Traffic Alert

October 8 – November 15: Construction Notice for VTA’s BART Silicon Valley Phase II Extension Project

What to Expect: Geotechnical boring activities will occur adjacent to street curbs and gutter, in the median, and in Diridon parking lots.
The truck and drilling equipment will generate ambient level noise equivalent to a lawn mower.

Location: Along W. Santa Clara Street, Montgomery Street, Cahill Street and White Street.

Approximate Start Date and Duration of Work:

Beginning October 8, 2018, construction will take place one street at a time through mid-November.

General Work Hours:

7 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday – Friday

No weekend work is anticipated.


At least one lane of traffic will be open at all times where the work is being performed. Work area will be restored once work is complete.

Saturday, October 13, 2018 6:00 AM – 2 PM: Walk to End Alzheimer’s

St John St between Autumn St and Almaden Blvd

Autumn St between St John St and Santa Clara St

Santa Clara St between Montgomery St and Almaden Blvd

Almaden Blvd between Carlysle St and Park Ave

Downtown Construction Update

Oct. 30, 6 p.m., City Hall, 200 E. Santa Clara Street, Wing Rooms 118-119. Learn about current and upcoming construction projects in downtown. Developers, contractors and city staff will be present to answer questions. This meeting is presented in collaboration with Councilmember Peralez’s office, the Department of Public Works and the San Jose Downtown Residents Association.

New street sweeping signs:

City of San Jose is adding “No Parking” signs in some of the business and residential areas around downtown, so that it can do vehicle-free street sweeping. Look for the signs in the following areas, with enforcement to begin about a month after installation: 
Santa Clara Street, from 7th to 13th streets; 
Almaden Avenue and Vine Street from Grant Street to Alma Avenue;
South First Street, from Grant to Floyd Streets; North Fourth Street between Taylor and Julian streets; 
North 7th Street between Taylor and Empire streets; 
5th, 6th, 7th streets between Santa Clara and Empire and 8th and 9th from Santa Clara to Washington Street;
Reed and William streets between Fourth and Market streets.

Downtown San Jose Farmers’ Market – Fridays, May 4 – Nov. 16

Every Friday during the market season, San Pedro Street will be closed to non-Farmers’ Market vendors from St. John Street at 8 a.m. and from Santa Clara Street by 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.