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Atherton rail crossing to be closed two weekends

Original post made on Aug 7, 2009

Caltrain will close the Fair Oaks Lane railroad crossing in Atherton over two weekends to reconstruct the crossing and adjacent track. Crews also will repave the street.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Thursday, August 6, 2009, 5:51 PM

Comments (3)

Posted by bike and car, a resident of Menlo Park: Suburban Park/Lorelei Manor/Flood Park Triangle
on Aug 7, 2009 at 4:05 pm

This is SO overdue. What a teeth-banging crossing.


Posted by train neighbor, a resident of Atherton: other
on Aug 11, 2009 at 9:42 am

Has this project started already? Live near the grade crossing, tons of noise already, Monday & Tuesday, midnight to 2AM -- trucks, banging on the rails, yelling....how can they start early w/o notice?


Posted by train neighbor, a resident of Atherton: other
on Aug 11, 2009 at 11:44 am

Am told by Caltrain the noise is just "preliminary work". Can't wait til Friday.


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