Construction begins on Los Altos Foothill Expressway widening project

 Foothill Expressway construction
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Crews begin readying Foothill Expressway last week for an expansion project that includes adding a lane in both directions.

Work is at last underway on the Foothill Expressway expansion project in Los Altos. 


Foothill Expressway widening set to begin

Work on expansion of Foothill Expressway in Los Altos is set to begin the week of April 13, according to Los Altos and Santa Clara County transportation officials.

Foothill Expressway widening project concerns residents

An upcoming Foothill Expressway widening project has nearby residents concerned about traffic diverted to their side streets.

At a Feb. 4 workshop at Los Altos City Hall, several residents who live on University Avenue and Milverton Road expressed fears about inherited traffic as commuters seek to avoid expressway construction during the course of the 160-day project, set to begin next month.

As housing edges businesses out, musician vows to rebuild his client base

This is the second in a three-part series on Los Altos business owners who have been – or may soon be – displaced by construction of state-mandated affordable housing units zoned for the commercial areas they once operated from. Part 1 ran Dec. 4. 

'A dramatic difference': Altos II housing development passes planning commission


Renderings Courtesy of SDG ARCHITECTS
After 4898 El Camino Real developer Mircea Voskerician and his architect Jeff Potts presented plans for the Altos II complex, above, to the Los Altos Planning Commission, they took the commission’s feedback and created a revised look, below.

As he presented an updated design at last week’s Los Altos Planning Commission meeting, architect Jeff Potts said he and developer Mircea Voskerician were “excited” about their newly proposed Altos II multifamily housing project at 4898 El Camino Real.

By the time the commission voted 6-0 to recommend the project to the city council – member Ronit Bodner was absent – Commissioner Sally Meadows confirmed they were excited as well.


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