_Completed December 12-16
  • Installed pavers on new sidewalk section in the Skip’s Pizza block of First St
  • Poured concrete for new sidewalk on Main St & First St corner in front of Lite for Life
  • Continue installing new irrigation lines and valves for new landscaping
  • Installed new signal control cabinet on Main St near Chevron gas station
  • Demolished the old sidewalk on First St adjacent to First & Main Sports Bar
  • Poured new concrete on Main St adjacent to Foothill Expressway on the southern end of intersection
  • Continued installing stone on raised planter on State St end of First St
  • Continued installing electrical conduit on First St
Businesses Open During Construction
  • The new sidewalk is scheduled to re-open on Friday for access into Webtown Dry Cleaners and the Dailey Method (baring a weather delay)
Scheduled for December 19-23
  • Begin installing signal poles for First and Main intersection
  • Continue installing stone on long raised planter adjacent to State St
  • Final grading and base rock installation for new sidewalk between State and Central Parking Plaza
  • Set concrete forms and install rebar for new sidewalk between State and Central Parking Plaza
  • Pour concrete for new sidewalk (two pours)
  • Continue Installing new irrigation lines and valves for new landscaping
  • Install electrical conduit along First St for irrigation and up lights
  • Continue installing new sidewalk pavers
  • Grade and install base rock for new sidewalk on the First & Main Sports Bar corner
Downtown White Dot Parking Program
  • Business owners & employees– do you have your White Dot Permit yet? Read all about the exciting program that benefits everyone downtown! Read more here  www.firststreetlosaltos.org/white-dot-parking.html
Downtown Traffic Updates
  • January 1, 2012 streets adjacent to the Main & State intersection will close from 7:00am-noon for the annual NYD Fun Run on January 1, 2012
  • First St between State  & Main St is open to cars in the southbound direction while the new sidewalks are installed on the east side of First Street. It will close as needed during construction hours to protect pedestrians & workers.
Holiday Schedule & Events
  • The New Year’s Day Free 5k Fun Run begins at 9:00 am @ the corner of Main & State Streets. For more info visit www.losaltosrecreation.org
  • The next weekly construction meeting will be January 5, 2012 at 3:00 pm in the Chamber of Commerce.
  • Annie’s next update will be emailed  Jan 6, 2012
  • No work will occur on December 26 (holiday)
 
 
_  Completed November 28-December 9
  • Installed temporary pedestrian access for Skip's Pizza and along First Street
  • Demolish the old sidewalk on First Street between Main St and the Central Parking Plaza
  • Set forms, installed rebar and poured  concrete base for new sidewalk on first block
  • Removed forms on long planter wall at State St and began stone installation on face
  • Completed irrigation line installation and wiring along First Street
  • Poured concrete foundation for irrigation control box in Parking Plaza North
  • Installed electrical conduit and connected into the power supply for the new street lights
  • Demolished sidewalk from State Street to Central Parking Plaza
  • Graded and compacted soil in preparation for baserock
  • Dug out, set forms and poured confor new trellis foundations along First St
  • Installed drainers for new raised plant pots
  • Built concrete forms adjacent to First & Main St intersection
Downtown Traffic Update
  • First St between State  & Main St is open to cars in the southbound direction only while the new sidewalks are installed on the east side of First Street. It will be closed as needed during construction hours to protect pedestrians and workers. The west side sidewalk is open.
Businesses Open During Construction
  • All First St businesses are open! To access the dry cleaners and the fitness studio use their rear entrances in the Central Parking Plaza
Downtown Entrance Monolith Update
  • The City Council will consider removing the granite monoliths from the First Street Streetscape with an option to direct the Public Arts Commission to consider placing a sculpture on the existing pedestal instead. The meeting is Tuesday, December 13 at 7:00 pm in the Council Chamber, One North San Antonio Road, Los Altos. The meeting is open to the public.
Scheduled for This Week: December 12-16
  • Continue installing stone on long raised planter adjacent to State St
  • Install pavers on new sidewalk base on the first block of First St near Main St
  • Final grading and baserock installation for new sidewalk between State & Central Parking Plaza
  • Set concrete forms and install rebar for new sidewalk
  • Pour concrete for new sidewalk (two pours)
  • Install irrigation lines and valves for new landscaping
  • Install electrical conduit along First St for irrigation and up lights
  • Begin ground work for installing signal lights for First and Main intersection
 
 
Completed October 31-November 4
  • Completed excavation of new drainage lines adjacent to Passarelle redesign section
  • Installed new 10” drainage pipe and connection to the storm drain system on First Street
  • Began stone tile installation on the fountain
  • Completed installing, grading and compaction  the final base layers for the new First Street asphalt street
  • Completed the curb & gutter concrete on the east side of First Street to Passarelle redesign section
  • Constructed a barrier swale for the asphalt adjacent to the Passerelle redesign section
  • Continued  excavation for new foundations , irrigation and electrical conduit on State Street
  • Completed grading and compaction of north side of Main Street sidewalk adjacent to Foothill
  • Installed new rain and erosion barriers on project perimeters
  • Completed re-engineering work for sidewalk transition and ground elevations on State Street at First Street

Downtown Traffic Updates
  • First Street paving was delayed on Friday, November 4 due to rain.
  • The first layer (lift) of asphalt is in progress today, Monday, November 7. The second lift date will be determined this week.

Other Downtown News
  • The Downtown Holiday Stroll is  this Friday, November 11 from 5-9pm: Shops open! Music, food and entertainment; for more details, click here!
Scheduled for This Week
  • Install tile for new fountain
  • Demolish the State St curb & gutter adjacent to the project
  • Install final layers of aggregate and soil for the new First Street roadbed
  • Pave the first layer (lift) of asphalt on First Street
  • Complete the stone tile installation on First Street Fountain
  • Continue work on new traffic signal control box
  • Continue landscaping area preparation
  • Continue gas line connection work
  • Continue engineering design work on sidewalk transition and ground elevations on State Street at First Street
  • Removal of the City’s Field Office (temporary trailer) in First Street parking lot
  • Excavate and pour concrete for First Street planter wall near State Street
  • Re-grade and compact Central Plaza sidewalk
  • Set and pour concrete bands adjacent to Central parking plaza
  • Remove temporary sidewalk at Main Street