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Public Works Projects

US Highway 50/Empire Ranch Road Interchange Project

The Empire Ranch Road interchange is a future freeway interchange that will be located on US Highway 50 on the Sacramento County/El Dorado County line, between the existing East Bidwell Street interchange in Folsom and Latrobe Road interchange in El Dorado Hills. Click here for more information on the project. You can also contact Mark Rackovan at or call 916-461-6711.


Capital SouthEast Connector Project

The Capital SouthEast Connector is a planned, 34 mile-long expressway linking Folsom and El Dorado Hills to Elk Grove along existing White Rock Road and Grant Line Road.  When completed the Connector will be a four-lane, limited-access expressway and a parallel bicycle/pedestrian trail.  Click here for more information on the project and a link to the project website. You can also contact Mark Rackovan at or call 916-461-6711.


Neighborhood Sidewalk Rehabilitation Project FY2017-18


The rehabilitation and replacement of distressed concrete curb, gutters and sidewalks. The  project will replace approximately 3,400 linear feet of sidewalks at various locations around the city.  The goal of this project is to provide safe pedestrian paths of travel as well as neighborhood enhancements of old and distressed infrastructure.  For more information about this project, contact Ryan Chance,, at 916-461-6713.


ALERT2 Creek Monitoring and Flood Warning System Project

In December 2017, the city will begin upgrading and expanding its flood warning system from legacy ALERT technology to ALERT2.  A fully functioning ALERT2 system will provide real-time rainfall and stream level data to the City in support of early flood response as well as other stormwater and water quality projects.  By converting to the ALERT2 communication protocol, high quality data for these watersheds will be consistently made available to the National Weather Service, the California Data Exchange Center, Sacramento County and the community.  The upgrades will include rehabilitation and replacement of outdated equipment to existing rain gauge sites at Livermore Park and the Folsom Water Treatment Plant.  Stream level and rain gauge combo stations will be installed on Hinkle Creek at Cascade Falls Drive, the confluence of Willow and Humbug Creeks at Blue Ravine Drive, and Alder Creek at Prairie City Road.  In total there will be 5 rain gauges and 3 stream gauges.  Funding for this project was supplemented by a California Department of Water Resources Flood Emergency Response Project Grant.  Anyone interested in viewing the Sacramento County Rainfall and Stream Level dta may visit  For more information about this project, contact Ryan Chance, at 916-461-6713. 

Pavement Resurfacing Project FY2018-19

The following roadways and neighborhoods received extensive pavement crack filling in the Summer of 2017 and are tentatively scheduled to receive resurfacing in the summer of 2018.

•  Folsom-Auburn from Greenback Ln to Folsom Dam Road 
•  Folsom Lake Crossing from Folsom-Auburn Road to E. Natoma Street
•  Blue Ravine Road from E. Natoma Street to Riley Street
•  Iron Point Road from E. Bidwell Street to Oak Avenue Parkway
•  American River Canyon North neighborhood

For more information about this project, contact Ryan Chance, at 916-461-6713.

Orangevale Bridge Closures for Major Rehabilitation Project

A one-year rehabilitation project on the Orangevale Bridge was completed June 2017, allowing crews to make significant improvements on the century-old bridge that connects Folsom to Orangevale.  The project extended the lifespan of the historic bridge for the next 100 years replacing columns, deck and the east abutment. For more information about the project, contact Brian Reed at  or call 916-461-6707.



Rainbow Bridge Maintenance Project

Rainbow Bridge is nearly 100-years-old, spans the American River at Greenback Lane, and provides a major connection for businesses and residents on both sides of the river. An upcoming preventative maintenance project will make needed repairs of the historic bridge and provide a smoother and safer drive for motorists.  For more information about the project, contact Brian Reed at or call 916-461-6707.




Folsom Lake CrossingFolsom Lake Crossing

City of Folsom is the non-federal sponsor for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' project of a new 1,000-foot bridge over the American River just below the Folsom Dam. The four-lane, approximately two-mile-long project includes bicycle and pedestrian paths as well. Connector roads join the bridge with E. Natoma Street to the southeast and Folsom-Auburn Road to the northwest. The bridge opened for traffic on March 28, 2009.