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Bike and Pedestrian Master Plan Phase I

Bicycle Pedestrian Master Plan Phase I Implementation Project

The Town of Atherton has retained a consultant to design and implement projects from the Bicycle & Pedestrian Master Plan. The Town is looking to construct the Class III routes first. Phase 1 improvements will include the placement of bike route signs and shared lane markings (sharrows) on the pavement. These improvements will help inform users that the routes are designated for shared use of bicycles and vehicles. Below is a construction schedule list and scope of work.

Construction Schedule


The town's contractor will be installing the signs and pavement legends this winter. Listed below is the anticipated schedule of when work will be completed on each street. The schedule is subject to change and will be updated as needed, due to unforeseen delays or weather related issues. Work will be completed during off peak travel periods to minimize disruption to the public. Please use caution and look for constructions activities as follows:

  • January 12 – Install Metal Post on Selby Ln & Austin Ave - Completed
  • January 13 – Install Metal Post on Dinkelspiel Station Ln, Alejandra Ave, Emilie Ave - Completed
  • January 14 – Install Metal Post on Barry Ln, Elena Ave, Camino Al Lago, & Park Ln - Completed
  • January 15 – Install Metal Post on Dinkelspiel Station Ln, Alejandra Ave, Emilie Ave - Completed
  • January 18 – Cancelled (National Holiday)
  • January 19 – Cancelled (Weather Delay)
  • January 20 – Sharrow Bike Symbol & Chevron on Austin Ave
  • January 21 – Sharrow Bike Symbol & Chevron on Austin Ave & Selby Ln
  • January 22 – Potential Cancellation (Weather Delay)
  • January 25 – Sharrow Bike Symbol & Chevron on Austin Ave & Selby Ln
  • January 26 – Sharrow Bike Symbol & Chevron on Camino Al Lago
  • January 27 – Sharrow Bike Symbol & Chevron on Camino Al Lago/Park Ln
  • January 28 – Sharrow Bike Symbol & Chevron on Park Ln
  • January 29 – Sharrow Bike Symbol & Chevron on Emilie Ave/Alejandra Ave
  • February 1 – Sharrow Bike Symbol & Chevron on Emilie Ave/Alejandra Ave
  • February 2 – Sharrow Bike Symbol & Chevron on Elena Ave
  • February 3 – Sharrow Bike Symbol & Post on Atherton Ave
  • February 4 – Sharrow Bike Symbol & Post on Atherton Ave
  • February 5 – Sharrow Bike Symbol & Post on Atherton Ave
  • February 8 – Sharrow Bike Symbol & Chevron on Barry Ln
  • February 9 – Sharrow Bike Symbol & Post on Dinkelspiel Station Ln
  • February 10 – Sharrow Bike Symbol & Post on Fair Oaks Ln & Watkins Ave
  • February 11 – Sharrow Bike Symbol & Post on Fair Oaks Ln & Watkins Ave

Scope of Work

Atherton Bike Route SignThe limits of work for Phase I of the BPMP Implementation Project are:

  1. Elena Avenue – between Valparaiso Avenue and Atherton Avenue;
  2. Faxon Road – between Barry Avenue and Elena Avenue;
  3. Barry Lane – between Faxon Road and Atherton Avenue;
  4. Selby Lane – between Atherton Avenue and West Selby Lane;
  5. Dinkelspiel Station Lane – between Watkins Avenue and Fair Oaks Avenue
  6. Austin Avenue – between Atherton Avenue and West Selby Lane;
  7. Atherton Avenue – between Alameda De Las Pulgas and El Camino Real;
  8. Shard Lane MarkingFair Oaks Avenue – between El Camino Real and Middlefield Road;
  9. Alejandra Avenue – between El Camino Real and Emilie Avenue;
  10. Emilie Avenue – between Alejandra Avenue and Valparaiso Avenue;
  11. Park Lane – between Emilie Avenue and Camino al Lago;
  12. Camino al Lago – between Park Lane and Alameda de Las Pulgas; and
  13. Watkins Avenue – between El Camino Real and Middlefield Road.

 Renderings

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Previous Action
Following receipt of feedback on the proposed plans from members of the public during an August 11 community meeting and from Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee members in September, updated plans were presented to the City Council. Council approved the plans at their September meeting, and the project is currently being advertised for Contractors to Bid on. Staff anticipates Council will award the project to the lowest price responsive and qualified bidder at the November Council Meeting, and that work will be completed by the end of January 2016 pending favorable weather.

Class III Improvement Plans
August 2015 Community Workshop Presentation
August 2015 Community Meeting Notes
November 2015 Community Workshop Presentation
November 2015 Community Meeting Notes

 

Historical Project Materials

Design Approach FINAL Master Plan Report

Initial Master Plan Project List

Priority Projects List from the Master Plan

For reference.

Project Contact:
Andrew Poster, PE, TE
Senior Engineer
650-752-0512