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Construction at City of Sacramento Parks

Special projects 

2021 Levee Improvement Work (Contract 2)

USACE is planning to construct additional levee seepage improvements in 2021 in the lower Little Pocket, upper Pocket/Greenhaven, and adjacent to Highway 50 at Broadway. It is anticipated that Zacharias Park will be closed for most of 2021. Additionally, a portion of the northern overflow parking lot at Miller Park will be utilized as staging without any impact to boat launch access. The bicycle trail between Broadway up to the south end of the Old Sacramento Promenade will be closed. USACE is planning to award the 2021 levee construction contract in early 2021. Additional details will be available at that time. Pre-construction activities that include the relocation of existing utilities and removing vegetation located directly in the construction footprint is anticipated to occur between December 2020 – April 2021.

Questions or comments regarding the levee construction activity can be directed to USACE at:

USACE Public Affairs Office
Phone: (916) 557-5100

Individual Park construction

Airfield Park

Airfield Park Phase 1 Completion Photos (PDF)

PHASE 1: Completed 10/2021: Consisted of developing 4.4-acres, construction began late summer 2020. Phase 1 park improvements included developing 4.4 acres of the park. This included temporary construction fencing, grading, drainage system, irrigation system, shade trees, turf, landscaping, concrete walkways, children's themed aeronautical playgrounds, a group picnic area with two shade structures, a park name sign, park rules signs, concrete picnic tables, serving table, park benches, trash receptacles, bike racks, two outdoor ping pong tables, two cornhole games, and a drinking fountain.

PHASE 2: will consist of developing the remaining 5-acres, and is scheduled to begin construction in August 2021. Phase 2 park improvements will include developing the remaining 5 acres of the park, and includes temporary construction fencing, erosion control grading, drainage, an irrigation system, shade trees, turf and landscaping, concrete walkways, two playground shade canopies, and multi-purpose sports court, and two horseshoe courts. Phase 2 is scheduled to be completed in late spring 2022.

For additional information, visit the Airfield Park page.
Project Manager: Dennis Day,

Barandas Park 
Barandas Park Ph 2 Improvements include 6 acres of park development. The project will consist of grading, drainage, irrigation, open turf area, low water-using large shade and accent trees, concrete walkways, two soccer fields, a full basketball court and a futsal court, two turf volleyball courts, a games and picnic area with a table tennis, two cornhole games, four picnic tables under shade trees, and individual picnic tables and benches. Construction began construction in May 2021 and is expected to be complete and open by late October 2021, once the park turf is acceptable to the Project Manager: Dennis Day,

Glenbrook Park River Access Improvements

Construction will begin in September 2021 and will be completed in October 2021. Improvements included decomposed granite walkway, irrigation modifications, and trees.

Project Manager: Tin-Wah Wong,

Mae Fong Park 
Improvements include: landscape development of the 2-acre detention basin bottom, with grading, installation of French drains, automatic irrigation system, and turf hydroseeding, tree planting, two park benches,  and 90-days of landscape maintenance. This project began construction in summer 2021, and be complete open by the end of December 2021. Project Manager: Dennis Day,

McKinley Park Water Vault Project
A portion of McKinley Park that includes the existing baseball field, picnic table area and horseshoe courts will be closed beginning June 2019 for construction of the McKinley Water Vault project. The jogging path will be closed from Park Way to McKinley Blvd during construction and walkers and joggers will be routed around the panhandle. Jogging path enhancements will be made and will require portions of the trail to be closed during the final phase of the project. Please sign up for construction notifications on the project web page to receive updates on construction impacts in the park: for updates. See a visual rendering of the proposed park improvements as part of this project at: The park improvements are expected to be complete and open about October 15, 2021.
Project Manager: James Yorita,

North Laguna Pond Renovation at North Laguna Park at 6400 Jacinto Avenue.
This project consist of draining the pond, installation of a new plastic liner and then a new gunite liner over the plastic liner. Renovation of the pond well and replacement of the pond aeration system. Construction will start in the beginning of June and be completed in August 2021. For additional information contact Jeff Nittka at or phone 916-808-5996.

Northlake Community Park
This is a 12.4-acre community park. It will be starting construction in June and completed in Fall 2021. The first phase of Northlake Park includes the following amenities: an adventure play area with shade canopies, multipurpose fields, shaded group picnic area, individual picnic nodes with game tables, multi-sports court, butterfly garden, park naming sign, site furnishings shade trees and walking paths.  For additional information contact Jeff Nittka at or phone 916-808-5996.

Robertson Park Softball Park
Renovation project at 3525 Norwood Avenue.  The improvements will consist of renovation of the existing softball field and the project will consist of 2.39-acres of grading, drainage, irrigation, landscaping, concrete paving, installation of one ADA parking space, and new softball backstop. Construction will start in July and it will be completed in late November 2021. For additional information contact Jeff Nittka at or phone 916-808-5996.

Robla Park Improvements Field Renovation
Construction will begin in September 2021 and will be completed in December 2021. Improvements include field renovation and irrigation modifications.
Project Manager: Tin-Wah Wong,

Winn ParkAlbert 
Construction is underway on a City project within Albert Winn Park. Selective demolition started in April 2021 on a cold-shell remodel of the existing Winn Park Building, construction work to be complete in late Fall 2021, followed by a landscape renovation complete by early 2022. The improvements will include new stairs, accessible lift and accessible restrooms on both floors. The building will need significant improvements after City work to make the building ready for a tenant. City is working directly with Midtown Association to coordinate with and minimize interruptions to existing Wednesdays at Winn and other events that take place in the park. There will be noise and dust during this work, so thank you for your patience as the City works to activate Albert Winn Park.
Project Manager: Tin-Wah Wong,

Wood Park Playground Improvements

Construction will begin in October 2021 and will be completed in December 2021. Improvements included new playground equipment, kiosk, and benches.

Project Manager: Tin-Wah Wong,

Zacharias Park Construction Staging
Construction staging for this park will take place from March 31, 2021 through October 1, 2021.
Zacharias Park Construction Staging (PDF)
Project Manager: Dana Repan,