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Current Construction Activity

Latest Activity – Construction Activities Week of December 8, 2014

Cosumnes River College Station:
Work continues on the stair tower, break room walls and ramp.
Parking Lot F:

Electrical work planned for this week and next week.

Center Parkway to Franklin Boulevard

Top ballast is being placed

Surface and line track installation this week and next
Center Parkway:

Crews are working on the seat walls and mini-hi.

Two pours took place last week.   One pour is planned for this week but rain may impact this schedule.

SMUD utility work is still taking place this week requiring intermittent lane closures in both directions.

Electrical work at the platform is underway.
Franklin intersection:

Underground work at Franklin Blvd took place last Friday, and Tues/Wed of this week.  Lane closures were in place.

Deer Lake Pedestrian Bridge:
Shoring is being stripped

Morrison Creek:
Electrical work is underway

 Meadowview:

The #2 lane will be closed on and off for the next several weeks due to this and the soundwall work that is going to be underway soon.

Demolition of the chain link fence on the south side of Meadowview between Detroit and the UPRR tracks should start next week.

UPRR:

Crews are backfilling along the corridor as soil conditions allow.
AT&T is on Meadowview at the UPRR corridor doing work related to the project.  The #2 lane will be closed on and off for the next several weeks due to this and the soundwall work that is going to be underway soon.

Work on the soundwall continues

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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

Coming Soon

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.