Current Projects in the Natomas Basin
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 for the levee improvements is coming from Borrow Site 2K along the easterly side of the floodway south of Elkhorn Blvd. Hauling will be along the District’s west NEMDC levee. Additional borrow from the Twin Rivers School District site west of Sorento Road south of Elkhorn.
Schedule: Start May 2018; completion by November 2018
Status: Contractor has begun moving material from borrow site south of Elkhorn Blvd to locations along Arcade Creek using on-road hauling due to wet conditions along NEMDC site. Anticipate hauling to commence within floodway by July.
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 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 by July 2018
Status: Construction commenced