Current Projects in the Natomas Basin
UPDATED: January 2019
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: Work on the levees has been completed along with the borrow work at the 2K site and hydroseeding of disturbed areas in the floodway was completed in December.
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, the cofferdams were removed from the District’s C1 Canal so Plant 8 is fully operational, and the bridge is open to traffic. Contractor continues to work on ancillary activities but there is no impact to District facilities.