Friday, June 1, 2012

18-Day Road Closure: Crystal Springs Road between Polhemus and Skyline/Hwy 35

Crystal Springs Road between Polhemus and Skyline/Hwy 35, in unincorporated San Mateo County just south of the Town of Hillsborough, will be closed be for 18 consecutive days from Monday, June 11th to Friday, June 29th . The road closure is necessary to replace a regional water pipeline as part of the Crystal Springs Pipeline No. 2 project.  

The closure will be in effect for cars and other vehicles 24 hours a day, Monday through Sunday, from June 11 to June 29. Bicycles only will have through access on Sundays to Sawyer Camp Trail. The road will be closed for cyclists Monday to Saturday – including Saturdays June 16th and 23rd.

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During the closure, cars will be detoured onto Hwy 280. Bicycles will be detoured to Hillsborough city streets.  (Click on map to enlarge)

Bicycle Detour
From Hwy 35:
· Take Hayne Road under 280
· Turn Right on Black Mountain
· Continue on Black Mountain
· Turn Right on W. Santa Inez
· Continue on Brentwood
· Turn Right on El Cerrito
· Turn Right on Crystal Springs

From Polhemus Road:
· Take Crystal Springs Road (North)
· Turn Left on El Cerrito
· Turn Left on Hayne Road, continue under 280

Motorist Detour Information
From 280:
· Use 280 South to Bunker Hill
· Exit Bunker Hill, continue East to Polhemus Road
· Turn left on Polhemus Road

From Polhemus Road:
· Go South on Polhemus Road
· Turn right (East) on Bunker Hill
· Take 280 North to Hayne/Black Mountain Exit

 

Look How Far the Water System Improvement Program Has Come

The Water System Improvement Program (WSIP) is $4.6-billion of infrastructure upgrades, including more than 80 projects located in six Bay Area counties to ensure the highest quality drinking water and a reliable water supply to customers following an earthquake. These seismic improvements include dams, tunnels, pipelines, treatment plants and many more facilities that serve 2.6 million Bay Area customers. 2011 marked the start of the WSIP’s most active construction year to date. As of March 31, 2012, 55 out of 81 local and regional projects have been completed. All WSIP projects are forecasted to be complete in 2016. To view our progress and learn more about our water system, check out our video of water system improvements in your area here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5qwqUcPIOyM&feature=youtu.be