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Current Construction Activity

Latest Activity – Traffic Impact Notification- October 31, 2014

Franklin Boulevard

The northbound #2 lane will be closed the entire week of November 3, 2014 for utility work.

Meadowview Road

The #2 lane in the eastbound direction at the UPRR tracks will be closed through Friday October 31 for work related to construction of the UPRR soundwalls.

Center Parkway

Center Parkway north of Cosumnes River Blvd will have intermittent lane closures in both directions, across varying lanes for the rest of this week for electrical work.

Please drive safely in construction areas and remember to Slow for the Cone Zone!

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Overview

The Blue Line to CRC project will add four new light rail stations (Morrison Creek, Franklin, Center Parkway and Cosumnes River College), 2,700 park-and-ride spaces and a major new transit center at the Cosumnes River College Station.The Blue Line to CRC light rail extension project (also referred to as South Line Phase 2) is one of the highest priority transit projects in the region and, once completed, will extend light rail 4.3 miles from the existing terminus at Meadowview Road to Cosumnes River College.Construction of the two light rail bridges over Cosumnes River Boulevard and Morrison creek is almost complete. Civil and track work is scheduled to begin in September 2013, with revenue service beginning late 2015. Click here to view a current project map.

Upcoming Events

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Civil Construction Underway

Tree Removal Mitigation

Removal of some trees along the alignment of the Blueline to CRC will be necessary to facilitate the construction of the light rail track and stations for this important light rail extension.  Every effort has been made to minimize the number of trees being removed, and replacement trees will be planted along the alignment, the CRC campus and at the new stations as construction is completed.  In fact, RT will be planting 1.6 trees for every tree removed.  To learn more about how tree removal is being mitigated for please view  Chapter Four – Affected Environment in the Final EIR/S. It can be viewed here.