Interstate 5 Comprehensive Multimodal Corridor Plan

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What is a Comprehensive Multimodal Corridor Plan?

The Interstate 5 Comprehensive Multimodal Corridor Plan (I-5 CMCP) is based on the California Transportation Commission’s 2018 Comprehensive Multimodal Corridor Plan Guidelines. This guidance emphasizes a planning approach that strives to achieve a balanced transportation system.

Caltrans is preparing the I-5 CMCP, a long-range comprehensive planning document, with the goal of achieving a more balanced transportation system that addresses community and environmental impacts.

The I-5 CMCP will evaluate the existing transportation conditions of the corridor and proposes mitigation measures to address factors such as congestion, safety, environmental, and multimodal transportation. The CMCP will analyze impacts to all modes of transportation based on future land use growth along the corridor. Modes of transportation analyzed in the CMCP includes passenger rail, freight rail, local and express bus routes, and bicycle and pedestrian facilities. It will identify and prioritize potential improvements that address all modes of transportation on the corridor.

The CMCP will facilitate and allow collaboration between Caltrans, local and regional partners to apply to regional, state, and federal funding programs.

The I-5 CMCP incorporates the complete I-5 corridor in Sacramento county and a portion of Yolo county, ending at the State Route 16 junction outside of the City of Woodland

I-5 CMCP Corridor Study Limits Map:

Map of Interstate 5 Comprehensive Multimodal Corridor Plan.  Contact 530-812-4414 or email for more details. 

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I-5 CMCP Projects Map

Map of I-5 Comprehensive Multimodal Corridor Plan showing the various individual projects in Sacramento and Yolo Counties.

I-5 CMCP Fact Sheet (PDF)

Corridor Planning Partners

Caltrans began reaching out to local, regional, state, and federal partners in late 2020 to initiate the development of the CMCP, which includes the following entities:

  • Altamont Corridor Express/San Joaquin Joint Powers Authority
  • Buena Vista Rancheria of Me-Wuk Indians
  • California Trucking Association
  • Capital Southeast Connector Joint Powers Authority
  • City of Davis
  • City of Elk Grove
  • City of Sacramento
  • City of West Sacramento
  • City of Woodland
  • Delta Protection Council
  • Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) - California Division
  • Ione Band of Miwok Indians of California
  • Nashville Enterprise Miwok-Maidu-Nishinam Tribe
  • North Natomas Jibe
  • Sacramento Area Bicycle Advocates
  • Sacramento Area Council of Governments
  • Sacramento Regional Transit
  • Sacramento County Department of Transportation
  • San Joaquin Regional Rail Commission
  • Sacramento County Dept. of Transportation
  • Sacramento International Airport
  • Sacramento Metropolitan Air Quality Management District
  • Sacramento Transportation Authority
  • Shingle Springs Band of Miwok
  • South Natomas Transportation Management Association
  • Sutter County
  • United Auburn Indian Community of the Auburn Rancheria
  • WALKSacramento
  • Wilton Rancheria
  • Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation
  • Yolo County
  • Yolo County Department of Community Services
  • Yolo County Farm Bureau
  • Yolo County Transit District
  • Yolo Solano Air Quality Management District
  • Yuba Sutter Transit



Dianira Soto, Planning Corridor Manager, Caltrans District 3,
Planning, Local Assistance & Sustainability