State Route 16 Capay/Esparto Improvement - Collision Severity Reduction Project

Project Facts


Widening of the inside shoulder of the curve to eight feet, installation of culverts, new lighting, and removal of existing vegetation to improve sight distance is being considered in Capay. Bulb-outs, intersection lighting, and upgrading of curb ramps to are being considered within the community of Esparto.

Project Benefits

In Capay, this project will benefit the travelers by improving the sight distance and providing a consistent shoulder width. In Esparto, this project will benefit users by improving pedestrian visibility, reducing the intersection crossing distance for pedestrians, upgrading pedestrian facilities to be in accordance with ADA requirements.

Funding Breakdown

Estimated Total Project Cost - $1,900,000

Project Schedule

Environmental Document Completed - December 1, 2017
Right of Way Acquisition Completed - November 15, 2017
Design Completed - December 1, 2018
Advertise - February 1, 2019
Begin Construction - June 01, 2019
Expected Completion - Fall, 2019



Project Contact

Doug Lange, Project Manager
Phone: (530) 741-4465

Gilbert Mohtes-Chan, Public Information Officer
Phone: (530) 741-4571


Hwy 16 Capay Map (PDF)

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News / Events

Press Releases:

  • Caltrans Seeks Public Feedback on Proposed Highway 16 Project

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