Arcade-Cripple Creek Trail Project (formerly Electric Greenway Trail Project)

  1. Project Description

Project Description:

The City is constructing a 2.9 mile long multi-use trail between Sunrise Boulevard (near Arcade Creek Park Preserve) and Wachtel Way that will largely follow an existing Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) electric corridor easement. The project is located in the City and unincorporated Orangevale, and connects several neighborhoods to eight parks, several schools and the Sunrise MarketPlace. In addition to a paved multi-use trail, this Project also includes:

• A new signalized crossing of Fair Oaks Boulevard
• Pathway lighting
• Sidewalk, curb and gutter along a segment of Oak Avenue
• Drainage improvements
• Traffic signal modifications
• Landscaping

  1. Project Funding
  1. Project Location
  1. Other Project Information
  1. Community Engagement

Project Schedule:

Construction is anticipated to occur from October 2022 to September 2023. 

In general, the Project will be constructed in phases, moving from west to east (starting at Sunrise Blvd and ending at Wachtel Way). 

Summary of Active Work: 

Summary of Active Work
SMUD Access Rd between Sunrise and Orangevale SMUD Substation Retaining wall and trail construction
Oak Ave between Melva St and Fireweed Circle Sidewalk construction and traffic signal modifications
Olivine Ave & Villa Oak Dr  Fence construction and relocation,
retaining wall construction
Escallonia Dr & Drywood Wy Fence construction and relocation.
Tempo Community Park Trail construction
Sundance Natural Area Trail construction


For questions about the project, please contact the General Services Department at 916-727-4770.