Category: Flood Protection

Southport Levee Improvement Project Update; South River Road Closure Map

Portions of South River Road in West Sacramento are now permanently closed due construction of the Southport Levee Improvement Project. Earthwork is underway and is expected to continue into the fall 2017. Activities include clearing along the land side of the levee … Continue reading »

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West Sacramento Launches Major Levee Project

Congresswoman Doris Matsui and West Sacramento Mayor Christopher Cabaldon, along with flood protection partners, broke ground on the Southport Levee Improvement Project Tuesday, May 9th with more than 75 people in attendance. The Southport Levee Improvement Project is West Sacramento’s … Continue reading »

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Storm Related Restrictions On Old River and S River Roads

South River Road to Close Saturday, Feb. 18 at 5:00 p.m. As a result of water-saturated ground conditions, Yolo County is closing South River Road from the West Sacramento city limits to the Freeport Bridge. Motorists are encouraged to find … Continue reading »

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South River Road Closed, Old River Road Traffic Restricted

A five-mile section of South River Road in West Sacramento is shut down to thru traffic until further notice as a safety precaution. The roadway sits atop the City’s protective levee next to the Sacramento River. West Sacramento Police and … Continue reading »

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Heavy Rain This Weekend: Sandbags Available

The City of West Sacramento is making sandbags available to residents in anticipation of  wet weather and possible flooding over the next few days. Sand is free and available on a first come, first served basis at the following locations: … Continue reading »

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Sandbags Available in West Sacramento

The City of West Sacramento is making sandbags available to residents and businesses in anticipation of  wet weather and possible flooding over the next few days. Sand is free and available on a first come, first served basis at the … Continue reading »

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Third Graders Plan! Pack! Protect! In Flood Prep Exercise

Students at Riverbank Elementary joined West Sacramento Mayor Pro Tem Babs Sandeen and West Sac Flood Protect during a fun and engaging news conference Wedenesday, Oct. 26 to highlight California Flood Preparedness Week. Sandeen stressed the importance of being prepared … Continue reading »

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Grand Opening for Village Parkway South

A ribbon cutting ceremony marked the opening today of Village Parkway South. The new road, complete with marked bike lanes, replaces S. River Road, which is being removed as part of the Southport Levee Improvement Project. Village Parkway South provides access … Continue reading »

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Village Parkway South Taking Shape

Phase 1 of the Southport Levee Improvement Project is well underway with the construction of Village Parkway South. The new roadway will replace segments of South River Road that will be removed as part of improvements to nearly six miles of levee … Continue reading »

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West Sacramento Sandbag Locations Announced

The City of West Sacramento is making sandbags available to residents in anticipation of continued wet weather and possible flooding. Sand is free and available on a first come, first served basis at the following locations: Fire Station 42, 3585 … Continue reading »

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