CalTrans is planning construction on Highway 99, south of Elk Grove to widen the bridge to allow for future widening of 99. As part of the project the on and off ramps at Eschinger Road, south of Grantline, were scheduled to be closed permanently. The Sacramento County Farm Bureau worked with CalTrans to keep it open once construction is done. Below is an email sent by the Sacramento County Farm Bureau:
Sacramento County Farm Bureau has been participating in ongoing discussions with the County of Sacramento, City of Elk Grove and CalTrans, regarding the upcoming Cosumnes River Bridge Replacement Project on Southbound Highway 99. The on and off ramps at Southbound 99 were originally proposed to be abandoned permanently based on original project designs. After lengthy discussions on behalf of our farmers and ranchers, Farm Bureau was able to preserve access to both the on and off ramps at Eschinger Road, providing a temporary closure for project construction. In our efforts to keep you up to date on these projects, listed below is a timeline of the proposed construction. These start dates are approximate but are the most up to date information we have been provided.