Caltrain maintenance planned for Peninsula

March 31, 2008 9:15:45 AM PDT
Caltrain crews will be performing routine maintenance on train tracks throughout the Peninsula starting Sunday, according to the agency.

In South San Francisco and San Bruno crews will continue reconstruction of San Mateo Avenue and the demolition of the former lumberyard between Monday and Friday, according to Caltrain. Sidewalks will also be installed on Scott Street and Angus Avenue.

Crews will also be working in Burlingame from Monday to April 5, continuing work on the southbound platform of the station. Work tracks and ties will be replaced.

Crews will also be working between Burlingame and San Mateo welding and grinding switches as well as replacing worn asphalt, rails, ties and ballast. This will take place from Sunday to Friday.

Between Menlo Park and San Jose crews will be welding and grinding switches as well as replacing worn asphalt, rails, ties and ballasts from today to Friday, according to Caltrain. This work will be done at night.

In Mountain View crews will close the railroad grade crossing at Rengstorff Avenue to reconstruct the crossing as well as resurface the street. The closure began Friday at 8 p.m. and will continue through 5 a.m. Monday.

During the closures drivers will have to detour around the construction using Shoreline Boulevard or the San Antonio Road overpass, according to Caltrain.


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