State Route 17 (SR 17) Corridor Congestion Relief Project

The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA), in cooperation with the Town of Los Gatos and the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), proposes to construct improvements on State Route 17 and upgrade the State Route 17/ State Route 9 interchange in the Town of Los Gatos.

Public Scoping Meeting

A virtual public scoping meeting for this project will be held Thursday, May 19, 2022 at 6 pm. The purpose of the meeting is to gather input on the scope and content for the environmental document.

For details and to RSVP, please visit http://sr17corridor.eventbrite.com

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The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA), in cooperation with the Town of Los Gatos and the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), proposes to construct improvements on State Route 17 and upgrade the State Route 17/ State Route 9 interchange in the Town of Los Gatos.

Public Scoping Meeting

A virtual public scoping meeting for this project will be held Thursday, May 19, 2022 at 6 pm. The purpose of the meeting is to gather input on the scope and content for the environmental document.

For details and to RSVP, please visit http://sr17corridor.eventbrite.com

The deadline for receiving comments on the project environmental scope for the EIR/EA is June 6, 2022. Comments can be sent by email to: sr17-corridor@vta.org

or by mail to:
California Department of Transportation
Attn: Juliane Smith
P.O. Box 23660, MS 8B
Oakland, CA, 94623-0660

 

Objectives

The purpose of this project is to:

  • Relieve congestion and improve traffic operations on the freeways and local roadways
  • Reduce cut through traffic in the Town of Los Gatos;
  • Improve bicycle and pedestrian facilities and connectivity; and
  • Support interfacing with multi-modal congestion relief solutions.

Project Features

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

  • Modify on- and off-ramps at the State Route 17/ State Route 9 interchange.
  • Modify State Route 17 mainline lanes and shoulder to eliminate lane-drops and bottlenecks from Lark Avenue to State Route 17/ State Route 9 interchange.
  • Implement and/or interface with advanced transportation technology solutions such as advanced traffic signal control systems being implemented by the Town, advanced traveler information systems, advanced ramp metering systems and web-based applications.
  • Implement complete streets consistent features to improve bicyclist and pedestrian travel.

Timeline

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Preliminary Engineering
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Environmental Clearance
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Design and Engineering
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Construction
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Funding

Total Funding
$40 million - $50 million
Amount
$40 million - $50 million