Bring your bike and helmet to Bikefest, 9 a.m. - noon, Saturday, September 20 at Cirby Elementary School. Roseville's 21st annual family-friendly bicycle safety event features fun obstacle courses, riding demonstrations, helmet fittings, bicycle safety inspections, entertainment, bike-related giveaways for all children, and grand prize drawings for bicycles!
Multi-use trails in northeast Roseville will be resurfaced and re-striped beginning the last week of August. This includes the Antelope Creek, Miners Ravine and False Ravine Trails. Prior to work beginning, signs will be posted on the trails with closure dates for each segment.
Portions of Washington Boulevard and Taylor Road will be rehabilitated beginning in September,2014. The work includes repairing pavement and overlaying new asphalt, new road striping, and minor traffic signal work. The new striping configuration on Taylor Road will include the addition of bike lanes.
This project will repair sidewalk, curb and gutter damaged by city-owned trees in the Roseville Heights and Los Cerritos neighborhoods, and upgrade ADA access ramps at various locations throughout the City. The improvements will provide pedestrians with disabilities better use of Roseville's sidewalk network. Construction will take place September through November 2014.
As part of the City of Roseville's plans to revitalize downtown Roseville as envisioned by the Downtown Specific Plan, improve traffic safety and ease traffic congestion, construction is underway on the Oak Street Improvement Project. It will continue through the end of 2014. The project includes a roundabout at the intersection of Washington Boulevard and Oak Street.
Conference Center Drive will be extended 600 feet from its current location to the future conference center site. The roadway will connect with future development of adjacent parcels. Work is scheduled to begin the first week in September and is funded by the Northeast Roseville Community Facilities District. Minimal short term impacts to motorists on Conference Center Drive are expected.
Construction will occur approximately August 11 - October 15 on the Foothills Business Park Trail. The project is a Class I multi-use trail that will close a gap in the Pleasant Grove Creek trail system and connect nearby residences to the employment centers along Foothills Boulevard. The path will also enhance recreational bicycling, walking and jogging, and maintenance vehicle access.
Roseville has been awarded membership in Union Pacific's Train Town USA Registry and presented with Union Pacific's rotary snow plow SPMW 7221. This historic railroad snow removal plow will be on permanent display on Atlantic Street just outside Union Pacific's J.R. Davis Yard in Roseville.
"We are proud to recognize Roseville as we celebrate our growing up together," said Liisa Stark, Union Pacific's director, Public Affairs for Northern California and Nevada.
"The railroad has played an integral role in our history and our growth," said Roseville Mayor Susan Rohan. "Union Pacific continues to be an important part of our community and one of our largest employers. Even as Roseville grows and changes, our roots will always remain with the railroad."
Sweeping not only keeps Roseville's streets clean, but also removes pollutants and organic materials before they enter the storm drain system, which flows directly into our streams. Public residential streets are swept at least once per month, while major and commercial streets are swept at least twice per month. View the new interactive map to find your neighborhood’s sweeping schedule.
The City of Roseville is now partnering with Public Purchase for posting, notifying and awarding of all formal requests for quotes (RFQs) and request for proposals (RFPs). This free e-Procurement service provides a single location to view all open requests for quotation and award information for previous RFQs, RFPs, and RFIs issued through the Public Purchase website.
The City of Roseville only provides sandbags when creeks in Roseville are expected to reach levels that could flood homes. Otherwise, property owners can purchase sandbags at local home improvement centers any time of year. If your property is prone to flooding, it is highly recommended that you store sandbags on your property so they are readily available.