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Road and lane closure information for week of JULY 25, 2016

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


Golden 1 Center (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://golden1center.com/construction/.

Work is on-going through the fall of 2016.

Construction Update:

L Street at 7th  Street will be closed from:

  • 2 p.m., Friday, July 22 to  7 p.m., Saturday, July 23 
  • 6 a.m., Sunday, July 24 to 7 p.m. Monday,  July 25

Where

5th and 7th streets and J and L streets

Details

There will be road closures over the 5th Street bridge between L and J streets. The closures will be during the dates and times listed below.

  • Two lanes of L Street between 5th and 8th streets will be closed throughout the duration of the project - October 2016. 

 


I-5 Riverfront Reconnection Project- 2nd Street and Capitol Mall Connector

When

July 2015 – Fall 2016

Where

2nd Street and Capitol Mall

Details

Construction of a new entrance into Old Sacramento at Capitol Mall and 2nd Street and installation of wider sidewalks on the O Street Bridge over I-5 has begun.  Work is expected to be finished in fall of 2016.  Construction closures include:

On-going work

  • Sidewalk and concrete barrier work continues on the O Street Bridge. Construction signage remains in place.
  • Median work continues on Capitol Mall. Two lanes of traffic remain open in each direction
  • Falsework construction will continue, as crews build the main structure for the 2nd Street Connector. Median work continues on Capitol Mall. Two lanes of traffic remain open in each direction.
  • The intersection of 2nd Street and Neasham Circle remains closed.  Follow the signed detour route.

Please see map for more information on construction detours.

The Riverfront Reconnection Project includes construction of the 2nd Street and Capitol Mall Connector Bridge providing a new entrance for cars, bicycles and pedestrians into Old Sacramento from Capitol Mall at 2nd Street and Neasham Circle.  Improvements to the Capitol Mall Bridge over I-5 include the addition of green bike lanes, wider sidewalks, and street planters.  The project will also include the construction of wider sidewalks and new railings on the O Street Bridge across I-5 adjacent to the Crocker Art Museum.  To learn more about the project, and sign up to receive email updates visit the City’s website.

Contact

info@riverfrontreconnect.org


Sacramento River Bike Trail between the R Street Bicycle Overpass to Broadway

When

Monday, July 19 to Tuesday July 20, 2016 from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. 

Where

Sacramento River Bike Trail between the R Street Bicycle Overpass to Broadway

Details

Southbound bike trail at R Street will be closed, and we will detour cyclist onto Front Street to Broadway then back to the bike trail. We will be closing the northbound bike trail at Broadway detouring cyclists down Broadway to Front Street to R Street then back to the bike trail.

Project will position a crane on the bike trail to retrieve parts from the Pioneer Reservoir wash water intake screen. Divers will be working in the river initially to disassemble (later to re-assemble) the screen. Crane work will take at least 2 days initially to remove the screen, then another 2-3 days later to re-install it after repairs are completed (probably late July, early August)

Contact

Bill Miller (916) 808-1705


East Sacramento

H Street Bridge Rehabilitation Project

When

March 21 through Summer 2016 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 7:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. 

Where

H Street Bridge over the American River

Details

Motorists can expect road closures. Please see signs for detours. Weekend work will include one lane closure in each direction from Friday evening to Saturday morning. The project will rehabilitate the H Street Bridge and includes sealing the deck, replacing joint seals, and repairing approach slabs.  

Contact

Josh Werner (916) 808-8158


J Street from 33rd Street to 40th Street

When

Tuesday, July 5 to Friday July 29 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Where

J Street and adjacent side streets from 33rd St. to 40th St.,

(including 33rd , 34th, Santa Barbara, 35th, Santa Ynez, 36th, 37th, 38th, 39th and 40th Streets).

Details

In conjunction with the Water Infrastructure Improvements Program, City contractors have completed installing the new eight inch water main pipeline in J street between 33rd and 40th Streets. They are currently finalizing tying that main into new mains previously installed in adjacent side streets and will then begin testing the main in advance of putting it into service. Testing is expected to be completed by mid-July after which miscellaneous close-out activities will be done on J Street such as activating the new residential and commercial water service connections, trench restoration paving in J St. and reconstruction of the concrete islands in the center turn lane. 

The work described above will begin on Tuesday, July 5, 2016 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and will continue on weekdays through July 29th. Traffic disruptions on J St. and adjacent streets between 33rd and 40th Sts. will be intermittent and short in duration throughout this period. Temporary traffic control and flaggers will be used as needed to guide motorists and pedestrians through the construction zone.

Once all work is complete and the new water main is tested, trench restoration paving, center lane island reconstruction and re-striping will occur.

 


H Street, between 56th and 57th and J street and 56th

 

When

Saturday, July 23, 2016

Where

H Street, between 56th and 57th and J street and 56th

Details

Streets are currently being paved. J St and 56th will be reduced to one lane for a short period, H street between 56th and 57th will be closed to through traffic for a short period and 56th will be closed to through traffic for the paving operation.

Contact

Project Manager Stu Williams: (916) 808-1410, Inspector Jeff Vener: (916) 804-2648


Land Park

Freeport Boulevard Bike Lanes Project

When:

May 18 through August 31, 2016

Where:

Freeport Boulevard from 4th Avenue to Sutterville Road

Details:

In an effort to improve bicycle and pedestrian safety, the City of Sacramento will be installing bike lanes along. Freeport Boulevard from 4th Avenue to Sutterville Road. The existing two lanes of traffic in each direction will be changed to one lane in each direction, separated by a two-way left turn lane. The City will be reconstructing sidewalks, curbs, and gutters. The construction will impact access to residents' driveways for a maximum of three days. The City has notified all residents in advance of construction.

Contact:

Adam Randolph, 916-808-7803

Ryan Morris, 916-837-8110


 

24th Street South of Broadway

When

July 19 to August 9, 2016 

Where

24th Street South of Broadway

Details

Work is part of PG&E's pipeline safety program. S/B #2 lane of 24th Street will be closed for three weeks and N/B #2 lane will be closed in two weeks for a duration of one week.

PG&E Community Pipeline Safety Initiative: Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) is working with customers and the City of Sacramento to help ensure first responders have immediate access to natural gas transmission pipelines in case of an emergency. This important safety work involves reviewing structures, trees and brush located near the gas pipeline that could block emergency access for first responders or damage the pipeline. For any tree or structure that needs to be replaced for safety reasons, PG&E will work with the property owner to develop a plan that protects public safety while preserving the character and natural beauty of the community. If you have any questions or would like more information about the planned safety work in Sacramento, please contact PG&E’s local customer outreach specialist Alison Feliz at 916-216-7482 or AXFV@pge.com. Additional information on the Community Pipeline Safety Initiative, as well as other PG&E gas safety efforts, can also be found at here.

Contact

Cesar Canal PG&E 916-607-5764;  Jon Liffring City 919-804-8363 


River District

North 12th Street  South of North B Street

When

June 27 to August 8, 2016 (six weeks) 

Where

North 12th Street  South of North B Street

Details

Work is part of PG&E's pipeline safety program. The #4 Lane of North 12th Street South of North B Street will be closed.

PG&E Community Pipeline Safety Initiative: Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) is working with customers and the City of Sacramento to help ensure first responders have immediate access to natural gas transmission pipelines in case of an emergency. This important safety work involves reviewing structures, trees and brush located near the gas pipeline that could block emergency access for first responders or damage the pipeline. For any tree or structure that needs to be replaced for safety reasons, PG&E will work with the property owner to develop a plan that protects public safety while preserving the character and natural beauty of the community. If you have any questions or would like more information about the planned safety work in Sacramento, please contact PG&E’s local customer outreach specialist Alison Feliz at 916-216-7482 or AXFV@pge.com. Additional information on the Community Pipeline Safety Initiative, as well as other PG&E gas safety efforts, can also be found at here.

Contact

Mike Hernandez - PG&E -714-883-4919 ; Jon Fitzpatrick - City Inspector 916-296-4117


South Sacramento


North Sacramento


Natomas

S. Natomas/Hagginwood that are south of South Ave., east of Rio Linda Blvd and west of Roseville Rd. and north of Eleanor Ave.

When:
Monday, June 13 through Friday, July 15, 2016

Where:

S. Natomas/Hagginwood that are south of South Ave., east of Rio Linda Blvd and west of Roseville Rd. and north of Eleanor Ave.

Details:

Worked related to water meter installation will be in progress throughout the above area during this period and may result in one lane traffic for 2-3 days at a time along Rio Linda Blvd. and Marysville Blvd. As well one lane traffic will be in effect for portions of Del Paso Blvd. for a period of up to 25 working days.

In addition, short stretches of local streets may be closed to through traffic for 1-2 days at a time while meter services are installed.

Contact:

Florez Paving, : Sam Florez, Jr. 916-224-2320

Sonia Lopez, Project Manager: 916-808-5870