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Elk Grove City Council Defers on Changes to e-Tran Bus Services

Elk Grove City Council Defers on Changes to e-Tran Bus Services

After two public workshops, a rider-led petition drive, hundreds of public comment submissions and close to two hours of deliberations at their regular meeting last night, the Elk Grove City Council night decided against making any large-scale changes to the city's e-Tran bus express commuter routes.  ... Read More

Calvine Road to Be Closed For Track Repairs; Two e-Tran Routes Affected

Calvine Road to Be Closed For Track Repairs; Two e-Tran Routes Affected

Starting Monday, May 18 at 7 a.m., until 5p.m. on Wednesday, May 20, Calvine Road from Power Inn Road to Elk Grove Florin Road will be closed to through traffic. This closure has been requested by Union Pacific Railroad for urgent repairs needed for sections of railroad tracks. 
Information about the closure and detours is as follows:

  • The closure will affect all westbound and eastbound through traffic on Calvine Road -- between Power Inn Road & Elk Grove Florin Road -- including vehicles, pedestrians and bicycles. 
  • The full closure of Calvine Road will only occur at the Union Pacific Railroad crossing between Barrymore Drive/Sheldon North Drive to Vintage Park Drive. Access for all property owners and residents will be maintained at all times.

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Two More Highway Billboards to Grace Elk Grove's Highway 99 Scenery

Two More Highway Billboards to Grace Elk Grove's Highway 99 Scenery

Soon, Elk Grove will have two more tall monument billboards greeting visitors travelling through the city along Highway 99. The billboards, which will be 75 and 80-feet tall, will be installed near Elk Grove Boulevard and Grant Line Road respectively. The first step in the predetermined approval of the massive structures comes this Thursday night when the Elk Grove Planning Commission will hear from the applicant that will develop them.  
The applicant, Concord, Calif. based-Reynolds and Brown, will erect the structures on parcels located at 9960 and 10465 East Stockton Boulevard. Both signs will be on the east side of Highway 99. ... Read More

Interstate 5 in South Sacramento Scheduled for Nighttime Demolition Work

Interstate 5 in South Sacramento Scheduled for Nighttime Demolition Work

SACRAMENTO - The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is alerting motorists  that nighttime demolition work has been scheduled for Interstate 5 just south of Pocket Road in Sacramento begining September 12. Traffic restrictions and lane closures will begin just south of Florin Road in Sacramento for southbound traffic and south of Laguna Boulevard near the city of Elk Grove for northbound traffic. 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 temporarily limited to 50 miles per hour in the work zone with north- and southbound traffic reduced to one lane in each direction.  A contractor is scheduled for demolition work on the Stonecrest Avenue / Beach Lake Road Overcrossing. Heavy construction equipment and machinery will be operating in and out of this area.

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Folsom City Council Approves Specific Plan Amendment for Capital SouthEast Connector

Folsom City Council Approves Specific Plan Amendment for Capital SouthEast Connector

Last week the Folsom City Council unanimously approved a Folsom Plan Area Specific Plan amendment supporting the Capitol SouthEast Connector project. 

The proposed 34-mile road will connect Interstate 5 south of Elk Grove to Highway 50 at the new Silva Valley Parkway interchange just east of El Dorado Hills. Its planned alignment in Folsom is along White Rock Road... Read More

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.

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