Construction Projects - Improving Infrastructure

Current & Upcoming City Projects

Current City projects
Project Description Status
Baird Way Drainage Improvements Installation of new drainage inlets and pipes to increase capacity to eliminate recurring nuisance ponding at Baird Way & Holly Drive  Construction is expected to commence in Spring 2018 and take 1-2 months to complete.
2018 Accessibility and Drainage Improvements Project upgrades ADA sidewalk access ramps and substandard drainage inlets and laterals at various locations in the City. The 2018 project will concentrate work in Neighborhood Area 2.   Project is currently in design and expected to start construction in late Summer 2018.
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.   Plans are 6% complete and construction is scheduled for Fall 2018.
Citrus Heights Comprehensive Transit Plan Grant  Comprehensive analysis existing transit system serving the City. Analysis to be completed in Spring 2018. 
Electric Greenway
(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.   Staff is currently developing a Request for Proposals (RFP) to hire a consultant to perform this work. RFP release: early March 2018 and have a consultant on board no later than May 2018.
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. Plans are 90% complete and construction of is currently scheduled for late Summer 2018. 
Mariposa Avenue Safe Route to School
Phase III
Project will construct sidewalk, curb, gutter, ADA curb access ramps, bike lanes, drainage improvements and new LED street lighting.  Construction to start in Spring 2018 and take 4-5 months to complete 
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.  Design Consultant selection should begin in Spring 2018.
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 current Plan developed almost 20 years ago. Staff will provide input on and review all other project tasks. A project specific website will be maintained during the project at Design Kick-off  was January 31, 2018. Smart Region Sacramento effort has an aggressive 12-month schedule and work on the local plans will commence May 2018. 
Storm Drain System Annual Cleaning Cleaning of the storm drain system to prevent street flooding.  Regular storm drain cleaning program for this year is complete; Contractor remains available to assist clearing clogged storm drains during storm events.
Sunrise Blvd Complete Streets Improvements Phase 2A (West side Sunrise only—Sayonara Dr to Locher Way)  Project will construct curb, ADA curb ramps, gutter and sidewalk to meet accessibility standards, upgrade the existing traffic signal, landscape the bifurcated sidewalk and the median, storm water drainage system.  Construction will start in Spring 2018 and take 4-5 months to complete.
Various Signalized Intersection Safety Improvements (HSIP Grant)  Project is to increase safety for vehicles, bicycles and pedestrians at signalized intersections  Design Kick-off meeting took place February 22, 2018.