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Road and lane closures for the week of oCTOBER 20, 2014

Sign up for City of Sacramento email updates.The following list includes those lane and road closures most affecting the traveling public. Also, see the Construction Newsline for short-term sidewalk and street closures. Stay up to date. Sign up for traffic email alerts.

Downtown Sacramento

Entertainment and Sports Center Project (Between 5th and 7th streets and J and L streets)

When

The Sacramento Kings have City approval to work from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. Monday through Saturday, with a few exceptions that will be announced in advance. See a map of the site including barricades, open businesses and access points at http://sacramentoesc.com/construction.php

Details

During demolition, you can expect some the following changes and construction activities:

Pedestrians accessing the west half of the mall will need to use J or L streets as temporary fencing panels will be installed at the current mall entry between 5th and 7th streets and L and J streets, followed by installation of plywood barricades.

Truck deliveries of building materials to loading docks at 5th/L Street. Please note that primary truck routes are along J Street, I Street, 3rd Street, P Street,  and H and G, 6th, 7th, and 8th streets to and from Richards Boulevard and on to the freeway.

Also, during the demolition, truck traffic can also be expected to be making its way to Bell Marine Sand & Gravel Co. located at the very northern end of 28th Street, north of C Street, where concrete, dirt and sand is unloaded. Trucks are restricted from using 28th Street, south of E Street to go to and from the facility.

A sidewalk closure at the southern corner of 6th and J Street. Expect a new crosswalk at 6th and J streets.

Two new bus stops are being relocated from 1) 7th and L to Capitol Avenue between 7th and 8th streets; 2) from 5th and L to 5th between Capitol and L Street 3) a third bus stop is being added to 9th and L Street.

Three concrete pedestrian ramps are being modified at 6th and L Street and 7th and L Street and 6th and J Street.

Project Contact
24/7 Construction Project Hotline
(916) 741-ESC2 (3722)
http://sacramentoesc.com/construction.php
Email


Multiple closures around State Capitol, Saturday, Oct. 25

When

Saturday, Oct. 25, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Details

Road Closure on # 1 travel lane on N Street between 10th and 15th streets. Both lanes will be closed on 9th Street between N Street and L Street, 10th between N Street and L Street, and Capitol Mall between 8th Street and 9th Street.

No Parking from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on 9th street between N and L, 10th between N and L, N Street between 10th and 15th streets (except the 1400 block of N Street on the north side) and L Street between 10th and 15th streets.

Confederation of Clubs is sponsoring The Unification Rally on Saturday, Oct. 25 on the west steps of the State Capitol. The event will begin at 10 a.m. and end at 3 p.m. The set up for the event will begin at 7 a.m. the morning of.

Attendees for the event will begin arriving at the State Capitol between approximately 8:30-9 a.m. The metered parking spaces around the perimeter of the State Capitol have been reserved for Confederation of Clubs. Rally attendees will park around the perimeter of the capitol first.

On Site Contact
Joe Bredsford
Phone: 707-803-1618

7th and N streets

When

Sep. 29 through Oct. 31, 7am - 4 pm

Night work occurs on the following dates.

Sun, 10/26, 11 pm to Mon 10/27, 8 am

Mon, 10/27, 11 pm to Tues 10/28, 8 am

Tues, 10/28, 11 pm  to Wed 10/29, 8 am

Details

Traffic will be reduced to one lane at the intersection during the 7th street sewer replacement. Expect delays. 

Project Contact

Dale Mathison

916-808-1911

Capitol Mall between 5th and 7th Streets

When

Saturday, Oct. 25, 4 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Details

Sacramento Rotary will be sponsoring the event, Sacramento Century. The event hours are from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Due to set-up and breakdown of the event, Capital Mall between 5th and 7th streets, and 6th street between Capital Mall and L Street, will be closed from 4 a.m. to 7 p.m.

 

On Site Contact

Rebecca Gordon

916-803-4044

 


R Street between 16th to 18th streets

When

Oct. 23, 2014 – June 2015

Details

Sections of R Street will be closed between 16th and 18th during construction. Specifically, R and 17th Street between the light rail tracks north of R Street will be closed to traffic. Half of the intersection at R and 16th Street will be closed during weekends while concrete is being poured.

During construction, with the exception of access to local residents and delivery trucks to businesses in the Safeway complex, on-street parking will be unavailable between 16th and 18th street and on 17th street from the alley between R and S up to the light rail tracks north of R Street.

The purpose of the R Street Improvement Project is to reconstruct and improve areas of R Street that include a concrete roadway, on-street parking, raised walkways, decorative pavers, landscaping, lighting, improved drainage, the construction of a new water main, and the preservation of existing railroad tracks within the context of the improvements.

All improvements are part of the R Street Streetscape Master Plan. See the project website.

Contact

Ryan Morris

916-837-8110


East Sacramento

Guy West Bridge bike and pedestrian bridge over the American River

When

July 1 through the end of 2014, with multiple weekend closures occurring. The closures will be posted on this webpage in advance. Bike and pedestrians will be detoured to University, to Campus Commons, to Fair Oaks and then back onto the H Street Bridge.

Traffic on Guy West Bridge will be constricted during weekdays and closed on the following weekends from 6 p.m. Friday to 6 p.m. Sunday.

  • Friday, 10/17-Sunday, 10/19
  • Friday, 10/24-Sunday, 10/26

River crossing detour at H Street Bridge via University Avenue due to USACE levee work. To bike around the Guy West Bridge and levee repair construction, alternate river crossings are available at the Sacramento Northern Bikeway Bridge (5.5 miles via bike) or Watt Avenue Bridge (2.4 miles via bike). See the detour map on the project webpage.

Details

The City is repairing and repainting the bridge. There will be a limited number of weekend closures, otherwise access will be maintained on a narrower bridge path. There is also work being done by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in the vicinity, which may require a detour via Campus Commons. See the levee work webpage. Also see the Guy West Bridge Restoration Project webpage.

Project Contact
Bill Vanooyen
BVanooyen@cityofsacramento.org

Glenn Hall Park vicinity and River Park vicinity (map)

When

June 3 through September 2014, with work taking place Monday through Saturday, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., and on Sunday

from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Details

The Army Corps of Engineers is working on the American River levee to install a seepage cutoff wall. Work will entail some dust and noise.

Project Contact
Todd Plain, public affairs specialist
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
916-557-5123

Citywide

Central City

When

See Caltrans schedule http://sacdeckedout.com/current-stage-information/

Details

The Caltrans SacDECKEDout project will include repairs to the bridge decks, including ramps and connectors, of the Sacramento River Viaduct (the portion of Highway 50 also known as the Pioneer Bridge, between Jefferson Boulevard and 3rd Street) and the West End Viaduct (portion of I-5 between L Street and Richards Boulevard.) The project entails evening ramp closures and lane closures on I-5, where a section of I-5 will be reduced to two lanes.

Details at http://sacdeckedout.com/.

Project Contact

Call 511 or email Caltrans through "Contact Us" at http://sacdeckedout.com/

2014 Street Resurfacing Projects

When

October through mid November

Details

Three major corridors will be resurfaced and restored to a nearly new condition: base repair, grinding existing payment, new pavement and striping. Expect lane closures and delays.

1) Power Inn between Fruitridge Road and Alpine Road, Oct. 7 - 27, weekdays, 8:30 to 4 p.m.

2) Northgate between West El Camino Avenue and Potomac Avenue, Oct. 16- Nov. 10, weekdays, 8:30 a.m .to 4 p.m.

3) Natomas Boulevard between Del Paso Road and North Bend Drive, Oct. 31-Nov. 14, weekdays, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Project Contact
Josh Werner
916-808-8158

LAND PARK

Land park Drive from Broadway to Vallejo Way

When

Monday, Sept. 29 through Monday, Oct. 20, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Details

Department of Utilities contractors will be in the roadway locating underground utilities and installing a new water main. Residents can expect some traffic delays and noise.

Project Contact

Justin Besotes

Teichert Construction

Cell: 916.580.5673

 

 

River District


Bercut Drive and Bannon Street (map)

When

Friday, June 21, 2013 through end of June 2016

Details

Bercut Drive will be closed between Bannon Street and the south property line of the Sacramento River Water Treatment Plant so the property can be used for contractor access and the staging area for the treatment plant rehabilitation project.

Both lanes of Bercut Drive will be closed south of the intersection of Bercut and Bannon Street.

Traffic will be routed to Bannon Street. Residents can expect some traffic delays and noise.

Project Contact
Ian Pietz
916-808-1910

South Sacramento

Cosumnes River Boulevard and Bruceville Road (map)

When

Now through summer of 2015, weekdays, 7a.m. to 6p.m. Some construction will take place at night.

Details

Work is on going to extend Light Rail from the Cosumnes River College to downtown.

Project Contact
Jo Noble
On behalf of Regional Transit
916-556-0113

See project webpage at http://blueline2crc.com/


NEW INTERCHANGE AT I-5 AND COSUMNES RIVER BOULEVARD EXTENSION (Between Pocket Road/Meadowview Boulevard Exit and Laguna Boulevard Exit off I-5)

When

April 2013 through spring 2015

Details

The project will construct a new interchange at Cosumnes River Boulevard at I-5 located 1 mile south of Meadowview Road and construct a new 4 to 6 lane road extension of Cosumnes River Boulevard from Franklin Boulevard west to Freeport Boulevard.

Project Contact

Merhdad Verzandeh
916-952-1641
Project Website

North Sacramento

Caltrans I-80 Eastbound Ramp Closures at Northgate Boulevard and Norwood Avenue

When

October 17 through November 19

Details

As part of its I-80 repair work, Caltrans will have extended ramp closures starting Friday, Oct. 17 at 11 p.m. through midnight on Wednesday, Nov. 18. Both on-ramps from the south and north on Northgate Boulevard to eastbound I-80 will be closed 24/7 for the 32-day project  as will the I-80 eastbound off-ramp at Norwood Avenue. Please see the Caltrans website for details.

Project Contact
Jess Avila
jess.avila@dot.ca.gov or 530-682-8488

 

12th Street, between north B and C Street

When

Friday, Oct. 17, from 8 p.m. - Saturday, Oct. 18 at 6 a.m. ,#1 southbound travel lane will be closed.

Saturday, Oct. 18, from 6 a.m. - 6 p.m., the #1 and #2 southbound travel lanes will be closed.

Sunday, Oct. 19, from 6 a.m. - 6 p.m., the #1 and #2 southbound travel lanes will be closed.

Details

Two lanes of 12th Street north of C Street will be closed beginning Friday, Oct. 17 at 8 p.m. and throughout the weekend.

Regional Transit will not have any trains operating north of K Street starting on Friday, Oct. 17 at 8 p.m. until Monday, Oct. 19, when early morning service resumes. Regional Transit will be running shuttle buses. Trains will be turned around on K Street, so there will be no light rail service on 12th Street from K Street north to Watt Ave-I/80.

Artists are volunteering to paint the 12th Street tunnel the weekend of Oct. 17. Additionally, Public Works will be practicing erecting flood gates as part of the department’s annual preparation process prior to winter.

Project Contact

Dino Reali

dreali@cityofsacramento.org

916-808-8836