US 101/De La Cruz Boulevard/Trimble Road Interchange Improvements

The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA), in cooperation with the City of San Jose and the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), proposes to reconstruct the US 101/Trimble Road interchange and to widen Trimble Road between De La Cruz Boulevard/Seaboard Avenue and Central Expressway in the City of San Jose and City of Santa Clara. This project is funded by the 2016 Measure B sales tax. 

Objectives

The purpose of this project is to improve traffic and enhance safety for vehicles merging onto southbound US 101 from the De La Cruz Boulevard/Trimble Road interchange...

The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA), in cooperation with the City of San Jose and the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), proposes to reconstruct the US 101/Trimble Road interchange and to widen Trimble Road between De La Cruz Boulevard/Seaboard Avenue and Central Expressway in the City of San Jose and City of Santa Clara. This project is funded by the 2016 Measure B sales tax. 

Objectives

The purpose of this project is to improve traffic and enhance safety for vehicles merging onto southbound US 101 from the De La Cruz Boulevard/Trimble Road interchange in the City of San Jose, and improve mobility and enhance safety for bicyclists and pedestrians traveling across the interchange adjacent to the San Jose International Airport.

Project Features

The proposed improvements include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Replacing the existing US 101 overcrossing to provide additional lanes and accommodating bike and pedestrian facilities
  • Widening Trimble Road to six travel lanes through the interchange limits
  • Reconstructing the southbound exit loop to a partial cloverleaf design and incorporating a new intersection on De La Cruz Boulevard
  • Configuring interchange and surface street improvements for multi-modal uses, including pedestrian and bicycle users
  • Reconstructing the intersection of De La Cruz Boulevard/Trimble Road and Central Expressway to provide bike lanes, and additional through and turning lanes

Environmental

The project is Categorically Exempt under Class 1 of the State California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) guidelines. A Categorical Exemption is the appropriate level of environmental review for the project.

Flyover Video

Flyover Video

Disclaimer: Please note that this video is an incomplete model. It contains minor inaccuracies and inconsistencies with the final design details.  

Community Outreach

Current public health official requirements limits VTA’s in-person interaction with the community during the public engagement process.

For more information about this project email VTA Community Outreach at community.outreach@vta.org, or call (408) 321-7575.

Timeline

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Blog Post: Reconstruction This Summer for US 101/De La Cruz Boulevard/Trimble Road
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The US 101/De La Cruz Interchange, in San Jose, is getting a much-needed makeover beginning this summer as a 2016 Measure B-funded project. VTA and the City of San Jose, in cooperation with the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), will begin the reconstruction of the US 101/De La Cruz Boulevard/Trimble Road interchange. Read more here

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Construction
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Funding

Total Funding
$70-75 Million
Amount
$70-75 Million

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