California Department of Transportation
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U.S. 50 HOV Lane (I-5 to Watt Ave.)

In Sacramento on US 50, from I-5 to 0.8 mile east of Watt Avenue - Construct high occupancy vehicle (HOV) lanes [PM 0.2/R6.1]

Project Benefits
-Provide incentives for commuters to use buses, carpools or vanpools for peak period travel
-Improve traffic operations by reducing congestion and travel time

Funding Breakdown
Local - $13.05 million
State - n/a
Federal - n/a
Estimated Total Project Cost -$187 million (not fully funded)

Project Schedule
Environmental Document Completed -- September 2016
Right of Way Acquisition Completed -- January 2017
Design Completed -- November 2017
Advertise -- March 2018 (if funds are available)
Begin Construction -- September 2018 (if funds are available)
Expected Construction -- December 2021 (if funds are available)

Caltrans, Sacramento Transportation Authority (STA)

Project Contact
Sutha Suthahar, Project Manager (530)741-5408
Dennis Keaton, Public Information Officer (530) 741-5474


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U.S. 50 HOV Lane (I-5 to Watt Ave.)

U.S. 50 HOV Lane (I-5 to Watt Ave.)

I-5 Elk Grove Blvd to Downtown Sacramento Bus/Carpool Lane Project


Workshop 1
Tuesday, May 3, 2011
5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Belle Cooledge Library, Community Room
5600 South Land Park Drive, Sacramento
Workshop 2
Wednesday, May 4, 2011
5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Joseph Sims Elementary School, Multipurpose Room
3033 Buckmaster Drive, Elk Grove
Public Notice for above Workshops ( 422Kb)


Public Notice ( 258Kb)


Butte, Colusa, Glenn, Sutter, and Yuba Counties - (530) 741-4571

Yolo, and Sacramento Counties - (530) 741-5474

Nevada, Placer, and Sierra Counties - (530) 634-7640

El Dorado County or the Tahoe Basin - (530) 741-4566

Updated 1-11-16