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Road and lane closures for the week of September 27, 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, Richards Boulevard and 7th Street. 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

7th and J Streets

When

Day work, 9 a.m. through 3 p.m., through Oct. 1, seven days a week

Details

SMUD and PG&E are rerouting utilities prior to a new sewer being installed on 7th street in the fall of 2014.

Project Contact
Jon Liffring
916-804-8363
http://sacramentoesc.com/construction.php

5th and H streets

When

Friday, Sept. 19 through Oct. 3, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Details

Lane closures are required while the City removes and installs new curb ramps and utilities.

Project Contact
Juan Zermeno, Vali Cooper
530-301-0662

7th and N streets

When

Wednesday, Sept. 29 through mid October, 7 a.m. through 4 p.m.

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


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 (September through October) from 6 p.m. Friday to 6 p.m. Sunday.

  • Friday, 10/3-Sunday, 10/5
  • Friday, 10/10-Sunday, 10/12
  • 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.

1) Power Inn between Fruitridge Road and Alpine Road, Oct. 9 - 27, weekdays, 8:30 to 4 p.m.

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

3) Natomas Boulevard between Del Paso Road and North Bend Drive, Oct. 31-Nov. 14

Project Contact
Josh Werner
916-808-8158

LAND PARK


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




Natomas


ARENA BOULEVARD AND TRUXEL ROAD

When

Through Tuesday, Sept. 30

Details

Regional San and its contractor are repairing a blocked sewer line. Lane closures are required during excavation. The work will require bypass pumping, which will create a temporary speed hump on eastbound Arena Blvd and lane closures on Arena Boulevard and Truxel Road. Estimated date of completion is Tuesday, Sept. 30.

Project Contact
Regional San
24-hour hotline 916-876-6167