Traffic

Marsh Road and Bay Road will have roadway and lane closures on Saturdays from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm for the next two weekends, October 12 and 19, due to roadway maintenance.

Marsh Road between Bay Road and Bohannon Drive/Florence Street will be reduced from two lanes each direction to one lane each direction on October 10. No closures will occur on Bay Road during this portion of work.

Crews will completely close Bay Road at Marsh Road, Saturday, October 12, and detours will be in place.

Emergency vehicle access will be available at all times. Please plan for and expect delays during the work.

The City of Menlo Park is performing regular asphalt maintenance work along Marsh Road that started September 28 and is anticipated to be complete on October 19. This work is part of the City’s regular street resurfacing program, maintaining roadways throughout the City as well as adding new curb ramps, upgrading facilities to ADA standards, adjusting manhole and utility structure covers, sidewalk replacements, replacement of markings and striping, and other incidentals as

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Spotted: Izola the crossing guard back at her post

As a household on the path to a local school, it’s been great to have Izola the traffic guard helping kids and parents cross two different cross walks. While there are stop signs at all the intersections, some impatient motorists do a rolling stop at best. But not with Izola on duty! So, it was […]

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Reminder to drive safely and cautiously with schools opening

Menlo-Atherton High School starts this Wednesday, Aug. 14, followed by the Las Lomitas Elementary School District, the Woodside School District, the Portola Valley School District, and the Ravenswood School District  on Wednesday, Aug. 21, and the Menlo Park City School District on Thursday, Aug. 22. The Atherton Police Department sent out a list of reminders for […]

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San Mateo County to begin Santa Cruz Avenue lane closure pilot program

San Mateo County will be temporarily closing one lane of traffic in the northbound direction of Santa Cruz Avenue at the intersection of Santa Cruz Avenue and Alameda de las Pulgas beginning July 2 through October 2, 2019. The lane closure is anticipated to be in place for three months. San Mateo County has worked […]

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Bicycle safety improvements in downtown Menlo Park completed

Work on permanent treatments for the bicycle facilities along Oak Grove Avenue, Crane Street, Live Oak Avenue and University Drive in Menlo Park are now complete. Final construction of the project began in May 2019 and consisted of refreshing the faded painted lines from the pilot project with reflective thermoplastic striping. Between El Camino Real […]

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Heads up drivers and pedestrians – Menlo Park Police will be vigilant on June 27

The Menlo Park Police Department will conduct a pedestrian safety enforcement operation intended to educate drivers and pedestrians on traffic laws meant to keep them safe on the road. On Thursday, June 27, officers will be looking for violations made by drivers and pedestrians that are illegal and dangerous. Special attention will be directed toward […]

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GranFondo bike race may disrupt traffic in Menlo Park on June 22

GranFondo bike racing event will take place this Saturday, June 22. Expect some traffic delays in the area of Middlefield Rd., Woodland Ave., and Sand Hill Rd. between 7:00 am to 8:00 pm and on Willow Rd. between 11:00 am – 3:00 pm. Visit the race site for more information.

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City of Menlo Park seeks your feedback on Safe Routes to School strategy, walk and roll maps

The Safe Routes to School (SRTS) program is a citywide program that encourages and enables children to walk, bike or bus to school by making school travel safer, easier and more fun. At the March 24, 2019, spring party, participants had the opportunity to see the SRTS Strategy Guide and the newly-developed Walk and Roll […]

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Suspect arrested for felony DUI vehicle injury collision in Menlo Park

On Sunday, May 26, 2019, at approximately 12:29 a.m., a collision between two vehicles occurred at the intersection of southbound El Camino Real and Oak Grove Avenue. One of the involved vehicles caught fire and all four occupants were able to escape with non-life threatening injuries. Three of the four subjects were transported to a […]

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Menlo Park-specific bike safety classes will be offered for kids and their parents

Is your child planning to bike to middle school in the fall? Wheel Kids, together with the City of Menlo Park, have created a Menlo Park-specific Middle School Bike Skills parent/child class. The weekend morning class has three parts: in class instruction, blacktop practice and on the road cycling. Kids (and their parent — participation […]

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Section of Bay Trail in Menlo Park closing overnight April 3/4

The Bay Trail will close overnight between Willow Road and Chilco Street starting Wednesday, April 3, at 9:00 pm and reopen Thursday, April 4, at 6:00 am. The closure is necessary to complete work that will realign the Bay Trail around the future bayfront bicycle/pedestrian bridge. This will allow the Bay Trail to remain open […]

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