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.
A list of capital projects and a summary of their local impacts can be viewed here:  

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. 

#816-0410 Bicknell Road (Phase II) and Wissahickon Avenue Storm Drains

The project includes the installation of a new bolt-down manhole and HDPE pipe outfall for the existing 24” storm drain pipeline on Smith Creek Drive and Bicknell Road. The project also includes the removal and replacement of the existing 12” storm drain pipeline with 15” HDPE pipe, installation of a new reticuline grate cover onto an existing catch basin, and installation of rip rap at the outfall on Wissahickon Ave.

#18-812-0120 Guardrail Replacement Project - Federal Project No. HSIPL-5067(022)

The project will upgrade approximately 2,500 linear feet of existing non-conforming and/or damaged guardrail at nine locations along seven roadways within the Town. Proposed work includes: clearing and grubbing with vegetation removal and tree trimming; minor grading; and removing and replacing existing guardrail posts. Project locations include segments on More Avenue; Reservoir Road; Cleland Avenue; Miles Avenue; Los Gatos Boulevard; Blossom Hill Road; and Santa Rosa Drive. All work will occur within existing Town right of way.

#20-811-9901 FY 2020/21 Street Repair and Resurfacing (Slurry Seal/Rubber Cape Seal)

The project includes adjusting utilities, installing leveling course, performing digouts, installing a rubber cape seal or slurry seal, placing new pavement stripes and marking, constructing raised median, installing flexible posts, replacing traffic signal loops, placing new bike loops and video detection cameras, and associated work in the Town of Los Gatos.

#20-813-9921 FY 2020/21 Curb, Gutter, and Sidewalk Maintenance

The project includes 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, removal and planting of trees, striping, and associated work within the Town.

#20-813-0227 Smart Signals Field Improvements

The project includes mobilization; traffic control; installation of conduit, fiber optic communications cable, pull boxes, fiber optic splicing, termination and testing, signal interconnect cable termination, installation of networking equipment in traffic signal controller cabinets, replacement of pedestrian signal heads and traffic signal controller cabinet, installation and configuration of vehicle video image detection systems.

#18-821-2302 Corp Yard Engineering Building Tenant Improvements

The project includes converting existing storage area into office space and reconfiguring existing staff office space to accommodate offices for Engineering and Parks & Streets staff.

#19-813-0236 Crosswalk Improvements on State Route 9 at Massol Avenue

The project includes crosswalk improvements on State Route 9 at Massol Avenue in the Town of Los Gatos. Work includes, but is not limited to, replacing existing flashing beacons with rectangular rapid flashing beacons, installation of a landscaped median island, a new streetlight foundation and pole, installation of green thermoplastic bike lanes and other pavement markings, as shown on the Plans.