Architectural Design commenced October 2012, with the start of construction anticipated for Summer 2013.
Major components of Phase 2 are to include:
- Architectural restoration and rehabilitation of the grand historic Sacramento Valley Station, that will be executed in guidance with the Secretary of the Interiors’ Standards for Historic Buildings shall include:
- Exterior rehabilitation of façade and masonry
- Complete new mechanical, plumbing, electrical, and communication upgrades
- New bicycle facilities to accommodate more than 100 bicycles with potential for additional bicycle services
- Relocated ticketing and baggage for passenger convenience and improved operations
- New signage system for way-finding and retail identification
- Shell-level tenant improvements for retail and other lease space
- Architectural lighting of exterior and main public space
- Conservation of the historic MacQuarrie mural in the main lobby and restoration of painted ceiling plaster and rehabilitation and cleaning of the main lobby interior.
- Site improvements, including upgraded ticketing machines, secure bicycle storage, and public plaza improvements for dining and leisure
The City of Sacramento has been awarded a Federal Department of Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) IV grant for $15 million of federal funding to be matched with $15 million of local funding for the construction of Phase 2.
Check out this clip of Greg Taylor, City of Sacramento Project Manager for the Sacramento Valley Station Phase 2 project, being interviewed about the future of the Sacramento Valley Station and the Railyards.