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Transportation in the Sacramento metropolitan area

BackgroundEdit

Studies show that a vast majority of people in the area commute via personal automobile, with 76.9% driving alone and 9.5% carpooling,[1] aided by carpool lanes which expedite their commute.[2] A further 7.03% of workers in the region work from home, so the transportation modes of the remaining roughly 6.5% are rounded out by public transit, cycling, walking, motorcycle riding, and other means.[1]

Roads and highwaysEdit

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Major freewaysEdit

Interstate 80 (I-80)Edit

Interstate 80 (I-80) is the east–west Interstate Highway that runs through the Sacramento metropolitan area.

 
The Yolo Causeway of I-80 as seen from the Yolo Bypass Wildlife Area

To the west, I-80 provides service to Fairfield, Oakland, and San Francisco (where it terminates). To the east, it provides service to Reno, Salt Lake City, and beyond, terminating on the East Coast in Teaneck, New Jersey roughly 6 miles west of New York City.

 
Sacramento as seen from the distance in the eastbound lanes of I-80 in Yolo County

Within the Sacramento region, I-80 follows more of a northeast-southwest direction compared to a true east–west direction, owing to both the local topography and the orientation of the nearby destination cities (Reno and San Francisco).

 
I-80 in Davis, as seen from an overpass

It enters the region on the west from the Bay Area in Yolo County along the south side of UC Davis and after passing through the city of Davis, it crosses the Yolo Bypass (a major flood bypass for Sacramento) on the Yolo Causeway. Soon after touching down in West Sacramento, it splits northward away from the western terminus of the concurrent Highway 50 and Business Loop 80, thus bypassing Downtown Sacramento which the 50/Business 80 concurrency serves.

After the split, I-80 passes through the western side of West Sacramento, then continues on to cross over the American River, and passes through the middle of Natomas, where it has a full interchange with Interstate 5 (I-5). It then moves along the northern suburbs of Sacramento, North Sacramento and Del Paso Heights, before being joined by Business 80 at its eastern terminus in the southern part of North Highlands near the Sacramento McClellan Airport.

The route continues on towards Citrus Heights, Roseville (where it leaves Sacramento County and enters Placer County), and Rocklin, where it has an interchange with the southern end of California State Route 65 (CA 65). At this point, I-80 virtually exits the farthest suburban sprawl of Sacramento along the route, and rises in elevation as it passes through smaller mountainous and rural communities of the Sierra Nevada mountain range.

Interstate 5 (I-5)Edit

Interstate 5 (I-5) is the north–south interstate highway that runs through the Sacramento metropolitan area.

To the south, I-5 provides service to Stockton, Los Angeles, and San Diego, terminating at the Mexico–United States border. To the north, it provides service to Redding, Portland, and Seattle, terminating at the Canada–United States border.

 
I-5 in Downtown Sacramento at the far left, with the I Street on-ramp to its right, looking up from a surface street

The highway enters Sacramento County from the south near Thornton, then continues northward through the western edge of Elk Grove that is mostly uninhabited wetlands with the exception of Laguna West. As I-5 approaches the city limits of Sacramento near Freeport, it runs adjacent to the Sacramento River that is on the west. The river then makes an abrupt westward curve after which the highway is flanked by the south Sacramento neighborhoods of Pocket-Greenhaven on the west and Meadowview on the east. The river curves back and meets with I-5 again, closing up the Pocket area. The highway then continues along the west side of Land Park, passing by William Land Park and the Sacramento Zoo. As it reaches the southwest corner of the downtown grid, the highway has a full-service junction with the 50/Business 80 freeway, and also merges with California State Route 99 for a concurrency.

 
An American flamingo at the Sacramento Zoo, which sits just east of I-5 in the Land Park neighborhood

I-5 then goes along the western edge of Downtown Sacramento, passing by many prominent city landmarks such as the Crocker Art Museum, Tower Bridge, and Old Sacramento. After exiting Downtown, I-5 travels through the west side of the Railyards, and then crosses the American River. As it goes through Natomas, it crosses I-80 at the junction between the two freeways. Roughly three miles north, I-5 abruptly curves westward as California State Route 99 splits off and continues northward towards Yuba City and Marysville, ending the concurrency.

 
The county line between Sacramento and Yolo Counties marked by a sign on the I-5 bridge crossing the Sacramento River

Following the split, the highway provides service to Sacramento International Airport (SMF), and as such, I-5 is the main route to access the airport for the entire Sacramento region. The highway then crosses the Sacramento River and routes across the Yolo Bypass via the Elkhorn Causeway. I-5 reaches Woodland, curves to the northwest direction, and then has a partial-service interchange with California State Route 113 at its northern terminus. After passing through Woodland, the highway converges with Interstate 505 near Dunnigan, then exits Yolo County, heading towards Redding and the Pacific Northwest.

U.S. Route 50 (US 50)Edit

U.S. Route 50 (US 50) is an east–west U.S. Highway through the Sacramento area that has its western terminus in West Sacramento, and provides service to South Lake Tahoe and ultimately Ocean City, Maryland, the highway’s eastern terminus.

 
A road sign at the western terminus of US 50 in West Sacramento showing the distances of various cities (Ocean City, Maryland serves as the highway’s eastern end)

US 50 begins by branching off in West Sacramento from I-80, thus creating its western terminus. This portion of the highway is also concurrent with Interstate 80 Business, so they share the western terminus also. In the eastern part of West Sacramento, a short spur route peels away from US 50 in the form of California State Route 275 (SR 275), providing direct access to the Tower Bridge and Capitol Mall in Sacramento. After US 50 crosses over the Sacramento River, it meets Interstate 5 (I-5) at a full junction at the southwestern corner of Downtown Sacramento.

 
The UC Davis Medical Center is easily accessible via US 50 just east of its interchange with SR 99 and Bus. 80

Following the I-5 junction, US 50 runs on a freeway section commonly referred to as the WX Freeway[5] due to it being flanked by the parallel one-way W & X Streets, along the south side of Downtown Sacramento. This part of the freeway is also built upon a raised embankment, to allow the many city streets to pass under it. The route then hits an interchange with a crossing freeway where Business 80 is the route heading north, and SR 99 is the route heading south.

Following that interchange, US 50 goes between East Sacramento on the north and Oak Park in the south, providing convenient access to the UC Davis Medical Center in the northern part of Oak Park. It then routes along the southern tip of the California State University, Sacramento (CSUS or Sac State) campus with special ramps to get drivers directly between the campus and the freeway. It continues to eastern Sacramento suburbs including La Riviera, Rosemont, Rancho Cordova, and Folsom. This section of the highway east of Sac State is known to be a busy office corridor heavily concentrated with office parks,[6] thus also causing traffic jams in both directions during rush hour.

 
The flagship public university of the region, California State University, Sacramento (CSUS) is adjacent to US 50 near East Sacramento

As the highway exits Folsom, it also exits the farthest urban sprawl in that direction, climbs in elevation, and enters the more rural El Dorado County. It makes its way through many small municipalities, including Placerville and Pollock Pines and then reaches South Lake Tahoe.

California State Route 99 (SR 99)Edit

California State Route 99 (SR 99) is a north–south state highway in the Sacramento area. To the south, it serves the Central Valley cities of Stockton, Modesto, Fresno, and Bakersfield before terminating at the Wheeler Ridge Interchange to join I-5. To the north, SR 99 provides service to Yuba City and Chico, terminating in Red Bluff.

 
SR 99 passing through Galt at the right side of the picture

SR 99 reaches the Sacramento region from the south at Galt, a small town that is a distant exurb of Sacramento. It then routes along the west side of the rural farming communities Herald and Wilton before going through the core of Sacramento’s suburban city on the south, Elk Grove. As it leaves Elk Grove, it passes by Cosumnes River College and a medical complex consisting of three major hospitals: Methodist Hospital of Sacramento, Sierra Vista Hospital, and the Kaiser Permanente South Sacramento Medical Center. The college and medical complex are both immediately to the west of SR 99; there are exits to Bruceville Rd. designed to give emergency vehicles easy and quick access to the hospitals. The highway then goes through the heart of South Sacramento, providing access to local points of importance such as the Florin Towne Centre and Little Saigon (Sacramento). North of South Sacramento, SR 99 is flanked by Curtis Park on the west and Oak Park on the east; Sacramento City College is accessible as it is roughly a half mile west of the freeway at this point, and the McGeorge School of Law in Oak Park is right next to the freeway as well.

 
SR 99 in South Sacramento, as seen through the fence of a pedestrian overpass

At the junction with US 50 in the southeastern part of the central city, the thru lanes turn into the eastern section of Business 80. SR 99 does not continue straight, and instead connects to US 50 in the stretch west of the junction also known as the WX Freeway, in an unsigned concurrency (along with Business 80). At the interchange with I-5, SR 99 again does not pull through, and instead routes north onto the perpendicular I-5 for another unsigned concurrency.

 
Sacramento City College is easily accessible from SR 99 south of Downtown

SR 99 splits off from I-5 in North Natomas, with a slight northward jog, while I-5 makes a much sharper curve westward towards Sacramento International Airport and Woodland. SR 99 soon leaves Sacramento County, headed for Yuba City and Chico.

Business Loop 80 (Bus. 80)Edit

Business Loop 80 (Bus. 80), (also known as Business Route 80, Business 80, Capital City Freeway, "Cap City Freeway", and "Biz 80"), is a business loop of Interstate 80 (I-80) in Sacramento.

 
Route map of Business 80 in Sacramento shown in red

It has two segments, western and eastern. The western segment runs concurrently with US 50 from its western terminus in West Sacramento all the way to the US 50/SR 99/Bus. 80 interchange at the southeastern corner of the central city.

 
Sutter's Fort in Midtown Sacramento is accessible via the eastern segment of Bus. 80

At the interchange, the western segment of Bus. 80 does not pull through, and instead becomes the eastern segment that branches north from the junction (via connector ramps). The eastern segment (albeit more in a north–south orientation) is flanked by a pair of one-way streets, 29th St. and 30th St., dividing Midtown Sacramento on the west and East Sacramento on the east. The Sutter medical complex in Midtown, consisting of Sutter Medical Center and Sutter General Hospital, is immediately to the west of the freeway, as is Sutter's Fort, a historic park. Bus. 80 then crosses over the American River into the Arden-Arcade area, providing access to Arden Fair Mall (a popular shopping mall) and Cal Expo (site of the annual California State Fair and other big local events throughout the year). Around this point, the freeway also converges with California State Route 160 (SR 160), a highway that provides direct travel to Downtown Sacramento from the Arden-Arcade area. After passing through Arden-Arcade, the freeway rejoins I-80, thus terminating.

Other highwaysEdit

California State Route 113 (SR 113)Edit

California State Route 113 (SR 113) is a state highway that is primarily used as a north–south multi-lane freeway that carries traffic directly between I-80 near UC Davis and I-5 in Woodland.

From the south, SR 113 originates as a two-lane highway near Rio Vista, then travels through Dixon, after which it co-signs the portion of I-80 between Dixon and the connector ramp to its own freeway alignment near UC Davis. The freeway portion routes all the way to Woodland, where it briefly overlaps with I-5, then exiting and heading towards Knights Landing as a two-lane highway again.

California State Route 65 (SR 65)Edit

California State Route 65 (SR 65) is a state highway that runs between Roseville and Olivehurst.

Its southern terminus is at the junction with I-80 in the northeast part of Roseville. It begins as a freeway to Lincoln. After reaching Lincoln it becomes an expressway. It then passes Sheridan and Wheatland before terminating in Olivehurst, where it converges with California State Route 70 to continue on to Marysville.

California State Route 16 (SR 16)Edit

California State Route 16 (SR 16) is an east–west state highway that travels from SR 20 near Wilbur Springs to SR 49 between Plymouth and Drytown.

It enters the Sacramento metropolitan area at the west end through Yolo County. It takes a southeastward path through the small communities of Rumsey, Guinda, and Brooks. The route then turns eastward and passes through Esparto, California before crossing I-505. As it approaches Woodland, SR 16 turns 90 degrees to a northward direction at an intersection on the western edge of town. It hen converges with I-5 towards Sacramento on an unsigned concurrency.

Combined with I-5, SR 16 travels past the Sacramento International Airport, across I-80, and through Downtown Sacramento along the Sacramento River before turning onto US 50 towards South Lake Tahoe at the junction.

 
SR 16 provides access to Rancho Murieta; shown is the sign at the south entrance to the town

The route pulls through the interchange with SR 99/Bus. 80, then exits US 50 at Howe Ave. just east of Sacramento State University. SR 16 is carried on the Howe Ave section that is south of US 50 for a very short distance before turning eastward onto Folsom Blvd. Less than a mile later, the route branches off from Folsom Blvd. on the south side as Jackson Rd., and it is also the beginning of the signed portion east of the concurrency. It continues for many miles through unincorporated communities in Sacramento County, including Sloughhouse and Rancho Murieta before exiting the county (and the metropolitan area) into Amador County, headed for Plymouth, Drytown, and Jackson.

The signed portion of the route is generally a two-lane highway in its entirety.

California State Route 84 (SR 84)Edit

California State Route 84 (SR 84) is a north–south state highway that runs between Rio Vista in Solano County and the Sacramento–San Joaquin River Delta, and West Sacramento in Yolo County.

 
The exit from I-80 shown here is the northern terminus of SR 84, also referred to as Reed Ave in that area.

It enters the Sacramento region on the south side through Yolo County near Courtland. The route turns eastward for a short distance, then turns north where it becomes Jefferson Blvd. SR 84 retains that name through West Sacramento, where it crosses and interchanges with US 50. Shortly afterwards, the route changes roads and turns westward at a 4-way intersection, becoming Sacramento Ave. and then Reed Ave. before terminating at its junction with I-80.

California State Route 160 (SR 160)Edit

California State Route 160 (SR 160) is a north–south state highway that runs between Antioch in the Sacramento–San Joaquin River Delta, and Arden-Arcade (a northeastern suburb of Sacramento).

The route begins at its southern terminus in eastern Antioch, where it is formed by a junction with California State Route 4. It then crosses the Antioch Bridge, leaving Antioch and entering the tip of Sacramento County’s southwestern panhandle in Sherman Island. The route winds its way along the Sacramento River and through the delta, passing through small river towns such as Isleton, Walnut Grove, Courtland, and Clarksburg.

 
Looking south on SR 160 from Sherman Island. Mount Diablo and the Antioch Bridge are visible in the distance.

As SR 160 reaches the southern part of Sacramento near Cosumnes River Blvd., it continues straight, deviating from the Sacramento River that curves westward. At this point, the route is now referred to as Freeport Blvd. and it also becomes a four-lane expressway. It passes through the Meadowview neighborhood and then forms the western boundary of the Sacramento Executive Airport as it goes through South Land Park. As it proceeds through the central part of Land Park, it divides Sacramento City College on the east and William Land Park on the west. Right before reaching the railroad tracks near 4th Avenue/Wayne Hultgren station, SR 160 turns northwest at its fork with 21st St., still continuing as Freeport Blvd.

The route joins Broadway and heads westward, then turning north onto the 15th St./16th St. one-way pair into the downtown grid; 15th St. is southbound and 16th St. is northbound. In the northern part of downtown, 15th St. actually dead ends, so the southbound part of the highway turns away from 15th St. at H St, a one-way eastbound street, for three city blocks, and north of H St. the southbound portion of the highway is carried on 12th St.

12th St. curves in the northern part of Downtown to be next to 16th St. and becomes a freeway. Then the highway turns northeastward, crosses the American River, and then turns eastward. The route terminates where it converges with Bus. 80 in Arden-Arcade.

Spur routesEdit

California State Route 275 (SR 275)Edit

California State Route 275 (SR 275) is a short spur route that peels off from US 50 in West Sacramento and provides direct access to Downtown Sacramento. After exiting US 50, the route runs along the north side of Raley Field, crosses the Tower Bridge, becomes Capitol Mall after touching down in Sacramento, and terminates at the front yard of the California State Capitol at 10th Street.

RailEdit

AmtrakEdit

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A map of Amtrak routes in California

The primary transit agency in the Sacramento metropolitan area for inter-city rail service is Amtrak. Amtrak serves the region with six stations and four routes. Locals can travel north, south, east, or west by rail using Amtrak to get to destinations all around California and beyond.

StationsEdit

RoutesEdit

  • California Zephyr (Chicago <—> Emeryville) - serves Colfax, Roseville, Sacramento, and Davis
  • Capitol Corridor (Auburn <—> San Jose) - serves Auburn, Rocklin, Roseville, Sacramento, and Davis
  • Coast Starlight (Seattle <—> Los Angeles) - serves Sacramento and Davis
  • San Joaquin (Bakersfield <—> Sacramento) - serves Sacramento

Sacramento RT Light RailEdit

OverviewEdit

The Sacramento Regional Transit District provides light rail service in Sacramento and the surrounding communities. This Sacramento RT Light Rail system has three lines and 54 stations.[8] All the lines terminate in or travel through Downtown Sacramento, the central business district of Sacramento, and the main employment center for the metropolitan area. For commuters to downtown, light rail is a popular alternative to driving for various reasons. All light rail stations with a park-and-ride lot offer free parking (except for Cosumnes River College station, where the college operates and maintains the station), whereas formerly, many of the stations charged a fee for parking.[9] Annual ridership on the system is about 14 million.[10]

LinesEdit

 
A Blue Line light rail train at the Roseville Road station
 
A Sunrise-bound train on the Gold Line departs the 23rd Street station in Midtown.

StationsEdit

 
The platform for the 47th Avenue station on the Blue Line in South Sacramento.

ScheduleEdit

For the Blue and Gold Lines, the trains operate from 4:30 a.m. to 12:30 a.m. Monday through Saturday, and 5 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Sunday. Headways are 15 minutes Monday through Friday until the evening, and 30 minutes during nights and weekends.

For the Green Line, trains operate from 6 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Monday through Friday with 30-minute headways at all times. There is no weekend service.

FreightEdit

Most of the rail freight transport in the Sacramento is by Union Pacific Railroad. On one particular route in Midtown Sacramento, 5-10 trains pass through per day.[11] Today, Sacramento serves as a major junction between east-west and north-south railroad lines - from San Francisco to Chicago, and from San Diego to Seattle.[12]

BusEdit

Intercity bus servicesEdit

GreyhoundEdit

Greyhound offers bus rides to destinations all over the country from two locations in the Sacramento area:[13]

  • Sacramento Bus Station - 420 Richards Blvd., Sacramento, CA 95811
  • Roseville Bus Stop - 201 Pacific St., Roseville, CA 95678

MegabusEdit

Megabus is an intercity bus service that offers trips between the University/65th Street station in Sacramento and the 4th and King Street station in San Francisco.[14] The service makes up to five trips per day.

RT BusEdit

 
A Sacramento Regional Transit bus at the Mather Field/Mills station

The Sacramento Regional Transit District offers local bus service throughout the City of Sacramento and some surrounding areas from 5 a.m. until 11 p.m. daily. The bus system consists of 70 routes and over 3,100 total bus stops. Ever since the light rail opened, the buses have primarily acted as feeders to the light rail routes. Headways are between 15 minutes and 80 minutes. Some routes operate on weekdays only or peak hours only.

Other local bus agenciesEdit

 
An e-Tran bus bound for Cosumnes River College
 
A Yolobus bus bound for Woodland
  • Unitrans[17] is the bus transit system that operates in and around UC Davis, ferrying students and faculty between the campus and various locations around Davis. The system is run by the university’s students.
 
Unitrans is known for being one of the few public transit agencies with double decker buses
 
A wheelchair rider boarding a Placer County Transit bus bound for Auburn

Commuter buses from outside the regionEdit

The following bus agencies are all based outside of the Sacramento metropolitan area, but provide regularly scheduled commuter bus routes to and from Downtown Sacramento on the weekdays.

AirEdit

Sacramento International Airport (SMF)Edit

Sacramento International Airport (SMF) is the commercial airport serving the region.

OverviewEdit

The airport is located 10 miles northwest of Downtown Sacramento. It is run by the Sacramento County Airport system. Southwest Airlines accounts for about half of the airport’s passengers. Through SMF, passengers can fly directly to many major cities across the contiguous United States as well as Mexico, Vancouver, and Hawaii. To fly directly to transcontinental destinations (particularly in Asia), many locals instead opt to fly from the much busier San Francisco International Airport.

 
A luggage sculpture inside of the Sacramento International Airport

RunwaysEdit

SMF has two parallel north-south runways owing to the prevailing wind patterns of the region. The two runways are 16L/34R (8,605 ft. concrete) and 16R/34L (8,598 ft. asphalt).

TerminalsEdit

There are two terminals at SMF, Terminal A and Terminal B:

 
A United Express plane sitting on the tarmac at Sacramento International Airport

Airlines and destinationsEdit

AirlinesDestinationsRefs
Aeroméxico Guadalajara [26]
Air Canada Express Vancouver [27]
Alaska Airlines Boise, Kailua–Kona,[28] Kahului, Portland (OR), San Diego, Seattle/Tacoma
Seasonal: San José del Cabo
[29]
American Airlines Charlotte, Dallas/Fort Worth, Phoenix–Sky Harbor
Seasonal: Chicago–O'Hare, Los Angeles
[30]
American Eagle Los Angeles [30]
Contour Airlines Santa Barbara (begins April 16, 2019) [31]
Delta Air Lines Atlanta, Detroit (resumes June 17, 2019),[32] Minneapolis/St. Paul, Salt Lake City
Seasonal: Los Angeles
[33]
Delta Connection Los Angeles, Salt Lake City, Seattle/Tacoma [33]
Frontier Airlines Denver, Las Vegas [34]
Hawaiian Airlines Kahului,[35] Honolulu [36]
JetBlue Airways Long Beach, New York–JFK
Seasonal: Boston
[37]
Southwest Airlines Austin, Baltimore, Boise, Burbank, Chicago–Midway, Dallas–Love, Denver, Houston-Hobby,[38] Las Vegas, Long Beach, Los Angeles, Ontario, Orange County, Orlando, Phoenix–Sky Harbor, Portland (OR), Salt Lake City, San Diego, San José del Cabo, Seattle/Tacoma, Spokane, St. Louis
Seasonal: New Orleans[39]
Sun Country Airlines Seasonal: Minneapolis/St. Paul[40] [41]
United Airlines Chicago–O’Hare, Denver, Houston–Intercontinental, San Francisco, Washington–Dulles
Seasonal: Los Angeles, Newark[42]
[43]
United Express Denver, Los Angeles, San Francisco [43]
Volaris Guadalajara, León/Del Bajío [44]

Other airportsEdit

There are many other smaller airports in the Sacramento metropolitan area which serve purposes such as general aviation, air taxi, air charter, air cargo, and military aviation. The list of those airports is as follows:

MarineEdit

Some of Sacramento’s freight shipping and trading is done to and from the Port of Sacramento in West Sacramento, and through the Sacramento Deep Water Ship Channel.

 
The Sacramento Deep Water Ship Channel is a manmade canal created to facilitate marine trading between the Port of Sacramento and the Port of Oakland

The Sacramento Deep Water Ship Channel was a manmade canal created to exchange goods with the Port of Oakland. Most of the items shipped are agricultural products and bulk goods, not container shipments.

CyclingEdit

In Sacramento, cycling is not an uncommon means of transportation, especially in the central city (Downtown and Midtown), where residents and visitors find it to be safe, cheap, and efficient. Many of the city streets in the urban core have 3 ft. wide designate bike lanes, some are painted a bright green, and some are even between the sidewalk and the parked cars (providing a physical barrier from moving motor vehicle traffic).

There are also a variety of bike trails and bike paths in Sacramento, most notably the Jedediah Smith Memorial Trail that runs along the American River, a 32-mile trail closed to motor vehicles.

 
The Jedediah Smith Memorial Trail, also known as the American River Parkway or the American River Bike Trail

In Davis, a college town for UC Davis, cycling is incredibly popular. Here, a whopping 23.2% of commuters commute by bicycle, the highest in the nation. This is more than the double the city with the next-highest percentage of bicycle commuters (Berkeley, California, another college town, with 9.7%).[45]

Jump Bikes offers its bicycle-sharing service in both Sacramento and Davis.[46]

Notable bridgesEdit

The following notable bridges either sit entirely in the Sacramento metropolitan area, or enter and exit the Sacramento metropolitan area:

Bridge name Image Carries Crosses Locale Design Length Year opened
Antioch Bridge   2 lanes of   SR 160, bicycles and pedestrians San Joaquin River Antioch, California and Sacramento County, California Steel plate girder 9,504 ft. (2,897 m) 1978
Fair Oaks Bridge   bicycles and pedestrians American River Sacramento, California Pratt truss bridge 500 ft. 1909
Foresthill Bridge   Automobiles, bicycles and pedestrians North Fork American River North Auburn, California Deck arch bridge 2,428 ft. 1973
Guy West Bridge   bicycles and pedestrians American River Sacramento, California Suspension bridge 1,144 ft. (349 m) 1967
I Street Bridge   2 lanes of I Street, Union Pacific Railroad, Amtrak, bicycles and pedestrians Sacramento River Sacramento, California Swing bridge 400 ft. (120 m) 1911
Isleton Bridge     SR 160 Sacramento River Isleton Bridge Tied-arch and bascule 624 ft. (190 m) 1923
Jibboom Street Bridge   Jibboom Street American River Sacramento, California Truss swing bridge 959 ft. (292 m) 1931
Rio Vista Bridge   2 lanes of   SR 12 Sacramento River Rio Vista, California Vertical-lift through-truss 2,890 ft. (881 m) 1960
Tower Bridge   Cars, pedestrians, bicycles on 4 lanes of   SR 275 Sacramento River West Sacramento, California and Sacramento, California Vertical-lift bridge 737 ft. (225 m) 1935
Yolo Causeway   6 lanes of   I-80,
pedestrians and bicycles
Yolo Bypass Yolo County, California Prestressed concrete tee-beam 3.2 mi. (5.1 km) 1962

Transportation museumsEdit

See alsoEdit

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