Category: City Projects

South River Road East of Mike McGowan Bridge Reopens

After a closure of four years, South River Road has reopened to traffic. To reach the new segment of South River Road, go east on Locks Drive off Jefferson Boulevard.  Continue east past the entrance to the Mike McGowan Bridge, where … Continue reading »

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Construction Begins on Pool Deck at Recreation Center Aquatic Facility

The City of West Sacramento and the Washington Unified School District have begun construction to restore the leisure pool deck at the Recreation Center Aquatic Facility, 2801 Jefferson Blvd. The project, scheduled for completion April 17, removes and replaces 3,500 … Continue reading »

Posted in City Projects, General Information, Parks & Recreation, Recreation Center

Code for America Selects the City of West Sacramento and SACOG for National Civic Technology Fellowship

Code for America today announced the selection of the City of West Sacramento, in partnership with the Sacramento Area Council of Governments (SACOG) for its flagship national civic technology fellowship program, along with six other local governments from around the … Continue reading »

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Corps Unveils Draft Plans for West Sacramento Flood Risk Reduction

A plan to implement enhanced flood risk reduction features around West Sacramento’s perimeter was revealed on July 14th, 2014.  The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District released its draft general re-evaluation report and draft environmental impact statement/environmental impact report … Continue reading »

Posted in City Projects, Flood Protection, General Information, Police Department, Public Safety, Public Works

West Sacramento is a City on a Winning Streak, Reports the Sacramento Business Journal

The Sacramento Business Journal published a cover story Aug. 1 describing West Sacramento as a hot spot for riverfront housing, entertainment and recreation. Click here for more information.

Posted in Active Aging, Chamber of Commerce, City Pride, City Projects, General Information

West Sac Flood Protect and the City of West Sacramento Celebrates California Flood Preparedness Week, Nov. 4-8

The City of West Sacramento and West Sac Flood Protect are joining cities and counties across the state to participate in California Flood Preparedness Week. “West Sacramento is surrounded by 52 miles of levees. It’s crucial that we identify and … Continue reading »

Posted in City Projects, Education, Flood Protection, General Information, Public Safety

Traffic Advisory: Jefferson Boulevard Lane Closures, June 8-9

The City of West Sacramento has scheduled intermittent lane closures on Jefferson Boulevard, both directions, between Merkley Avenue and Park Boulevard for Saturday, June 8 and Sunday, June 9. Temporary lane closures will occur between the hours of 5 a.m. thru … Continue reading »

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“State of the City, 2013” Video Available

West Sacramento Mayor Christopher Cabaldon presented the annual State of the City Address, May 16, 2013 at the Civic Center Galleria. Click to watch the video of the 2013 State of the City:  

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City Council Approves New Bicycle, Pedestrian and Trails Master Plan

West Sacramento First in Region to Support Low-Stress Bike Network And Neighborhood Connectivity On May 8, 2013 the City of West Sacramento became the first city in the Sacramento region to support development of a “low-stress bike network” when the City … Continue reading »

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The Southport Levee Improvements Project

In an effort to reduce flood risk for West Sacramento residents, the Southport Levee Improvements project involves the construction of approximately four miles of new setback levee. The project requires the relocation of South River Road, adjacent to the Sacramento … Continue reading »

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