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Uneven Pavement Sign - W. Las Positas

Original post made by Anna on Sep 17, 2013

I travel W. Las Positas westbound between Hopyard and Foothill
Rd quite frequently. I have to always remember to stay in the
right hand lane because of the 'uneven pavement, in the left lane.
When is the City going to actually fix the road. It's been months
since the sign has been placed there and the road is horrible.
What's taking so long to fix the road?

Comments (7)

Posted by Sam, a resident of Oak Hill
on Sep 17, 2013 at 12:15 pm

I use W. Las Positas between Hopyard and Foothill almost every day, but I'm not aware of any uneven pavement in the westbound left lane or any other lane of it. Don't recall seeing any warning signs around there, either. Are you sure it's between Hopyard and Foothill?

There used to be a pretty bad, nasty bump on W. Las Positas going westbound soon after passing Stoneridge Drive, but I haven't noticed any problems on W. Las Positas since then.

Posted by Cholo, a resident of Livermore
on Sep 17, 2013 at 5:41 pm

I have a slight bump on the back of my head but I've never confused that with a nasty bump on W. Las Positas?

are you weird or what?

Posted by Cholo, a resident of Livermore
on Sep 17, 2013 at 5:43 pm

Did you mean to say that you think that there's a bump in the road?

Posted by Right, a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Sep 17, 2013 at 8:56 pm

Sam, you can't be serious. Stay in the left lane going westbound after you pass Luckys. In the curve just past the DMV office (I know the DMV is on the left side of the road, I'm just giving you a point mo reference) the tree roots from the pines in the center divide have raised the pavement several inches on both sides of W. las Posiitas. The city's solution: put up an orange sign stating there is 'uneven pavement'. It is such an understatement, but I don't suppose they have a sign that says, 'watch out for the precipice'. One would think fixing the road would be cheaper than the inevitable lawsuit from a driver that will soon be hurt on that stretch of road.

Posted by Sam, a resident of Oak Hill
on Sep 17, 2013 at 9:54 pm

I drove through the area on the way back from work this afternoon. Yes, there is some unevenness in the westbound left hand lane of W. Las Positas there, as well as an orange warning sign. I honestly never noticed the unevenness before because I always use the right lane. I still don't think that the unevenness is currently very bad, though. The slight bumpiness shouldn't be much of a problem if one is obeying the 35 mph speed limit.

Yes, the road crews should work on getting the road repaired, but it shouldn't present much of a problem right now. Just stay in the right lane if the bumpiness bothers you. There's no need to be in the left lane anyway since the left and right lanes shortly merge into one lane as the road goes over the 680 freeway.

Posted by Right, a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Sep 18, 2013 at 3:42 pm

In other words, until the city gets there act together, move the traffic bottleneck from the base of the overpass to just past Luckys. Good luck to all those folks trying to get to Foothill early in the morning every weekday.

Posted by resident, a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Sep 19, 2013 at 9:30 am

While we are at it, any chance the city might consider repairing the broken section of Stanley between Main and First/Stanley? Most truck stps are in better shape than this major thouroughfare in the center of town.

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