Current Status Updates
11/20/17: The following are a list of upcoming concrete pouring dates which will impact both Walnut St. & the valet assist lot at 616 Laurel St. Pours will begin at 8 am with a City-authorized 7 am staging time. End time is 5 pm unless otherwise notified. Dates: 11/20, 11/21, 11/22, 11/27, 11/30, 12/5, 12/6, 12/12, 12/14, 12/15.
Note that Walnut St. is not scheduled to be closed on these dates, but we recommend using alternate routes.
The valet assist lot will also be impacted but not closed. Parking at Samtrans building is always recommended.
10/30/17: The parking garage is coming along. Dramatic changes and lots of progress!
Phase 1 Timeline
Begin utility underground work. This work will impact some public parking spaces in the Wheeler lot and along Walnut Street during the day. The spaces will be available for customer parking in the evening hours.
SamTrans parking garage open for free customer (3-hour) and employee permit parking (all day). The garage is accessible from Walnut Street.
Demolish 616 Laurel Street (Foodville). Demolition will take approximately 2 weeks and impact sidewalk access on Laurel Street.
Demolish 1245 and 1249 San Carlos Ave. Demolition time estimated to take 2 to 3 weeks and some sidewalk & parking impacts will take place.
Temporary employee parking lot opens along El Camino Real (south of Arroyo).
Temporary free public valet assisted lot opens at footprint of Foodville site.
Wheeler Plaza Public lot closes for construction.
Fencing of site and demolition of concrete, removal of trees, utility poles.
Grading and shoring of site, sanitary sewer work along San Carlos Avenue.