Caltrans to Activate Ramp Meters for PM Commute

Traffic Advisory: Caltrans to Activate Ramp Meters for PM Commute Period

Posted: 03/26/2019

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will begin activating ramp meters for northbound State Route 99 for the afternoon commute period beginning next Tuesday, April 2.

Ramp meters have previously been activated for the morning commute only. The new metering hours will occur 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. at the following northbound ramp locations in Elk Grove:

  • Westbound Calvine Road to NB 99
  • Eastbound Calvine Road to NB 99
  • Eastbound Sheldon Road to NB 99
  • Westbound Sheldon Road to NB 99
  • Westbound Bond Road to NB 99
  • Eastbound Bond Road to NB 99
  • Westbound Elk Grove Boulevard to NB 99
  • East Stockton Blvd to NB 99

Caltrans is implementing these changes to help relieve congestion and allow for safe merging during peak commute periods. Ramp meters included in this change will be set to stay green this week to mark the transition into next week.

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