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Rainbow Bridge Centennial Celebration Saturday, May 4

April 23, 2019 

Celebrate the 100th anniversary of Folsom’s iconic Rainbow Bridge at once-in-a-lifetime events planned in the Historic District Saturday, May 4. The Rainbow Bridge will close to vehicular traffic to allow the community to explore the bridge on foot. The festivities kick off with a re-dedication and ribbon-cutting ceremony at 10 a.m. World-renowned slackline athlete Ryan Robinson – who was raised in Folsom – will attempt to set a world record by traversing the 1,919-foot span over the American River between Lake Natoma Crossing and the Rainbow Bridge on a 1-inch wide line.

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Alder Creek Parkway in Folsom Ranch Closing for Improvements

April 22, 2019 

Alder Creek Parkway, a new thoroughfare south of Highway 50, will close for improvements on Monday, April 29. The road is expected to remain closed through October. Placerville Road and the newly-improved East Bidwell Street will be available as alternate routes. Traffic safety and detour signs will be posted in advance of the closure. The planned work includes the installation of large diameter storm water pipes, potable water and reclaimed water mains, electric, natural gas, cable television and telephone infrastructure, as well as extensive grading on both sides of Alder Creek Parkway.

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Iron Point Road Railroad Crossing Replacement

April 2, 2019 

Beginning Monday, April 22, a railroad crossing replacement project will require a full 10-day closure of Iron Point Road between East Bidwell Street and Cavitt Road to replace the existing deteriorated railroad tracks and drain pipes. Iron Point Road will be closed to vehicular, pedestrian, and bicycle traffic for 24 hours a day. All traffic will be detoured to Broadstone Parkway. All local businesses will be accessible during the closure. For more information contact Senior Civil Engineer Ryan Chance at 916-461-6713 or

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