Sacbee Article: New Watt Avenue Interchange


Here is some information about how Sacramento is developing more pedestrian and transit ready infrastructure.

 

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New Watt Avenue interchange makes room for walkers, bikers and buses

By Tony Bizjak
tbizjak@sacbee.com
Published: Tuesday, Jul. 16, 2013 – 12:00 am | Page 1A

For more than a decade, Sacramento has been rebuilding the string of interchanges that serve Highway 50, giving each a muscular, modern design, preparing them for an expected east county growth boom in the coming years.

Sunrise was upgraded years ago. Zinfandel, Mather Field and Bradshaw, too. Now, it’s Watt Avenue’s turn.

Unlike the earlier interchanges, though, the $23 million Watt project, under way since November, includes an extra set of amenities designed to decrease the region’s heavy reliance on cars.
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