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Posted on: August 24, 2017

Lane Closures Scheduled for August 27 - Greenback Lane & Fountain Square Drive

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Construction is underway on Mercy Medical Group's new, state-of-the-art medical office building at 7115 Greenback Lane. On Sunday, August 27, Alston Construction is scheduled to begin raising the concrete panels for the new three-story building. In order to ensure public safety while crews raise and secure the wall panels, the following road closures will be in effect.

Scheduled Lane Closures for Sunday, August 27:

Westbound Greenback Lane

Beginning at 6:00 AM on August 27, westbound Greenback Lane will be reduced from three lanes to one through lane; no lanes of eastbound Greenback Lane will be closed. The contractor expects all westbound lanes of Greenback Lane will reopen no later than 1:00 PM on August 27.

Southbound Fountain Square Drive

Beginning at 11:00 AM on August 27, southbound Fountain Square Drive will be closed to thru traffic from City Center Drive to Greenback Lane. During the lane closure, traffic will still have access to the Police Department, Post Office, and Sam's Club. No northbound lanes of Fountain Square Drive will be affected.

All lanes of Greenback Lane and Fountain Square Drive will reopen no later than 6:00 PM on Sunday, August 27. No additional closures similar to this are anticipated during construction of the medical office building. If you have questions regarding the scheduled lane closures, contact the General Services Department at (916) 727-4770.

About the Project

In spring 2015, the City Council unanimously approved the Medical Office Building and City Hall Project – a unique public-private partnership that will result in a direct investment of $53.2 million into the Citrus Heights economy and generate more than 170 jobs. The new medical office building is part of the City’s economic development efforts to diversify the local economy. In addition, the clinic will offer much-needed services to our community.

The 68,727 square-foot medical office building will be operated by Mercy Medical Group, a service of Dignity Health Medical Foundation. The multi-specialty clinic will house 50 physicians and provide a wide-range of primary medical services. Dignity Health representatives estimate the new medical office building will open spring 2019.

As part of the project, Capital Partners Development Company constructed a new, energy-efficient 35,000 square-foot City Hall and adjacent 4,000 square-foot facility at 6360 Fountain Square Drive. The new City Hall opened August 2016.

For more information about the Medical Office Building and City Hall Project, visit www.citrusheights.net/325/Medical-Office-City-Hall-Project or contact Monica Alejandrez, Assistant to the City Manager, at (916) 725-2448 / malejandrez@citrusheights.net

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