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Los Altos Police Department
Friday October 18th, 2019 :: 10:02 a.m. PDT


UPDATE: Advisory Cancelled. Foothill is open in both directions but allow for intermittent closures throughout the day. Thank you!

Advisory Cancelled. Foothill is open in both directions! Thank you so much and be safe!

ROADWAY REMAINS CLOSED: Avoid the 1-mile stretch of Foothill Expressway from Grant Road to Homestead Road while PG&E continues repair work on the downed power pole and lines. PG&E estimates work completion by 12:00 pm, Friday, 10/18/19. Please plan accordingly. We appreciate your patience during this time.

PRESS RELEASE: On 10/17/19 at approximately 2:40 pm, a vehicle accident occurred on Foothill Expressway at Arboretum Drive.  The vehicle overturned and struck a power pole, causing live wires to fall across Foothill Expressway.  There were minor injuries to the driver.  Foothill Expressway is closed in both directions between Arboretum and Homestead Road.  PG&E is on scene repairing the power lines.  The time for reopening is undetermined at this time.  Please avoid the area and use alternate routes.  We will advise when the road is clear.  There are power outages in the area.

Los Altos Police Department
1 N San Antonio Rd
Los Altos, CA 94022

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 650-947-2770

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