Traffic Alert - Grant Road Improvement Project Phase II - Stone Avenue to Park Avenue - Park Avenue Closed North of Grant Road and Additional Side Street Closures

On Saturday, June 9, 2018, Park Avenue just north of Grant Road will be closed to travel to allow work crews to repave this section of roadway.  The closure will be in effect from approximately 5 a.m. to 5 p.m. the same day. During the closure, motorists and bicyclists traveling south on Park Avenue will not have access to Grant Road.  Glenn Street can be used as a detour. Motorists and bicyclists traveling north on Park Avenue approaching Grant Road will be allowed to turn eastbound and westbound on Grant Road. Through travel will be prohibited during the closure.

Additional side street closures along Grant Road will take place next week to allow crews to remove old and abandoned underground water lines. On the following days, these side streets will be closed each night beginning at 7 p.m. and will reopen the next day at 5 a.m.:

  • Monday, June 11 and Tuesday, June 12 – Fourth Avenue, Sixth Avenue, El Capitan, south of Grant
  • Tuesday, June 12 and Wednesday, June 13 – Third Avenue, Flores Drive, Second Avenue south of Grant
  • Wednesday, June 13 and Thursday, June 14 – Second Avenue, Hampton Avenue, Fremont Avenue south of Grant 
  • Thursday, June 14 – Park Avenue south of Grant Road

Work to widen Grant Road from Stone Avenue to Park Avenue began in March 2017. The improvements include six vehicular travel lanes, protected bike/pedestrian street crossings, drainage improvements, indirect left turns at Stone Avenue and First Avenue, bike lanes and sidewalks, bus pullouts and bus shelters, and public art. For more information, please visit or email

The speed limit in the construction zone has been reduced to 25 mph and motorists can expect delays while traveling through the work zone. Please be cautious of equipment and construction personnel in the work areas. The schedule is subject to change due to inclement weather or unforeseen circumstances.