July 1, 2022
Media Contact: Mahmoud Abunie, 650-730-6201
Caltrain Begins Construction on Bayshore Station Overpass
On Tuesday, July 5, work on Caltrain’s Bayshore Station Overpass Rehabilitation Project will begin. This project will ensure the overpass remains safe and functional for years to come.
Work in July will include setting up a temporary containment system that will allow the use of the pedestrian bridge, station, and train tracks at all times and protect passengers and the community from dust, and debris from construction activities. This project will remove and replace the coating on the station’s pedestrian bridge and stairwells. Construction is expected to begin the first week of August, including sand blasting, washing, and painting from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday. The project is expected to be completed by November of this year.
The overpass will remain open to pedestrians during construction, with half the walkway under construction at a time. The $6.87 million project is made possible through a combination of state and San Francisco Prop K funds.
To sign up for the construction notice or for more information visit www.caltrain.com/BayshorePedBridge. For questions about the project, please call the Caltrain Customer Service at 800.660.4287 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
About Caltrain: Owned and operated by the Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board, Caltrain provides commuter rail service from San Francisco to San Jose, with commute service to Gilroy. While the Joint Powers Board assumed operating responsibilities for the service in 1992, the railroad celebrated 150 years of continuous passenger service in 2014. Planning for the next 150 years of Peninsula rail service, Caltrain is on pace to electrify the corridor, reduce diesel emissions by 97 percent by 2040 and add more service to more stations.
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