Capital Improvement Projects - Improving Infrastructure

Current & Upcoming City Projects updated March 20, 2019

Current City projects Page last updated March 20, 2019
Project Description Status
2018 Accessibility and Drainage Improvements Project upgrades ADA sidewalk access ramps and substandard drainage inlets and laterals at various locations in the City. The 2018 project will concentrate work in Neighborhood Area 2. Streets included: Auburn Blvd, Dolan Way, Oakberry Way, Enright Drive, Rollingwood Blvd, Rosswood Drive, Van Maren Lane, Oak Forest Street, Grand Oaks Blvd, Glass Slipper Way, and Rusch Drive. Construction is complete and Final Acceptance was approved by the City Council on March 14, 2019.
2019 Residential Street Resurfacing Project Project will resurface various residential streets around the city. Work will include ADA ramp and drainage inlet upgrades Staff is currently working to develop the final street list and plans, specifications and estimate for the project. Construction should begin in late Summer 2019 and take about 4 months.
Bonita Way/Maretha Street Storm Drain Improvements (SDMP—Areas 8, 9, 10) Project will construct storm drain and surface improvements along Maretha Street, Bonita Way and then along Old Auburn Blvd to Mariposa Creek.
Identified in the Neighborhood Areas 8, 9, & 10 Storm Drain Master Plan Study.  
Project is currently in design and expected to start construction in late Summer 2020
Carriage Drive and Lauppe Lane Safe Schools Corridor Plan Evaluate streets and on-site school circulation to identify measures to mitigate deficiencies. Includes community engagement.  Carriage/Lauppe between Auburn and Antelope. State authorization to proceed 11/18.  Consultant contract in February 2019. A kick-off meeting with the consultant team was held on March 12, 2019. The project team will start public outreach, gathering information on existing conditions within the coming month.
Storm Drain Improvements - Denton Way, Dana Butte Way, & Wonder Street Storm drain and surface improvements along Denton Way, Dana Butte Way, Wonder Street.
Identified in the Neighborhood Areas 8, 9, & 10 Storm Drain Master Plan Study.  
Design phase. Construction for FY 2019-20
Electric Greenway Trail Project
(ATP Grant)
Project will construct a nearly 3 mile long multi-use trail between Arcade Creek Park Preserve and Wachtel Way, using an existing electric transmission corridor. The city was awarded grant funds for the design & construction of this project. Community Open House held Jan 8, 2019. Work continues on  preliminary analysis and environmental review. Olivine and Claypool resident meeting scheduled April 2. 
Highland Avenue Storm Drain Improvements
(SDMP Areas 8, 9, 10)
Project will construct storm drain and surface improvements along Highland Avenue from Deerfield Drive to Mariposa Avenue as well as drainage inlet upgrades on Rinconada Drive. Project out to bid January 2019. Contract was awarded February 28, 2019. Construction starts April 2019. The project should take 3 - 4 months.
Mariposa Avenue
Safe Routes to School
Phase 3
Project will construct sidewalk, curb, gutter, ADA curb access ramps, bike lanes, drainage improvements and new LED street lighting.  Department of State Architect (DSA) approved plans in late February. Construction bids were received March 6, 2019. Staff anticipates award of the construction contract on April 11. Construction begins mid-May 2019. Construction time: approx. 5 months.
Mariposa Avenue
Safe Routes to School
Phase 4
Construct sidewalks, bike lanes, and associated improvements. Project is the final phase of a 1.2 mile Safe Route to School Project and will complete the bicycle and pedestrian network.  The preliminary plans and environmental review/documentation is complete. Public outreach underway. CTC authorized Final design and right-of-way phases of project. Consultant work on these two phases is underway. Open House was Dec 6, 2018. 
Multi Modal Transportation Safety Program Develop an updated plan to evaluate and prioritize neighborhood transportation safety requests State authorization to proceed 11/18. Staff issued RFP Dec 2018. Consultant Steer Group awarded project February 2019. Project kick-off meeting was on March 8.  Work on the preliminary phases of the project will begin immediately
Old Auburn Complete Streets Plan
(CalTrans Sustainable Communities Grant)
Project will evaluate existing conditions, identify collision trends and deficiencies. Engage community to identify solutions to improve Old Auburn Rd. between Fair Oaks Blvd. and Auburn Blvd.  Public outreach underway. Field trip with Neighborhood Association representatives conducted December 10, 2018. Consultant team continues to collect data and began preliminary analysis. Community workshop to be held on March 26 2019 from 4:30-6:30 PM at Holy Family Catholic Church, St. Joseph’s Hall 7817 Old Auburn Rd. 
Smart Region Sacramento
(ITS Master Plan)
Smart Region Sacramento is a regional effort led by SACOG to “improve system performance, safety, sustainability, and reliability by ensuring efficient investments in regional smart transportation projects.” Citrus Heights will get a standalone ITS Master Plan, replacing the current Plan developed almost 20 years ago. Staff will provide input on and review all other project tasks. A project specific website will be maintained during the project at Final documents for the Smart Region Sacramento have been completed, including the city’s local ITS Master Plan.  Documents can be found on the project website located here  
Storm Drain System Annual Cleaning Cleaning of the storm drain system to prevent street flooding.  Project complete January 2019.
Sunrise Blvd Complete Streets Improvements Phase 2A
(West side Sunrise only—Sayonara Dr to Locher Way)
Project will construct curb, ADA curb ramps, gutter and sidewalk to meet accessibility standards, upgrade the existing traffic signal, landscape the bifurcated sidewalk and the median, storm water drainage system.  Project complete January 2019.
Various Signalized Intersection Safety Improvements (HSIP Grant)  Project is to increase safety for vehicles, bicycles and pedestrians at signalized intersections. Upgrades 30 signalized intersections including larger vehicle indications, count-down pedestrian indications, a pedestrian median barrier fence along three legs of the intersection of Greenback Ln/Auburn Blvd, and four accessible curb ramps at two intersections on Sunrise Blvd (at Macy Plaza Drive and Birdcage Center). Community outreach began January 2019. Construction slated for summer 2019. Community Open House was February 20, 2019. An online community survey was developed to solicit input on the median fencing, during February, eliciting 500 responses. Survey results were presented to Council March 14, 2019. Council directed staff to move forward with project design including green mesh, plant climbing fence at Greenback/Auburn.