Capital Improvement Projects

Current CIP & Construction Projects - Updated December 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. Construction to begin in October 2022.
Residential Street Resurfacing Project Projects will resurface various residential streets around the city with related asphalt and concrete repairs.  Construction began August 15, 2022. Due to weather conditions construction has been suspended for the winter and will resume in Spring 2023.

Design Projects

Project Description Status
Auburn Blvd Complete Streets Phase 2 Complete streets improvements with sidewalks, street lighting, traffic signal upgrades and landscaping from Rusch Park to Orlando Avenue. The City received SACOG grant award, Regional Program grant, and Regional ATP grant for this project. The design phase is nearing completion and 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 is working on the design and coordinating with property owners. 

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. 
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.

Recently Completed Projects

Project DescriptionStatus
Greenback Lane Complete Streets
Rehabilitation of this major arterial corridor between Sunrise Boulevard and Fair Oaks Boulevard aimed at enhancing pedestrian and bike mobility, improving traffic flow and improving rideability and aesthetics of the corridor.  
Project is complete. 
Mariposa Avenue Safe Routes to School Phase 4Constructed sidewalks, bike lanes, and associated improvements. Project was the final phase of a 1.2-mile Safe Routes to School Project and completed the bicycle and pedestrian network.The project received a 2022 American Public Works Association (APWA) Project of the Year Award!
Various Signalized Intersection Safety ImprovementsSafety improvements for vehicles, bicycles & pedestrians at signalized intersections. Upgraded 30 signalized intersections, a pedestrian median barrier fence along three legs of Greenback Ln/Auburn Blvd intersection, and four accessible curb ramps at two intersections on Sunrise Blvd (at Macy Plaza Drive & Birdcage Center).
Project is complete.