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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
Email: spk-pao@usace.army.mil

Individual Park construction

Airfield Park
Phase 1: Construction will be complete and the park opened by October 2021. Improvements include 4.4 acres of park development, with grading, drainage, irrigation, open turf area,  landscaping, concrete walkways, children's themed aeronautical playgrounds, one group picnic area with shade structure, and site furnishings. Phase 2 development of the remaining 5 acres, and also two  playground shade canopies, and multi-purpose sports court, and two horseshoe courts. Phase 2: will begin construction in August 2021 and be completed in spring 2022. For additional information, visit the Airfield Park page.
Project Manager: Dennis Day, dday@cityofsacramento.org

Barandas Park 
Barandas Park Phase 2 will  begin construction in May 2021 and be complete by year end 2021. 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.
Project Manager: Dennis Day, dday@cityofsacramento.org

Mae Fong Park 
This project construction is expected to begin in May 2021, and be complete in fall 2021. Improvements were to include: landscape development of the detention basin bottom, with grading, installation of French drains, automatic irrigation system, and turf hydroseeding, and 90-days of landscape maintenance. There are a few additive alternate bid items on this project, which will be awarded if additional project funding is available:  1) Additional trees and irrigation along basin bottom, 2) Two Benches on concrete pads, 3) Concrete pavement of the existing aggregate base service road to the bottom of the basin.
Project Manager: Dennis Day, dday@cityofsacramento.org

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: http://www.cityofsacramento.org/McKinleyWaterVault for updates. See a visual rendering of the proposed park improvements as part of this project at: https://roundme.com/tour/301413/view/1009853/. Construction is expected to be complete by August 2021.
Project Manager: James Yorita, jyorita@cityofsacramento.org

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 jnittka@cityofsacramento.org 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 jnittka@cityofsacramento.org 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 jnittka@cityofsacramento.org or phone 916-808-5996.

Robla Park Improvements Walkways and Seating Area
Construction will begin in May 2021 and will be completed in Summer 2021. Improvements include concrete walkways, group seating areas and irrigation modifications.
Project Manager: Tin-Wah Wong, twong@cityofsacramento.org

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

Tahoe Tallac Park Ballfield Improvements 
Construction will begin in July 2021 and be completed in fall 2021. Improvements will include: a shared bullpen for fields 1 and 2 with a concrete walkway, decomposed granite paving, and 12’ chain link fencing. All three fields will include a warning track with concrete mow strip and header board, picnic tables, and additional shade trees, and repainting the existing wood bleachers on field #3 and a 4’ chain link fence along the west sidelines.
Project Manager: Dennis Day, dday@cityofsacramento.org

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, twong@cityofsacramento.org

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, drepan@cityofsacramento.org