-3 days. For complete details, please select the attached link: Downtown Pothole Repair

May 26, 2015

The second phase of the final segment scheduled for roadway reconstruction and paving on the north side (westbound) of Alum Rock Avenue begins this evening, Tuesday, May 26, 7pm, through Friday, May 29, 7pm. This segment will take 72 hours, 3 days AND nights. Crews will be working from King Road to just beyond 33rd Street. Complete details of activities are attached in the link: Roadway Reconstruction/Paving.

Driveways will not be accessible by vehicles except for emergency vehicles, pre-arranged with the SJFD. Businesses and residents located on the north side of Alum Rock will be accessible for pedestrians via the sidewalk. Consider parking on nearby side-streets during this time.

Detours
Northbound/southbound 33rd and 34th streets crossing Alum Rock Avenue, and northbound from Alum Rock Avenue, will be detoured to North King Road. Please use posted detours.

  • East or westbound Alum Rock to northbound 33rd: continue to King Road, proceed north on King, make a left on St. James, or left on McKee, and left on 33rd.
    • **NOTE: Additional roadway reconstruction/paving at this intersection will continue through Saturday, May 30.
  • East or westbound Alum Rock to northbound 34th: continue to King Road, proceed north on King, make a left on St. James, left on 34th.

The westbound bus stop at Alum Rock & King will have restricted access, and an alternate bus stop will be in place. Please see the service notice: Westbound Alum Rock @ King for details.

May 18, 2015

Roadway reconstruction and paving is nearing completion on the north side of Alum Rock Avenue. The schedule for the final segment, between King Road and U.S. 101 on the north side of Alum Rock Avenue will be completed in 2 smaller phases. This has been revised to ensure emergency vehicle access, and has been coordinated with the San Jose Fire Department.

This week: Tuesday, May 19 through Thursday, May 21, 2015 – DAY WORK ONLY

Crews will be working in a short stretch between U.S. 101, west, to just beyond the driveway for the Bacalhau Grill restaurant/1555 Alum Rock Avenue. They will also be working in front of the driveway located immediately west of 1623 Alum Rock.

The following week crews will complete the remainder of the segment Tuesday, May 26, 2015, 7pm. This segment will take 72 hours, 3 days AND nights, and be complete Friday, May 29, 7pm. Driveways will not be accessible by vehicles except for those pre-arranged with the SJFD. Please use posted detours.

Businesses located on the north side of Alum Rock will be accessible for pedestrians via the sidewalk.

A reminder and any detour information will be posted later this week. 

May 15, 2015

Roadway reconstruction and paving continues this weekend, located on the north end of the intersection of Alum Rock Avenue and King Road beginning this evening (Friday, 5/15) and will be complete late tomorrow night, (Saturday, 5/16).

Traffic on King Road will be shifted on the north side of Alum Rock, and a Traffic Patrol Officer will be at the intersection to guide traffic and pedestrians.
East and westbound Alum Rock through traffic will not be impacted. 
North and southbound King Road traffic will be restricted (space) but also continue through.

Detours:
Left turns from eastbound Alum Rock to northbound King will be detoured to Jackson:
Eastbound Alum Rock to northbound King – continue east to Jackson, left on Jackson, left on McKee, continue to King, left onto King.

Left turns from southbound King to eastbound Alum Rock will be detoured to San Antonio:
Southbound King to eastbound Alum Rock – continue to San Antonio, left on San Antonio, left on Jackson, left onto Alum Rock.

May 8, 2015

 Roadway Paving May 11-17.

May 1, 2015

 Roadway & Paving Weekend Segment 1.


Roadway & Paving 5/4-7

April 24, 2015

Roadway & Paving, Segment 1.

Alum Rock Paving 4/27-4/30

April 20, 2015

 S.24th Street Detour.

April 13, 2015

Alum Rock Avenue Roadway

March 27, 2015

 Alum Rock Construction Update. Segment notices with additional details including noise and parking mitigation suggestions will be posted on this page as they are scheduled.

March 27, 2015

17th Station Notice, for larger map of detour below, select S.17th Street Detour. 

February 26, 2015

Northbound Alum Rock BRT Notice.

January 8, 2015

24th Street Sidewalk Completion

Downtown Potholing Notice (January 2015)

2014

December 29, 2014 (Construction Notice)

PG&E-Gas Meter Relocation

November 19, 2014 (Construction Notice)

Downtown Potholing Notice.

November 19, 2014 (Construction Notice)

Santa Clara and 17th Street, and Santa Clara at 24th Street

October 2, 2014 (Construction Notice - Downtown San Jose)

Downtown Westbound Santa Clara-Sanitary Sewer(2)

October 2, 2014 (Construction Notice - 24th Street)

24th Street Closure 

September 26, 2014 (Construction Notice - Downtown Mitchell Parking Lot)

Mitchell Parking Notice, and Mitchell Lot Conduit site plan.

September 26, 2014 (Construction Notice - Downtown Station)

Downtown Westbound Santa Clara-Sanitary Sewer

September 19, 2014 (Construction Notice - Potholing Westbound Santa Clara between 1st and 2nd Streets)

Potholing Westbound Santa ClaraWestbound/Downtown Bus Stop Relocation

August 29, 2014 (Construction Notice -Mitchell Parking Lot/North First Street)

Mitchell Parking Notice, and Mitchell Lot Conduit site plan.

August 25, 2014

Download the Monthly Activities Update.

August 20, 2014 (Construction Notice - Alum Rock Avenue)

Alum Rock Construction Notice 

July 11, 2014 (Construction Notice - Update)

Station construction at both westbound stations located on Santa Clara and 17th Streets, and Santa Clara at 24th Streets  

June 27, 2014 

Download the Monthly Activities Update.

Station construction Santa Clara and 17th Streets, and Santa Clara at 24th Streets

PGEG-McCreery Construction Notice.

June 13, 2014 (Construction Notice)

PGEG Meter Relocation.

June 10, 2014 (Construction Notice)

Underground Conduit Relocation.

 Potholing Notice.

 Arena Construction notice.

June 9, 2014 (Construction Notice)

Potholing and PG&E

June 4, 2014 (Construction Notice)

Alum Rock Station Construction Notice.

June 2, 2014 

Download the Monthly Activities Update.

May 28, 2014 (Construction Notice)

Select Potholing, May 28,2014

May 21, 2014 (Construction Notice)

'Conduit'

May 6, 2014 (Construction Notice)

 'Tree Removal Notice

April 25, 2014 (Construction Notice)

Potholing, April 28, 2014

April 21, 2014 

 

March 18, 2014 

Download the Monthly Activities Update.

February 21, 2014 

Download the Monthly Activities Update.