Current Projects in the Natomas Basin
UPDATED: August 2018
SAFCA North Area Stream Group Project (SAFCA)
Location and Description: Construct levee improvements on the easterly side of the Natomas East Main Drain Canal (NEMDC/Steelhead creek) as well as along Arcade Creek. Borrow from the 2K borrow site near Eklhorn using the easterly side of the floodway at the waterside toe of the RD 1000 levee is complete. Schedule: Start May 2018; completion by November 2018
Status: No more material is being hauled from the Elkhorn Blvd borrow site south along the RD 1000 levee. All work is contained to Arcade Creek and areas east of Natomas.
Gateway Park Blvd Bridge Project (City of Sacramento)
Location and Description: Construct new two-lane bridge for southbound traffic across District’s Ci Canal. Project requires temporary dewatering of canal for bridge construction.
Schedule: Start construction May 2018; completion 2019.
Status: City’s Contractor has completed falsework and foundation in canal. Bridge deck has been completed, but cofferdams are still in the District’s C1Canal. should be completed in July.
Fiber Optic line installation (WAVE Engineering)
Location and Description: District’s drains along Elverta Road vicinity of Highway 99. Work includes both overhead and underground fiber optic cable installation on existing power poles or via directional boring for underground.
Schedule: Start June 2018, completion has been delayed to August 2018
Status: Overhead line work has been completed; contractor still needs to do direction boring for underground cable installation.