Capital Improvement Program

Program Summary

Capital Improvement Program (CIP) is a comprehensive 5-year capital improvement plan designed to develop and identify projects and the associated funds required to adequately develop and maintain the town’s infrastructure and future capital projects.

Capital Improvement Projects

Some current and recent CIP projects are listed below. 

The Plans and Specifications shown below are for viewing only and should not be used for bidding purposes.

The Town utilizes Prints Charles Reprographics for bid management services. Prospective bidders can view plans, specifications, and plan holder’s lists at no cost via the internet at (Plan Vault) or they can purchase the plans and specifications by contacting Prints Charles at (408) 240-3330 or to become an official plan holder.

For information about specific CIP projects, contact the Parks and Public Works Department at (408) 399-5770. 

#19-815-9930 Retaining Wall Repairs

The project includes the repair of a single 3-foot to 4-foot high retaining wall. One repair segment includes the replacement of timber lagging while maintaining existing piers. The second repair segment includes the complete wall replacement with a steel “H” beam/timber lagging soldier pile retaining wall. Both repair segments are contiguous.

#18-831-4609 Creek Trail, Park Pathway, and Parking Lot Seal Coat and Striping

The project includes removing existing striping, placing two coats of asphalt pavement seal coat, and installing pavement stripes and markings.

#19-811-9901 Annual Street Repair and Resurfacing (Asphalt Overlay)

The project will includes grinding of existing pavement, performing digout repairs, installing hot mix asphalt, adjusting manholes, valves, boxes, and monument covers, and installing pavement striping, markings, and signs.

#19-811-9901 Annual Street Repair and Resurfacing (Slurry Seal/Rubber Cape Seal)

The project will includes adjusting utilities, installing leveling course, performing digouts, installing a slurry seal, rubber chip seal, or rubber cape seal, and removing and replacing striping.

#19-813-9921 Annual Curb, Gutter, and Sidewalk Maintenance

The project will include the repair or replacement of concrete curb, gutter, sidewalks, and driveways, retrofitting of existing curb ramps, installation of class II aggregate base, installation of new curb ramps, horizontal concrete cutting, root pruning, removal and planting of trees, striping, and associated work within the town of Los Gatos.

#18-813-0234 One-way Downtown Street Pilot

The project will include removal of existing thermoplastic striping, removal and salvage or relocation of signs and/or posts or placement of new signs and/or posts, and placement of the new paint striping in Phase I and removal of all of the new improvements placed with the first phase, including striping, signs and posts, followed by a slurry seal in the location of the pilot project and installation of the original striping in thermoplastic in Phase II on N. Santa Cruz Avenue between Bachman Avenue and Elm Street.

#18-811-9901 Annual Street Repair and Resurfacing (Arterial/Collector Overlay)

The project includes grinding of existing pavement, placement of cold-in-place recycled pavement, leveling course, hot mix asphalt, and rubberized hot mix asphalt, digout repairs, adjustment of manholes, valves, boxes, and monument covers, replacement of traffic signal loops, placement of new bike loops and video detector cameras, and placement of new pavement stripes and markings.

#18-811-9901 Annual Street Repair and Resurfacing (Rubber Cape Seal) Re-Bid

This project consists of installing asphalt rubber cape or slurry seal street rehabilitation, performing hot mix asphalt digout repairs, installing hot mix asphalt leveling course, removing and replacing traffic striping, markers, and pavement markings, removing and replacing crosswalk striping, distributing public notification, and implementing traffic control, including temporary signage and striping.

#17-813-0231 Bicycle & Pedestrian Improvements

This project includes construction of a protected bike lane on Blossom Hill Road between Roberts Road and Los Gatos Boulevard, a Class I bike/pedestrian path on Blossom Hill Road at Roberts Road, and Fisher Middle School frontage improvements on Roberts Road. Work will involve installation of concrete curb, gutter, and sidewalks, modification of curb ramps, placement of new pavement stripes and markings, installation of flexible posts, relocation of traffic signal poles, and associated work in the Town of Los Gatos.

This project is partially funded through the Bay Area Air Quality Management District.

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Almond Grove Street Reconstruction Phase II

The project includes reconstruction of Almendra Avenue, Bayview Avenue, Bean Avenue, Glen Ridge Avenue, Massol Avenue, Nicholson Avenue, and Wilder Avenue in the Almond Grove District in the Town of Los Gatos as part of Almond Grove Street Rehabilitation project. Click on the link below for Plans and Specifications and other details about the project.