Elk Grove Week at a Glance
Week of April 1, 2019
4/03/19 Food Truck Mania (Old Town Plaza, 5:00 pm)
4/06/19 A Walk to Remember (Elk Grove Park, 9:00 am)
4/06/19 First Saturday Art Reception (Elk Grove Fine Arts Center, 4:00 pm)
4/06/19 End of Watch Crab Feed (Sacramento Asian Sports Foundation, 6:00 pm)
4/07/19 Running of the Elk Half Marathon (Longleaf Drive, 7:30 am)
4/07/19 Jazz Blues Vespers (Elk Grove Presbyterian Church, 4:00 pm)
4/08/19 Historic Preservation Committee Meeting (Council Chambers, 6:30 pm)
4/09/19 Youth Commission Meeting (Council Chambers, 6:00 pm)
4/10/19 City Council Meeting (Council Chambers, 6:00 pm)
4/13/19 JustServe Community Day of Service (Various Locations, 8:00 am)
4/13/19 Oil Filter Exchange Event (O’Reilly Auto Parts, 10:00 am)
4/13/19 Family Fun Day (Old Town Plaza, Noon)
4/14/19 Animal Adoption Event (Petco, 11:00 am)
Community Calendar of Upcoming Events
Elk Grove-Florin Road Closed for Railroad Crossing Repairs April 1-5
Union Pacific Railroad has scheduled repairs to their railroad crossing on Elk Grove-Florin Road between Bond Road and Sheldon Road beginning on Monday, April 1. This is a full 24-hour road closure for five days, April 1-5.
This closure will impact all northbound and southbound through traffic on Elk Grove-Florin Road travelling between Bond Road and Sheldon Road including emergency and pedestrian traffic. Through traffic is advised to avoid this area during the closure period. This stretch of Elk Grove-Florin Road is expected to re-open by 6:00 pm Friday, March 29. For questions or more information, please contact the Public Works Maintenance hotline at (916) 687-3005.
Caltrans to Activate Ramp Meters for PM Commute Period
The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will begin activating all Elk Grove northbound State Route 99 ramp meters for the afternoon commute period beginning on Tuesday, April 2.Ramp meters have previously been activated for the morning commute only. The new metering hours will be in effect Monday through Friday from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. in addition to the existing metering hours of 6 to 9 a.m.
Have you Herd? The Running of the Elk Half Marathon is Coming April 7
Runners, joggers and walkers will take to the streets of Elk Grove on Sunday, April 7 for the 8th Annual Kaiser Permanente Running of the Elk Half Marathon. The race start and finish line returns to Long Leaf Drive at 7:30 am. A traffic plan has been created and road closures and detours will be in effect from 6:30 am to 12:30 pm. Visit the city’s website at www.elkgrovecity.org for a detailed list of the road closures for this event.