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Celebrate Bike Month In Midtown!

Celebrate Bike Month In Midtown!

In honor of National Bike Month happening in May, the Midtown Business Association (MBA) is pleased to share a number of special bike-friendly announcements and activities happening throughout the area.

“Already known as both walkable and bike-friendly, Midtown is embracing National Bike Month with plenty of special activities this May,” said Emily Baime Michaels, Executive Director of the Midtown Business Association. “We support and applaud the involved and motivated Midtown businesses that are participating in bike riding challenges for employees and/or are offering incentives for residents and guests who choose to ride their bikes to their favorite Midtown destinations.”

New Bike Racks All Locked Up in Midtown

Potential Yolo Rail Realignment Offers Positive Economic Benefits

Potential Yolo Rail Realignment Offers Positive Economic Benefits

Yolo County, the cities of Davis, West Sacramento and Woodland, and the Sacramento Area Flood Control Agency are excited to announce completion of the Yolo Rail Realignment Economic Benefits Study.  

Prepared with support from a 2014 U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) grant, the study analyzes the economic potential of relocating the rail line that runs through the centers of Davis and Woodland, and extending rail service to industrial areas in Woodland, the west side of West Sacramento and the Port of West Sacramento.  Study findings show rail relocation could generate substantial economic benefit in Yolo County and align well with regional flood protection options currently being studied.

Automobile Museum is Really Truckin’ Now with an Evolution of the Pickup Truck Exhibit

Automobile Museum is Really Truckin’ Now with an Evolution of the Pickup Truck Exhibit

The California Automobile Museum is proud to debut an all-new exhibit titled The Pickup Truck: Where Utility Meets the Everyday exhibit starting on Saturday, April 23, 2016. With 12 trucks on display spanning time periods from 1935 to present, the focus of the exhibit is to demonstrate the evolution of the iconic pickup truck from an everyday work,

Storm Preparedness Information

Storm Preparedness Information

With the continuation of this year’s March miracle and strong storms forecast through Tuesday, additional releases are being made from local lakes and reservoirs to accommodate run-off and snow melt.  These releases are already resulting in visibly higher rivers and elevated river gauges.  Some gauges may reach and go above the “Monitor Stage”.  Residents are advised that the “Monitor Stage” is not unusual in these conditions and is well below the “Flood Stage”.

Still, the Yolo County Office of Emergency Services encourages residents to take caution with increased precipitation, rising rivers and streams, high winds and localized flooding.  Public works crews throughout Yolo County are on standby to handle storm related problems.  Motorists are advised to avoid flooded streets and to be on the lookout for debris on the roads resulting from strong winds and run off.

Section of County Road 124 Closed Dec. 7-10

Section of County Road 124 Closed Dec. 7-10

A section of County Road 124 will be closed Monday, December 7 through Thursday, December 10 due to a culvert pipe replacement project 0.5 miles south of Old River Road and just north of County Road 122.  Signs will be posted to alert motorists of the closure.

The closure affects County Road 124, which intersects Old River Road south of the Elkhorn Bridge over the Sacramento River on Interstate 5.  The closure will not affect traffic on Old River Road between West Sacramento and Interstate 5.   Access to County Road 124 south of the closure can be made via the County Road 126/Old River Road intersection, about five miles south and east of the closure location.

California State Parks Specialized License Plate Now Available

California State Parks Specialized License Plate Now Available

California State Parks (State Parks) has unveiled its specialized vehicle license plate "ParksPLATE”.

The design of the plate features California’s official tree, the California redwood. Proceeds from the sale and annual renewal of the plate will provide an ongoing funding source for the restoration and preservation of state parks across California.

State Parks officials unveiled the specialized plate at Sutter’s Fort State Historic Park where some of the most extensive restorations since a major reconstruction effort in the 1890s are currently underway. Plate sales will support restoration projects like this one and help the department restore and preserve California’s state park system.

Portion of County Road 22 Closed Nov. 13-22

Portion of County Road 22 Closed Nov. 13-22

A portion of County Road 22 will be closed November 13-22 for road repairs associated with the Woodland-Davis Clean Water Agency pipeline project. 

The road closure will be from the County Road 22 northbound ramp intersection of Interstate 5, to the west levee of the Yolo Bypass (about 1 mile to the west).   Travelers will need to find an alternate route during this closure to/from Woodland.  Signs and message boards will be posted to alert motorists of the closure and detours. 

The Elkhorn Saloon will be open during the closure, and may be accessed from Woodland through Interstate 5. 

For road detours and construction-related activities, please contact the Woodland-Davis Clean Water Agency at (530) 402-7702