Churchill Avenue Crossing Reconstruction


The railroad grade crossing at Churchill Avenue in Palo Alto will be closed over two weekends for track maintenance work. The closure will be from Friday,September 23 at 11 p.m. until Monday, September 26 at 4 a.m. and again from Friday, September 30 at 8 p.m. until Monday, October 3 at 4 a.m.

Vehicular,bicycle and pedestrian traffic will not be able to cross the tracks during this outage. During the closure, Caltrain will establish detour signs for pedestrians and motorists to help with traffic flow. Neighbors may experience construction noise during this time. We apologize for the inconvenience.

The Churchill Avenue grade crossing will be reconstructed with new concrete,ballast, ties and rail, as well as extended concrete panels. New pavement and striping will also be included as part of the reconstruction. These elements will provide a safer crossing for vehicles, pedestrians and bicyclists.

Churchill Avenue Crossing Closure Map