Palo Alto: Newell Road/San Francisquito Creek Bridge Replacement Public Meeting

From SVBC:

The City of Palo Alto, in coordination with the City of East Palo Alto and the San Francisquito Creek Joint Powers Authority (JPA), is managing a project to replace the existing Newell Road bridge over San Francisquito Creek in order to increase creek flow capacity and the safety of motorists, bicyclists, and pedestrians using the bridge. At this community meeting, project staff will present alternative design concepts for the new bridge and solicit comments and questions from members of the public.

Email or call (650) 329-2469 for more information. Further information and project updates are available on the project web site


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