A collaborative effort with the federal government to protect Foster City from sea level rise, flooding, and climate change took a significant step forward with the House Committee on Appropriations agreeing to allocate $988,600 toward the Levee Improvements Project.
The Levee Improvements Project is scheduled to reopen the Baffin Bridge on or around June 6, making the Baffin Street crossing the current project access point to Belmont/Redwood Shores. A revised detour map is now available on the project website.
The Levee Improvements Project will increase operations along Beach Park Boulevard in February as restrictions go into effect along the southern end of the project area due to bird nesting windows.
Foster City and School District Share Safety Reminders and Suggested Detour Route as Students Return to Bowditch Middle School Beginning August 12
With Bowditch Middle School’s school year beginning Thursday, August 12, the City of Foster City and the San Mateo-Foster City School District would like to remind students, parents and the community to use extra caution when driving near the area.
The Levee Improvements Project will conduct additional paving work along Beach Park Boulevard to expand and maximize safety efforts in the area on or around Monday, July 12.
The Levee Improvements Project has completed phase 3 sheet pile installation and grading from the San Mateo Bridge to Anchor Road, marking a significant milestone for the project.
The City of Foster City is asking for the community to partner with us in keeping our City streets safe for all users by exercising caution and following safety protocols on Beach Park Boulevard. Please remember that the bike lanes should only be used by cyclists and the sidewalk is reserved for joggers, walkers, strollers and non-motorized scooters.
The Levee Improvements Project will resume work in the Phase 1 area (Port Royal Drive to Shorebird Park) on or around June 7, starting with the closure of the Baffin Street crossing to Belmont/Redwood Shores. A revised detour map is available on the project website.
Levee Improvements Project Completes Phase 2 Sheet Pile Installation from Shorebird Park to the San Mateo Bridge
Foster City City Council and the Levee Improvements Project team gathered near Bridgeview Park on April 30 to commemorate the installation of the final sheet pile in Phase 2 of the project, from Shorebird Park to the San Mateo Bridge. The sheet pile installation began in early March in tandem with the Phase 3 closure from the San Mateo Bridge to Anchor Road.
City and Bowditch Middle School Share Safety Reminders as Students Return to Campus Beginning April 19
With Bowditch Middle School scheduled to welcome students back to campus for a modified “hybrid” learning schedule beginning Monday, April 19, the school and the City of Foster City would like to remind community members to use extra caution when driving near the Bowditch Middle School area.