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Construction at City of Sacramento Parks

Special projects


Wi-Fi in Parks

This project consists of the installation of free Wi-Fi in 27 parks throughout Sacramento. Construction began Q2 2019 and is scheduled to be completed Q4 2020. For more information on the parks and their current construction status, visit the Park Wi-Fi page
Project Manager: Natasha Greer, ngreer@cityofsacramento.org

2020 Levee Improvement Work (Affects Garcia Bend and Miller Parks)

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) is planning to construct levee improvements along the Sacramento River East Levee at Miller Park and in the lower Little Pocket and Pocket-Greenhaven areas beginning in spring 2020. USACE contractors will be conducting pre-construction activities that include relocating existing utilities and removing vegetation located directly in the construction footprint. This advance work involves select tree trimming and cutting at Garcia Bend Park and Miller Park between December 2019 – March 2020. Questions or comments regarding this activity can be directed to USACE at:

USACE Public Affairs Office
Phone: (916) 557-5100
Email: spk-pao@usace.army.mil
Visit: USACE Sacramento Area Levees site

Individual Park construction

Airfield Park Phase 1 Development 
Construction is expected to begin in mid-summer and is expected to be complete by spring 2021.  Improvements include: 4.4 acres of park development, with grading, drainage, irrigation, landscaping, concrete walkways, children's themed aeronautical playgrounds, group picnic area with shade structure, and site furnishings.
Project Manager: Dennis Day, dday@cityofsacramento.org  

Airport Park Restroom/Concession
Construction began in January and is expected to be complete by late spring 2020. complete and the project is in the turf establishment period, and the ballfields will reopen March 31, 2020. Improvements include: demolition of the old restroom/concession building. And installation of a new prefabricated restroom/concession building, utilities, concrete walkways, curbs, and two accessible parking spaces.
Project Manager: Dennis Day, dday@cityofsacramento.org

Belle Cooledge Park Amphitheater Project
Construction is scheduled to begin in March 2020 and will end in May 2020.  Improvements include: an amphitheater, concrete flatwork, irrigation system modifications and landscaping.
Belle Cooledge Park page
Project Manager: Tin-Wah Wong, TWong@cityofsacramento.org

Blackbird Park Phase Development 
Construction of the park was delayed due to the winter rains, and the estimated completion in late summer 2020. Improvements include: 0.6 Ac. small dog park, 1.6 Ac. large dog park, a 60-plot community garden, a children's playground with swings, a group picnic area with eight tables and group grill, a 300' baseball field, and a 79-space parking lot.
Project Manager: Dennis Day, dday@cityofsacramento.org 
Blackbird Park page

Cesar Chavez Plaza Restroom
Construction began in mid-February January and is expected to be complete by early fall. Improvements include: The improvements a concrete walkway and pad, decomposed granite paving, potable water service tap, meter and backflow preventer, sewer connections, and a prefabricated single restroom ‘Portland Loo.’
Project Manager: Dennis Day, dday@cityofsacramento.org

Garcia Bend Park
Parking will be limited to the front parking lot. The back parking lot will be closed along with with the boat launch during the Army Corps levee improvement project. This project will start construction April 15th and will continue until November 1st, 2020. The picnic, playground, and restroom will be open to the public during construction, but park access is limited and there may be construction activities occurring near these areas during the project period.
Map of inaccessible areas during construction (PDF)
Garcia Bend Park page
Project Manager: Jeff Nittka, JNittka@cityofsacramento.org

Gardenland Park Improvements Project
Construction is scheduled to begin in spring 2020 and will end summer 2020.  Improvements include: parking lot improvements (parking lot striping and sealing), concrete walkways, irrigation modification, and landscaping.
Gardenland Park page

Project Manager: Tin-Wah Wong, twong@cityofsacramento.org

Jefferson Park Improvements Project
Construction is scheduled to begin in early spring 2020 and will end late spring 2020.  Improvements include: new play equipment, group seating areas, trees and drought tolerant landscaping.
Jefferson Park page
Project Manager: Tin-Wah Wong, TWong@cityofsacramento.org 

Mae Fong Park Phase 3 – Soccer Field 
Construction is expected to begin by mid-summer and is expected to be complete in late fall 2020.  Improvements include: landscape development of the detention basin bottom, with grading, installation of french drains, automatic irrigation system, tree bubbler installation, turf hydroseeding, tree planting,  bantam soccer goals and landscape maintenance.  The additive alternate bid items are as follows: expand the irrigation and turf hydroseeding area, add benches on concrete pads, pave the existing aggregate base service road to the bottom of the basin.
Project Manager: Dennis Day, dday@cityofsacramento.org 

Meadows Park Phase 1
Construction is scheduled to begin winter 2020 and will end late summer/fall 2020. Improvements include: a playground with shade structure, group picnic area with shade structure, open turf area, concrete walkways, seating areas, site furnishings and landscaping.
Project Manager: Tin-Wah Wong, twong@cityofsacramento.org
Meadows Park page

McKinley 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
McKinley Park page

Oki Park Restroom Renovation
Construction was delayed due to needing to replace the original contractor. Construction to resume in early April and is expected to be complete by early May 2020. Improvements include: renovation the existing restrooms, including adding doors with magnetic locks, replacing restroom fixtures, adding skylights, baby changing stations, upgrading lighting, and painting the interior of the restrooms.
Project Manager: Dennis Day, dday@cityofsacramento.org

Roosevelt Park Ballfield Improvements 
Construction is complete and the project is in the turf establishment period, and the ballfields will reopen March 31, 2020. Improvements include: Expansion and topdressing of baseball infield, irrigation and turf modifications, replacement of ball field backstop, overthrow fencing, maintenance and pedestrian gates, replacement of concrete flatwork, four players benches, two bleachers, a scorer’s table, and new bases, and perimeter landscape improvements.
Project Manager: Dennis Day, dday@cityofsacramento.org
Roosevelt Park page

Russ Solomon Park Development 
Construction is expected to begin in spring 2020 and is expected to be complete in summer 2020.  Improvements for this 0.68 acre park  include: a 3,500 s.f. turf area, concrete table tennis, , concrete walkways, decomposed granite paving, irrigation system, landscape planting and shade trees, two picnic tables, a gathering area with individual benches, trash receptacle, pet waste station, art sculpture, park sign wall, and adjacent to an existing bike trail. 
Project Manager: Dennis Day, dday@cityofsacramento.org 

South Natomas Park Multi-Use Court
Construction is expected to begin by mid-June and is expected to be complete by the end of July 2020. Improvements include: grading, concrete walkways, asphalt multi-use court (basketball, futsal, and pickleball), tree planting, tree bubbler irrigation and two park benches.
Project Manager: Dennis Day, dday@cityofsacramento.org

Stanford Park Restrooms
Construction is scheduled to begin in spring 2020 and will end summer 2020.  Improvements include: demolition and removal of an existing restroom building, installation of a prefabricated restroom building, concrete flatwork, site furniture, irrigation modifications and landscaping.
Stanford Park page
Project Manager: Tin-Wah Wong, twong@cityofsacramento.org

Sutter’s Landing Park Restroom
Construction is scheduled to begin January 2020 and will end April 2020. Improvements include: a restroom building, concrete walkways and landscaping.
Project Manager: Tin-Wah Wong, twong@cityofsacramento.org
Sutter's Landing Park page

Tahoe Tallac Park Ballfield Improvements 
Construction is expected to begin in June and is expected to be complete by early fall 2020.  Improvements include: a shared bullpen for fields 1 and 2 with concrete walkway, decomposed granite paving, and 12’ chain link fencing.  All fields will include a warning track with concrete mow strip and header board, and additional picnic tables. new shade trees planted throughout the park with bubbler irrigation, picnic tables at the concession stand, a new park bench, repainting the exiting wood bleachers on field #3 and a 4’ chain link fence along the west sidelines.
Project Manager: Dennis Day, dday@cityofsacramento.org