Folsom Starts Two New Traffic Improvements Projects
Folsom residents will soon get some much-needed traffic relief in the area. On Monday, August 22, the City of Folsom commenced work on two important traffic improvement projects.
East Bidwell Street Widening
The first project is widening East Bidwell Street from White Rock Road to Highway 50. An extra southbound bike lane and vehicle lane will be added. The city will also add another westbound left turn lane from the Costco shopping center and an additional auxiliary onramp lane to the US 50 westbound.
A Folsom city spokesperson said this will help ease traffic on Iron Point Road near the shopping centers. During construction, drivers can expect traffic delays along East Bidwell Street, Savanna Parkway, Westwood Drive, and Alder Creek Parkway through April 2023. The delays will be annoying but the pay off will be worth it.
Empire Ranch Interchange
The second project is at the Empire Ranch interchange. The city is working with Caltrans and the community to improve the intersection and onramp to reduce congestion.
Construction will include a four-lane overpass with roundabouts at the eastbound and westbound US 50 ramp connections and pedestrian and bicycle facilities. The project will also include building a sound wall behind homes between Iron Point Road and Hayloft Drive to improve safety along the US 50 corridor.
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