With an emphasis on sustainability, Alameda County has constructed safety and beautification improvements on 3 miles of Stanley Boulevard between the City limits of Pleasanton and Livermore. This once blighted industrial corridor has four-lanes and is characterized as a high-speed, high volume roadway, is transformed to a rural parkway setting. This project is a benchmark for sustainable design and reconstruction of a roadway and trail system that is safe, multi modal, beautiful and environmentally friendly.
Stanley Boulevard, between City Limits of Pleasanton and Livermore, CA
Alameda County Public Works
Bay Friendly Rater
1,437,480 sq ft
Grounds Open To Public?
Bay-Friendly Rated Landscape Score
Bay-Friendly Landscape Highlights
- 100% native plants
- Reclaimed water for irrigation
- Curb inlets and bioswales capture filter 95% of stormwater runoff including the street!
- LED low energy traffic signals and street lighitng
- Recycled asphalt from existing road was used for base material for the multi use pathway
- Stone and non concrete hardscape was sourced from within 500 miles. Boulders were sourced from the County's corp yard and decomposed granite was sourced from the quarry directly adjacent to the site.
- Saves save 3,283,997 gallons of water per year and reduces greenhouse gas emissions by between 241.66 - 626.62 tons of CO2e over the life of the project