Public Works Projects

Pavement Slurry Seal and Crack Filling Project

FY 18-19

The Public Works Department has contracted with Pavement Coatings Co. to resurface various roadways and bike trails in Folsom. The project is scheduled to begin on Monday, May 20th and work will likely be complete by July. The work in residential neighborhoods and bike trails will be performed between 7 am and 6 pm, and work on arterial roadways will be performed between 8 pm and 6 am. Notification letters have been sent to all affected residences and electronic message boards will be set out at least 72 hours in advance of the work beginning to notify residents. In areas where there will be parking restrictions, detailed maps will be distributed with information of where parking will be available for each day. An overall project map is available below.

 The project being applied is a slurry seal, which is a mixture of water, asphalt emulsion, aggregate and additives. Slurry seal is applied in order to help preserve and protect the underlying pavement structure and provide a new driving surface. Roads scheduled to receive the slurry seals have already been crack filled, which is a critical step in waterproofing the pavement structure. Existing roadway striping will be removed prior to the slurry seal and will be replaced with temporary "floppy" pavement markers. The permanent striping will be replaced approximately one week after the slurry seal, to allow for proper curing of the slurry seal.

In addition to the resurfacing, the project also includes crack filling on various other roadways in preparation for next year's resurfacing project.

The City asks that you please remain patient, adhere to No Parking restrictions and follow the construction traffic control for everyone's safety during this project. If you have any questions about the project, please contact the Public Works Department at 916-461-6713.

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Pavement and Concrete Repair FY 18-19

The rehabilitation and replacement of distressed concrete curb, gutters and sidewalks. The  project will replace approximately 2,000 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.  The project is scheduled to begin on June 2, 2019. For more information about this project, contact Senior Civil Engineer Ryan Chance, 916-461-6713.


Iron Point Road Railroad Crossing Replacement Project

The project consisted of replacement of the existing railroad tracks across Iron Point Road with concrete track panels and new rails, replacement of the grated storm drain line drain and smoothing the profile of Iron Point Road to provide better ride quality for vehicles and bicyclists. The project was completed within the 10 day window allotted. For more information contact Senior Civil Engineer Ryan Chance at 916-461-6713.


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.


Greenback - Madison / Folsom Auburn Road Pavement Rehabilitation Project

This project began in August 2018 and was completed in October 2018. The project rehabilitated the following roadways:

•  Greenback Lane (Folsom-Auburn Road to Madison Avenue) 
•  Madison Avenue (Greenback Lane to Main Avenue)
•  Folsom-Auburn Road (Greenback Lane to Oak Avenue)

This project utilized Cold In-Place Recycling to rehabilitate the existing pavement. Other details of the project include a rubberized asphalt overlay, upgrades to pedestrian facilities with the installation of Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliant ramps, lane adjustments to accommodate bike lanes through the Greenback/Folsom-Auburn intersection, permanent vehicle video and radar detection, enhanced wet-night visibility traffic striping and improvements to existing drainage facilities along Greenback Lane.


This project was funded in part by a Rubberized Pavement Grant from CalRecycle. A total of 14,674 waste tires were diverted from the waste stream by this project.

For more information about this project, please contact the Public Works Department Project Manager Ryan Chance, at or 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. 


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.