West Elverta Road Closure

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Metro Air Parkway to SR 99 ~August 2, 2012 to December 2013~ Starting on Thursday, August 2, 2012 there will be a full closure of West Elverta Road from Metro Air Parkway to State Route 99. The closure is part of the State Route 99 @ Elverta Road Interchange Project. The closure will impact all eastbound and westbound traffic on West Elverta Road including vehicles, pedestrians and bicycles. Elverta Road -- east of State Route 99 -- will not be affected by this closure.

Closure Period: The closure will be in effect from Thursday, August 2, 2012 to December 2013.

Detour Route: The project detour route for West Elverta Road is Elkhorn Boulevard to Metro Air Parkway. Elkhorn Boulevard is approximately 2 miles south of West Elverta Road. Detour signs will be in place to direct motorists around the closure. A map of the detour route is included in this news release.

Interchange Construction: This project will construct a new interchange to replace the existing at-grade signalized intersection at this location. Significant project work will begin on the West Elverta Road side of the project area, and will require full closure of this section of roadway. Major elements of the interchange project include:

 Construction of a new interchange with ramp meters and HOV by-pass lanes on all freeway on-ramps.

 Widening and reconstructing approximately 1 mile of Elverta Road. 1

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 Addition of bicycle lanes and sidewalks.

 Relocation of existing drainage canals.

 Two new traffic signals at the terminus of the freeway off-ramps.

 Drought tolerant landscaping in the four quadrants of the interchange.

Your Patience is Appreciated: Sacramento County understand the challenges and inconvenience that commuters, residents, businesses, bicyclists and pedestrians will experience during the closure period. The patience and cooperation of the traveling public is appreciated as work to construct the interchange project continues.

Project Email Updates: Visit www.sacdot.com/sr99-elverta for project information. Visitors to this webpage can sign on to SacCounty.net, to subscribe to free State Route 99 @ Elverta Road Interchange Project updates.

Contact Information: Please contact Scott Werth (Project Manager) at 916-874-5259 or werths@saccounty.net, for detour related questions and/or project information.

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