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Every public street within the city is swept once per month. Arterial streets are swept twice per month. During heavy leaf-drop season (November through January), every street is swept twice. See the Leaf Season (Nov-Jan) or Regular Schedule (Feb-Oct) to see which week the street sweeper is in your area.
Stop signs are installed after stop sign warrants are met for a particular intersection. Stop sign warrants are based on traffic volumes, visibility, and the accident rate. Many people believe stop signs are the answer to controlling speeding along streets. The CalTrans traffic manual states that stop signs are not to be used as a speed control device, but to identify who has the right-of-way at an intersection. Studies have shown that when unwarranted stop signs are installed along a road, motorists soon realize that the stop signs are unnecessary and begin to run the stop sign. This behavior could lead to an accident. Also, motorists tend to speed up after an unwarranted stop sign because they are frustrated by having to stop or slow for what they feel is an unnecessary stop sign. In many cases, measured speeds have been higher between stop signs than before the signs were installed.
Requests for traffic signs can be requested through the Submit a Concern or Service Request Forms. The Traffic Management Team will evaluate each request for need. Replies will be made by letter or email to the requestor.
The city has a Neighborhood Traffic Management Policy (PDF) that guides the evaluation of traffic problems and the development of strategies to improve traffic conditions in residential areas. Please call 916-727-4770, or use the city's service request form to report your concerns.
Citrus Heights provides sandbags for CITRUS HEIGHTS RESIDENTS ONLY. Proof of residency will be checked. If you do not live in Citrus Heights, you will need to contact your local agency (City of Roseville, Sacramento County, Placer County, etc.) for sandbag information. The City is able to provide limited, unfilled sandbags to our residents through the General Services Department. Residents may come to City Hall at 6360 Fountain Square Drive during normal business hours (M-F, 8-5), provide proper identification showing Citrus Heights residency, and will be provided with a limited number of empty sandbags to be self-filled at the following the locations: · C-Bar-C Park (8275 Oak Avenue); or· City Hall located at 6360 Fountain Square Drive
Residents should bring their own shovels to the sand pile locations. See more information about being Storm Ready.
Service requests can be made to report problems to the City for road conditions, street light outage, stray shopping carts and more! See more types here.
Submit a Concern here.