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New Fix 50 connector ramp closures begin tonight

New Fix 50 connector ramp closures begin tonight

Beginning Thursday night, there will be more connector ramp closures in connection to the Fix 50 highway project in Sacramento.

The southbound Capital City Freeway (Business 80) connector ramp to westbound Highway 50 will be closed to traffic as well as the westbound 50 off-ramp to 16th street.

Click HERE for details.

Elk Grove DUI Checkpoint to be Conducted Saturday Night

Elk Grove DUI Checkpoint to be Conducted Saturday Night

May 15, 2014 |
The Elk Grove Police Department will be conducting a Sobriety-Driver's License checkpoint on Saturday, May 17, 2014 at an undisclosed location within the city limits between the hours of 7:00 p.m. and 3:00 a.m.
The checkpoint will focus on removing impaired drivers, as well as unlicensed drivers from the roadways.  Educational materials covering the dangers of driving under the influence will also be handed out to motorists. 
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Navigate the Fix50 delays with News10's Melissa Crowley

Fix 50 is starting tomorrow, April 22, and with it will be delays that could impact your commutes from 50 to downtown, Elk Grove, Davis, West Sac and Natomas. News10 traffic anchor Melissa Crowley shares how to prepare and get a plan ready, which will begin with eastbound lane closure starting at 9:00 p.m. tonight, April 21.

Tweet Melissa your concerns and questions from your neighborhood @MelissaCrowley

 

Navigate the Fix50 delays with News10's Melissa Crowley

Fix 50 delays coming that could impact your commutes from 50 to downtown, Elk Grove, Davis, West Sac and Natomas. News10 traffic anchor Melissa Crowley shares how to prepare and get a plan ready.

Tweet Melissa your concerns and questions from your neighborhood @MelissaCrowley

 

EGPD Seeks Teenage Drivers and Parents for Distracted Driving Demonstration

 EGPD Seeks Teenage Drivers and Parents for Distracted Driving Demonstration

On March 29th and April 5th, the Elk Grove Police Department will host an innovative simulated distracted driving program aimed at educating teens and parents about driving safety.

We are currently seeking 100 licensed drivers (teens and parents) to participate in the “3D: Distracted Driving Demonstration Part II” program that will take place on Saturday, March 29th and Saturday, April 5th. Fifty participants per day, during two different sessions, will participate in the distracted driving demonstrations on a closed driving course.  Participants will experience several driving scenarios while performing other tasks such as, using a smart phone to text or talk, applying makeup, eating, reaching for items in the car, etc. 

Overnight Highway 99 Closures Planned for Pedestrian and Bicycle Overcrossing

Overnight Highway 99 Closures Planned for Pedestrian and Bicycle Overcrossing

Elk Grove, CA – Beginning next week, work on the Elk Grove Creek Trail Pedestrian and Bicycle Overcrossing will require overnight freeway and road closures at Highway 99 between Laguna Blvd. and Elk Grove Blvd. 

This month, construction crews will build the new freeway pedestrian bridge framework, requiring nighttime closures starting Tuesday.   Motorists can expect delays near the project on the following dates and times:

·         Oct. 8 and 9: West Stockton Blvd. at Elk Grove Creek, 10 p.m. to 6 a.m.

·         Oct. 9 and 10: East Stockton Blvd. at Elk Grove Creek, 10 p.m.to 6 a.m.

·         Oct. 14 and 15: Southbound lanes on Highway 99, midnight to 4 a.m.

·         Oct. 16 and 17:  Northbound lanes on Highway 99, midnight to 4 a.m.

Nighttime Construction Work Scheduled for I-5

Nighttime Construction Work Scheduled for I-5

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is alerting motorists that nighttime construction work has been scheduled for Interstate 5 from just south of Pocket Road in Sacramento to north of Laguna Boulevard near the City of Elk Grove the weekend of September 7. The California Highway Patrol (CHP) will have units posted for enforcement and traffic control.

Motorists can expect traffic delays because the speed limit will be reduced in the work zone

with north and southbound lanes limited to one lane in both directions from 11 p.m. Saturday, September 7 to 7 a.m. Sunday, September 8. A contractor is scheduled to install K-rail and falsework at this location. Heavy construction equipment and machinery will be operating in and out of the work zone. Caltrans further advises motorists to factor in additional travel time and to use alternate routes until the work has been completed.