Capital Improvement Projects - Improving Infrastructure

Current & Upcoming City Projects updated October 17, 2019

Current City projects Page last updated October 17, 2019
Project Description Status
2019 Accessibility and Drainage Improvements Project upgrades ADA sidewalk access ramps and substandard drainage inlets and laterals at various locations in the City.  Staff is currently working to develop plans, specifications and estimate for the project
2019 Residential Street Resurfacing Project Project will resurface various 13 residential streets around the city with related concrete repairs, ADA ramp and drainage inlet upgrades. Construction contract was awarded on September 12, 2019 and the contract received their Notice to Proceed on September 30, 2019.  Construction should take about 4 months to complete. The streets being resurfaced with this project are portions of: Alma Mesa Way, Baranga Dr, Baymore Way, Bix Ave, Carrick Ct, Cheval Ct, Coronet Ct, Glenhurst Way, Graham Cr, Halifax St, Holm Oak Way, Longden Cr, and Sunwood Way.
Auburn Blvd Complete Streets Phase 2 Complete streets improvements with sidewalks, lighting, traffic signal upgrades and landscaping. Northern city limits to Rusch Park. Design is 50% complete and R/W acquisition approx. 85%. SACOG award, Regional Program grant, and Regional ATP grant have been awarded. ​
​Staff to issue RFP for final design services in October 2019. Construction funding programmed in FY 2022-2023.
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 design is 70% complete. Bidding January 2020 with Spring 2020 Construction.
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 contracted in February 2019. A kick-off meeting with the consultant team was held on March 12, 2019.
​6/26/19 Staff and consultant, participated in a community project walk-audit in early June, gathering information on existing conditions. Consultant is currently compiling project background and preparing for the public outreach program set to start late Summer.
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 #2 May 21, 2019 5-7 PM Sunrise Tech Center.

​6/26/19 City Council to consider approval of Mitigated Negative Declaration (MND) 6/27/19. If MND approved, staff will immediately request authorization to proceed with final design and right-of-way.
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.
Citrus Heights Water District (CHWD) will also be improving their local water distribution system in conjunction with this project. 
This project reduces future flooding on Highland Ave from Mariposa Ave to Pacheco Ave and will take 3-4 months to complete. Highland Avenue will remain open to traffic during construction, but motorists should expect delays and detours. Non-residents are encouraged to avoid the area.
​This project expected to be completed in October 2019.
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.  Road construction began May 1 along the east side of Mariposa Ave. from Northridge Dr. to Eastgate Circle. Construction is expected to continue through October.
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. 6/26/19 Environmental Documentation is complete and project team now working on final design and right-of-way acquisition.
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. 
​6/26/19 Staff and consultant are compiling city-wide traffic safety data. Formal public outreach program set to start by Late Summer 2019.
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 began preliminary analysis. Community workshop was held on March 26 2019.
​October 19, 2019 will be a Community Safety Fair to Kick-Off some temporary road improvements on Old Auburn Road. Join us at Grace Church on Old Auburn Road from 10 AM to 1 PM!
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 Plan developed almost 20 years ago.  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  
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 Jan 2019. Community Open House was Feb 20, 2019. An online community survey regarding median fence-work elicited 500 responses. Survey results presented to Council March 14, 2019. Council directed staff to move forward with project design including green mesh, plant climbing fence at Greenback/Auburn.
6/26/19 Project team finalizing plans & specifications and obtaining Caltrans encroachment permit (for work at Antelope/ I-80 Interchange). Construction expected Fall 2019.