Capital Improvement Projects

Current CIP & Construction Projects - Updated September 2022

Project Description Status
Arcade-Cripple Creek Trail Project formerly 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. The City was awarded grant funds for the design & construction of this project. The construction contract was awarded at the August 11, 2022 City Council meeting. We expect construction to begin in Fall 2022.
Greenback Lane Complete Streets Project will rehabilitate this major arterial corridor between Sunrise Boulevard and Fair Oaks Boulevard to enhance pedestrian, bicycle mobility, and improve traffic flow. Funding through Measure A Capital allocation and Storm Water Utility Funds, Measure A Traffic Safety, Gas Tax, SB1, Transit, and Roadway Impact Fee funds. Construction is complete.
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.  Construction is complete. The project received a 2022 American Public Works Association (APWA) Project of the Year Award!
Residential Street Resurfacing Project Projects will resurface various residential streets around the city with related asphalt and concrete repairs.  Construction began August 15, 2022.

Design Projects

Project Description Status
Auburn Blvd Complete Streets Phase 2 Complete street improvements with sidewalks, street lighting, traffic signal upgrades and landscaping. Northern city limits to Rusch Park to Whyte Avenue. The City received SACOG grant award, Regional Program grant, and Regional ATP grant for this project. We anticipate construction to begin in early 2024.
Old Auburn Road Complete Streets Phase 1 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.  The City is working on the design of Phase 1.
San Juan Complete Streets Project will fill in gaps in the existing sidewalk network, install new storm drain infrastructure, complete ADA curb ramps, and resurface San Juan Ave between Madison Ave to Spicer Dr. The City's design team is working on the design, coordinating with property owners, and soliciting public feedback. 

Plans & Other Programs

Project Description Status
Carriage Drive and Lauppe Lane Safe Schools Corridor Plan This City evaluated streets and on-site school circulation to identify measures to mitigate deficiencies. Included community engagement. Carriage/Lauppe between Auburn and Antelope. City Council accepted the final plan in December 2020. City staff will use the plan to seek funding for design and construction.
Local Road Safety Plan Plan provides a framework to identify, analyze, and prioritize local roadway safety improvements. It will focus on identifying opportunities to improve traffic safety within the city using solutions from the engineering, education, enforcement, and emergency services toolboxes. Components exist but the City desires to create a documented safety plan. City Council formally adopted the plan on July 22, 2021. The plan can be viewed here
Multi Modal Transportation Safety Program
(Caltrans Sustainable Communities Grant)
Program evaluates requests and uses a tool to prioritize the implementation of new signs, striping, crosswalks, speed humps, traffic calming, and traffic enforcement. Program replaced the 2001 Neighborhood Traffic Management Program (NTMP). City Council approved the MMTSP Tool in December 2020. The program is currently underway.

Page last updated September 16, 2022.