ACACIA AVENUE SAFE ROUTES TO SCHOOL
Figure 1 - Before Conditions-No sidewalk and degrading shoulder
Figure 2 - After Conditions-New sidewalk and bike lane
The Acacia Avenue Safe Routes to School Project, which is located between Rio Linda Boulevard and Altos Avenue, provides a connection between local schools and the neighborhoods east of Rio Linda Boulevard. The project site is also adjacent to the existing Sacramento Northern Bike Trail, which many students use as a route to school. The project has constructed a new sidewalk along the north side of Acacia Avenue, and a new traffic signal on Rio Linda Boulevard.
This project has improved pedestrian safety near Martin Luther King Jr. Technology Academy, Harmon Johnson Elementary School, and Noralto Elementary School by constructing pedestrian improvements and installing a new traffic signal and crosswalks at the Acacia Avenue/Rio Linda Boulevard intersection.
COSTS AND FUNDING
The total project cost is $970,000. The project was funded through the Measure A and State Safe Routes to School Program funds.
Construction was completed in October of 2016
Adam Randolph, Project Manager