Recent Changes for "Yolo Causeway" - Davis Wikihttp://daviswiki.org/Yolo_CausewayRecent Changes of the page "Yolo Causeway" on Davis Wiki.en-us Yolo Causewayhttp://daviswiki.org/Yolo_Causeway2014-05-20 12:12:00NorCalBatsa link for people to learn about the bat tours <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Yolo Causeway<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 12: </td> <td> Line 12: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> The ground below the causeway is what makes this area most unique. The causeway crosses an approximate 16,000-acre area known as the ["Yolo Bypass Wildlife Area"] which is a model of a public-private partnership that shows that wildlife, flood control and agriculture can co-exist in a largely urban setting. The ["Yolo Basin Foundation"] provides monthly tours of the Wildlife Area and frequent trips during the summer months to view the evening fly out of bats. </td> <td> <span>+</span> The ground below the causeway is what makes this area most unique. The causeway crosses an approximate 16,000-acre area known as the ["Yolo Bypass Wildlife Area"] which is a model of a public-private partnership that shows that wildlife, flood control and agriculture can co-exist in a largely urban setting. The ["Yolo Basin Foundation"] provides monthly tours of the Wildlife Area and frequent trips during the summer months to view the evening fly out of bats<span>&nbsp;[http://www</span>.<span>yolobasin.org/event_battalks.htm].</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Yolo Causewayhttp://daviswiki.org/Yolo_Causeway2010-07-07 13:59:38DagonJonesadding caption to poster <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Yolo Causeway<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 18: </td> <td> Line 18: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> The causeway is blown up in [wiki:wikipedia:"Dale Brown" Dale Brown's] novel set in Sacramento, ''[wiki:wikipedia:"The Tin Man (novel)" The Tin Man]''. [[Image(celebration.jpg, thumbnail, 400)]] </td> <td> <span>+</span> The causeway is blown up in [wiki:wikipedia:"Dale Brown" Dale Brown's] novel set in Sacramento, ''[wiki:wikipedia:"The Tin Man (novel)" The Tin Man]''. [[Image(celebration.jpg, thumbnail<span>,"Poster celebrating the official opening of the Yolo Causeway"</span>, 400)]] </td> </tr> </table> </div> Yolo Causewayhttp://daviswiki.org/Yolo_Causeway2010-07-07 08:54:30DagonJones <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Yolo Causeway<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 18: </td> <td> Line 18: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> The causeway is blown up in [wiki:wikipedia:"Dale Brown" Dale Brown's] novel set in Sacramento, ''[wiki:wikipedia:"The Tin Man (novel)" The Tin Man]''.<span><br> -</span> <span><br> -</span> [[Image(celebration.jpg, <span>right, </span>thumbnail, 400)]] </td> <td> <span>+</span> The causeway is blown up in [wiki:wikipedia:"Dale Brown" Dale Brown's] novel set in Sacramento, ''[wiki:wikipedia:"The Tin Man (novel)" The Tin Man]''. 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Should flooding ever result in a massive evacuation from either side of the causeway, be forewarned that ["Yolo County"] has a contractor ready to send forklifts to both sides of the causeway to keep traffic flowing. Their sole mission is to lift up any stalled car and drop it off Interstate 80 into the waters below. Before the causeway was constructed and the Yolo Bypass was simply a natural seasonal basin, it was nearly impossible to travel between Sacramento and the Bay Area... crossed by narrow roads that flooded seasonally, travelers generally made the trip on riverboats, until <span>a raised railroad trac</span>k was built through the Yolo Basin. <span>If you head to Sacramento from</span> ["<span>Woodlan</span>d"], <span>you can still dri</span>ve some of these old roads that parallel the raised railroad tracks during the dry months. </td> <td> <span>+</span> '''The Yolo Causeway''' is the stretch of the ["Interstate 80" 80] linking ["Davis"] and ["West Sacramento"]; First built in May 1916 and spanning the ["Yolo Bypass"], this stretch of the 1928 ["Lincoln Highway"] allows passage during rainy months when swollen creeks and rivers are diverted into the bypass. Should flooding ever result in a massive evacuation from either side of the causeway, be forewarned that ["Yolo County"] has a contractor ready to send forklifts to both sides of the causeway to keep traffic flowing. Their sole mission is to lift up any stalled car and drop it off Interstate 80 into the waters below. Before the causeway was constructed and the Yolo Bypass was simply a natural seasonal basin, it was nearly impossible to travel between Sacramento and the Bay Area... crossed by narrow roads that flooded seasonally, travelers generally made the trip on riverboats, until <span>the raised ["Yolo Plan</span>k<span>road"]</span> was built through the <span>["</span>Yolo Basin<span>"]</span>. <span>&nbsp;However, the wooden road was still subject to extreme flooding in some years and it ended up being more trouble than it was worth. The Plankroad was eventually replaced by the</span> ["<span>Tule Jake Roa</span>d"], <span>hardly an impro</span>ve<span>ment since it was often only usable in the summer months. Railroads were built through the Yolo Basin some years later. If you head to Sacramento from ["Woodland"], you can still drive</span> some of these old roads that parallel the raised railroad tracks during the dry months. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Yolo Causewayhttp://daviswiki.org/Yolo_Causeway2009-03-15 18:56:39BlueDot(quick edit) <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Yolo Causeway<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 3: </td> <td> Line 3: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> '''The Yolo Causeway''' is the stretch of the ["Interstate 80" 80] linking ["Davis"] and ["Sacramento"]; First built in May 1916 and spanning the ["Yolo Bypass"], this stretch of the 1928 ["Lincoln Highway"] allows passage during rainy months when swollen creeks and rivers are diverted into the bypass. Should flooding ever result in a massive evacuation from either side of the causeway, be forewarned that ["Yolo County"] has a contractor ready to send forklifts to both sides of the causeway to keep traffic flowing. Their sole mission is to lift up any stalled car and drop it off Interstate 80 into the waters below. Before the causeway was constructed and the Yolo Bypass was simply a natural seasonal basin, it was nearly impossible to travel between Sacramento and the Bay Area... crossed by narrow roads that flooded seasonally, travelers generally made the trip on riverboats, until a raised railroad track was built through the Yolo Basin. If you head to Sacramento from ["Woodland"], you can still drive some of these old roads that parallel the raised railroad tracks during the dry months. </td> <td> <span>+</span> '''The Yolo Causeway''' is the stretch of the ["Interstate 80" 80] linking ["Davis"] and ["<span>West </span>Sacramento"]; First built in May 1916 and spanning the ["Yolo Bypass"], this stretch of the 1928 ["Lincoln Highway"] allows passage during rainy months when swollen creeks and rivers are diverted into the bypass. Should flooding ever result in a massive evacuation from either side of the causeway, be forewarned that ["Yolo County"] has a contractor ready to send forklifts to both sides of the causeway to keep traffic flowing. Their sole mission is to lift up any stalled car and drop it off Interstate 80 into the waters below. Before the causeway was constructed and the Yolo Bypass was simply a natural seasonal basin, it was nearly impossible to travel between Sacramento and the Bay Area... crossed by narrow roads that flooded seasonally, travelers generally made the trip on riverboats, until a raised railroad track was built through the Yolo Basin. If you head to Sacramento from ["Woodland"], you can still drive some of these old roads that parallel the raised railroad tracks during the dry months. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Yolo Causewayhttp://daviswiki.org/Yolo_Causeway2008-06-18 02:16:41JabberWokkyintegrated comment into entry. +links <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Yolo Causeway<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 18: </td> <td> Line 18: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ The causeway is blown up in [wiki:wikipedia:"Dale Brown" Dale Brown's] novel set in Sacramento, ''[wiki:wikipedia:"The Tin Man (novel)" The Tin Man]''.<br> + </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 19: </td> <td> Line 21: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- <br> - <br> - The causeway got blown up in Dale Browns: The Tin Man --["Users/StevenDaubert"]</span> </td> <td> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Yolo Causewayhttp://daviswiki.org/Yolo_Causeway2008-06-18 00:07:45StevenDaubert <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Yolo Causeway<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 19: </td> <td> Line 19: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ <br> + <br> + The causeway got blown up in Dale Browns: The Tin Man --["Users/StevenDaubert"]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Yolo Causewayhttp://daviswiki.org/Yolo_Causeway2008-06-17 01:19:30JoePomidorTidying up some unclear wording <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Yolo Causeway<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 3: </td> <td> Line 3: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> '''The Yolo Causeway''' is the stretch of the ["Interstate 80" 80] linking ["Davis"] and ["Sacramento"]; <span>completed</span> in May 1916 and spanning the ["Yolo Bypass"], this stretch of the 1928 ["Lincoln Highway"] allows passage during rainy months when swollen creeks and rivers are diverted into the bypass. Should flooding ever result in a massive evacuation from either side of the causeway, be forewarned that ["Yolo County"] has a contractor ready to send forklifts to both sides of the causeway to keep traffic flowing. Their sole mission is to lift up any stalled car and drop it off Interstate 80 into the waters below. Before the causeway was constructed and the Yolo Bypass was simply a natural seasonal basin, it was nearly impossible to travel between Sacramento and the Bay Area... crossed by narrow roads that flooded seasonally, travelers generally made the trip on riverboats, until a raised railroad track was built through the Yolo Basin. If you head to Sacramento from ["Woodland"], you can still drive some of these old roads that parallel the raised railroad tracks during the dry months. </td> <td> <span>+</span> '''The Yolo Causeway''' is the stretch of the ["Interstate 80" 80] linking ["Davis"] and ["Sacramento"]; <span>First built</span> in May 1916 and spanning the ["Yolo Bypass"], this stretch of the 1928 ["Lincoln Highway"] allows passage during rainy months when swollen creeks and rivers are diverted into the bypass. Should flooding ever result in a massive evacuation from either side of the causeway, be forewarned that ["Yolo County"] has a contractor ready to send forklifts to both sides of the causeway to keep traffic flowing. Their sole mission is to lift up any stalled car and drop it off Interstate 80 into the waters below. Before the causeway was constructed and the Yolo Bypass was simply a natural seasonal basin, it was nearly impossible to travel between Sacramento and the Bay Area... crossed by narrow roads that flooded seasonally, travelers generally made the trip on riverboats, until a raised railroad track was built through the Yolo Basin. If you head to Sacramento from ["Woodland"], you can still drive some of these old roads that parallel the raised railroad tracks during the dry months. </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 8: </td> <td> Line 8: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> Though it is sometimes referred to sarcastically as "The ''Fabulous'' Yolo Causeway" or "The Scenic Yolo Causeway," the Yolo Causeway (including bridges 22-044 and 22-045) on Route 80 in ["Yolo County"] is officially designated the "Blecher-Freeman Memorial Causeway". Roy P. Blecher and W. Michael Freeman were veteran California Highway Patrol officers shot to death during an enforcement stop on Route 80 near the Yolo Causeway in the early morning hours of December 22, 1978 at the hands of an armed felon. <span>It was built</span> in 1962, and named by Assembly Concurrent Resolution No. 119, Chapter 147, in 1994. From: [http://www.cahighways.org/073-080.html#080 California Highways.] </td> <td> <span>+</span> Though it is sometimes referred to sarcastically as "The ''Fabulous'' Yolo Causeway" or "The Scenic Yolo Causeway," the Yolo Causeway (including bridges 22-044 and 22-045) on Route 80 in ["Yolo County"] is officially designated the "Blecher-Freeman Memorial Causeway". Roy P. Blecher and W. Michael Freeman were veteran California Highway Patrol officers shot to death during an enforcement stop on Route 80 near the Yolo Causeway in the early morning hours of December 22, 1978 at the hands of an armed felon. <span>The current Causeway was completed</span> in 1962, and named by Assembly Concurrent Resolution No. 119, Chapter 147, in 1994. From: [http://www.cahighways.org/073-080.html#080 California Highways.] </td> </tr> </table> </div> Yolo Causewayhttp://daviswiki.org/Yolo_Causeway2008-02-04 08:41:57WesHardakeractually, last official estimate I heard was 250k bats (and it's likely higher) <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Yolo Causeway<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 10: </td> <td> Line 10: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> Joking aside, the view over the ["Rice Paddies" rice fields] is actually quite nice sometimes, and many people prefer to bike across rather than drive through the rush-hour traffic... a slow drive down the access roads is also nice. The causeway is home to over <span>10</span>0,000 ["Bats" bats] as well as a large amount of other ["Town Wildlife" fauna]. On the south side are large rice fields, and the north side has a long view of the railway. To the west you can usually see the beginnings of the coastal range rising up on the horizon over Davis, while the downtown skyline of ["Sacramento"] lies to the east. </td> <td> <span>+</span> Joking aside, the view over the ["Rice Paddies" rice fields] is actually quite nice sometimes, and many people prefer to bike across rather than drive through the rush-hour traffic... a slow drive down the access roads is also nice. The causeway is home to over <span>25</span>0,000 ["Bats" bats] as well as a large amount of other ["Town Wildlife" fauna]. On the south side are large rice fields, and the north side has a long view of the railway. To the west you can usually see the beginnings of the coastal range rising up on the horizon over Davis, while the downtown skyline of ["Sacramento"] lies to the east. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Yolo Causewayhttp://daviswiki.org/Yolo_Causeway2008-02-03 23:41:11DavidFelizAdded link to Yolo Basin Foundation regarding tours. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Yolo Causeway<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 10: </td> <td> Line 10: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> Joking aside, the view over the ["Rice Paddies" rice fields] is actually quite nice sometimes, and many people prefer to bike across rather than drive through the rush-hour traffic... a slow drive down the access roads is also nice. The causeway is home to <span>quite a few</span> ["Bats" bats] as well as a large amount of other ["Town Wildlife" fauna]. On the south side are large rice fields, and the north side has a long view of the railway. To the west you can usually see the beginnings of the coastal range rising up on the horizon over Davis, while the downtown skyline of ["Sacramento"] lies to the east. </td> <td> <span>+</span> Joking aside, the view over the ["Rice Paddies" rice fields] is actually quite nice sometimes, and many people prefer to bike across rather than drive through the rush-hour traffic... a slow drive down the access roads is also nice. The causeway is home to <span>over 100,000</span> ["Bats" bats] as well as a large amount of other ["Town Wildlife" fauna]. On the south side are large rice fields, and the north side has a long view of the railway. To the west you can usually see the beginnings of the coastal range rising up on the horizon over Davis, while the downtown skyline of ["Sacramento"] lies to the east. </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 12: </td> <td> Line 12: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> The ground below the causeway is what makes this area most unique. The causeway crosses an approximate <span>25</span>,<span>5</span>00-acre area known as the ["Yolo Bypass"] <span>floodway </span>which is a model of a public-private partnership that shows that wildlife, flood control and agriculture can co-exist in a largely urban setting. </td> <td> <span>+</span> The ground below the causeway is what makes this area most unique. The causeway crosses an approximate <span>16</span>,<span>0</span>00-acre area known as the ["Yolo Bypass<span>&nbsp;Wildlife Area</span>"] which is a model of a public-private partnership that shows that wildlife, flood control and agriculture can co-exist in a largely urban setting.<span>&nbsp;The ["Yolo Basin Foundation"] provides monthly tours of the Wildlife Area and frequent trips during the summer months to view the evening fly out of bats.<br> + <br> + [[Image(08 causeway flood.jpg, left, thumbnail, "Yolo Causeway bridging a flooded Yolo Bypass")]]</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 16: </td> <td> Line 18: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> See also ["Davis Wetlands"], ["<span>Vic Fazio </span>Yolo Wildlife Area"], ["Conaway Ranch"], and ["Yolo Basin Foundation"]. </td> <td> <span>+</span> See also ["Davis Wetlands"], ["Yolo<span>&nbsp;Bypass</span> Wildlife Area"], ["Conaway Ranch"], and ["Yolo Basin Foundation"]. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Yolo Causewayhttp://daviswiki.org/Yolo_Causeway2008-02-03 23:40:42DavidFelizUpload of image <a href="http://daviswiki.org/Yolo_Causeway?action=Files&do=view&target=08%20causeway%20flood.jpg">08 causeway flood.jpg</a>.Yolo Causewayhttp://daviswiki.org/Yolo_Causeway2007-11-16 14:29:57JabberWokkyUpload of image <a href="http://daviswiki.org/Yolo_Causeway?action=Files&do=view&target=motorcycle.jpg">motorcycle.jpg</a>.Yolo Causewayhttp://daviswiki.org/Yolo_Causeway2007-11-16 14:29:00JabberWokky <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Yolo Causeway<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 1: </td> <td> Line 1: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> [[Image(fazio_stormgone.jpg, noborder)]] </td> <td> <span>+</span> [[Image(fazio_stormgone.jpg, noborder<span>, right</span>)]] </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 5: </td> <td> Line 5: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> [[Image(causewayflood.jpg, "The land around the causeway was flooded in early 2006", right, thumbnail)]] </td> <td> <span>+</span> [[Image(causewayflood.jpg, "The land around the causeway was flooded in early 2006", right, thumbnail<span>, 300</span>)]]<span><br> + [[Image(motorcycle.jpg, "People zip over the causeway every day in their daily commute in and out of Davis", right, thumbnail, 300)]]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Yolo Causewayhttp://daviswiki.org/Yolo_Causeway2006-02-26 11:39:52OntheCacaThe Lincoln Highway ran via Altamont Pass until ca. 1928. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Yolo Causeway<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 1: </td> <td> Line 1: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> <span>bord</span>e<span>rless:</span>fazio_stormgone.jpg </td> <td> <span>+</span> <span>[[Imag</span>e<span>(</span>fazio_stormgone.jpg<span>, noborder)]]</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 3: </td> <td> Line 3: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> '''The Yolo Causeway''' is the stretch of the ["Interstate 80" 80] linking ["Davis"] and ["Sacramento"]; completed in May 1916 and spanning the ["Yolo Bypass"], this <span>original stretch of the</span> ["Lincoln Highway"] allows passage during rainy months when swollen creeks and rivers are diverted into the bypass. Should flooding ever result in a massive evacuation from either side of the causeway, be forewarned that ["Yolo County"] has a contractor ready to send forklifts to both sides of the causeway to keep traffic flowing. Their sole mission is to lift up any stalled car and drop it off Interstate 80 into the waters below. Before the causeway was constructed and the Yolo Bypass was simply a natural seasonal basin, it was nearly impossible to travel between Sacramento and the Bay Area... crossed by narrow roads that flooded seasonally, travelers generally made the trip on riverboats, until a raised railroad track was built through the Yolo Basin. If you head to Sacramento from ["Woodland"], you can still drive some of these old roads that parallel the raised railroad tracks during the dry months. </td> <td> <span>+</span> '''The Yolo Causeway''' is the stretch of the ["Interstate 80" 80] linking ["Davis"] and ["Sacramento"]; completed in May 1916 and spanning the ["Yolo Bypass"], this <span>stretch of the 1928</span> ["Lincoln Highway"] allows passage during rainy months when swollen creeks and rivers are diverted into the bypass. Should flooding ever result in a massive evacuation from either side of the causeway, be forewarned that ["Yolo County"] has a contractor ready to send forklifts to both sides of the causeway to keep traffic flowing. Their sole mission is to lift up any stalled car and drop it off Interstate 80 into the waters below. Before the causeway was constructed and the Yolo Bypass was simply a natural seasonal basin, it was nearly impossible to travel between Sacramento and the Bay Area... crossed by narrow roads that flooded seasonally, travelers generally made the trip on riverboats, until a raised railroad track was built through the Yolo Basin. If you head to Sacramento from ["Woodland"], you can still drive some of these old roads that parallel the raised railroad tracks during the dry months. </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 5: </td> <td> Line 5: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> [[<span>Thu</span>m<span>bn</span>a<span>il</span>(causewayflood.jpg<span>, right</span>, "The land around the causeway was flooded in early 2006")]] </td> <td> <span>+</span> [[<span>I</span>ma<span>ge</span>(causewayflood.jpg, "The land around the causeway was flooded in early 2006"<span>, right, thumbnail</span>)]] </td> </tr> </table> </div> Yolo Causewayhttp://daviswiki.org/Yolo_Causeway2006-01-21 21:08:59PhilipNeustromlayout <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Yolo Causeway<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 4: </td> <td> Line 4: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ <br> + [[Thumbnail(causewayflood.jpg, right, "The land around the causeway was flooded in early 2006")]]</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 13: </td> <td> Line 15: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> <span>s</span>ee also ["Davis Wetlands"], ["Vic Fazio Yolo Wildlife Area"], ["Conaway Ranch"], and ["Yolo Basin Foundation"].<span><br> - <br> - [[Thumbnail(causewayflood.jpg, "The land around the causeway was flooded in early 2006")]]</span> </td> <td> <span>+</span> <span>S</span>ee also ["Davis Wetlands"], ["Vic Fazio Yolo Wildlife Area"], ["Conaway Ranch"], and ["Yolo Basin Foundation"]. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Yolo Causewayhttp://daviswiki.org/Yolo_Causeway2006-01-20 01:46:35VictorZapanta <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Yolo Causeway<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 14: </td> <td> Line 14: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ <br> + [[Thumbnail(causewayflood.jpg, "The land around the causeway was flooded in early 2006")]]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Yolo Causewayhttp://daviswiki.org/Yolo_Causeway2006-01-20 01:43:06VictorZapantaUpload of image <a href="http://daviswiki.org/Yolo_Causeway?action=Files&do=view&target=causewayflood.jpg">causewayflood.jpg</a>.Yolo Causewayhttp://daviswiki.org/Yolo_Causeway2006-01-17 18:09:44AlphaDog+year completed +life b4 causeway <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Yolo Causeway<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 3: </td> <td> Line 3: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> '''The Yolo Causeway''' is the stretch of the ["Interstate 80" 80] linking ["Davis"] and ["Sacramento"]; spanning the ["Yolo Bypass"], th<span>e causeway</span> allows passage during rainy months when swollen creeks and rivers are diverted into the bypass. Should flooding ever result in a massive evacuation from either side of the causeway, be forewarned that ["Yolo County"] has a contractor ready to send forklifts to both sides of the causeway to keep traffic flowing. Their sole mission is to lift up any stalled car and drop it off Interstate 80 into the waters below. </td> <td> <span>+</span> '''The Yolo Causeway''' is the stretch of the ["Interstate 80" 80] linking ["Davis"] and ["Sacramento"]; <span>completed in May 1916 and </span>spanning the ["Yolo Bypass"], th<span>is original stretch of the ["Lincoln Highway"]</span> allows passage during rainy months when swollen creeks and rivers are diverted into the bypass. Should flooding ever result in a massive evacuation from either side of the causeway, be forewarned that ["Yolo County"] has a contractor ready to send forklifts to both sides of the causeway to keep traffic flowing. Their sole mission is to lift up any stalled car and drop it off Interstate 80 into the waters below.<span>&nbsp;Before the causeway was constructed and the Yolo Bypass was simply a natural seasonal basin, it was nearly impossible to travel between Sacramento and the Bay Area... crossed by narrow roads that flooded seasonally, travelers generally made the trip on riverboats, until a raised railroad track was built through the Yolo Basin. If you head to Sacramento from ["Woodland"], you can still drive some of these old roads that parallel the raised railroad tracks during the dry months.</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Yolo Causewayhttp://daviswiki.org/Yolo_Causeway2006-01-17 17:52:00AlphaDog+flood warning <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Yolo Causeway<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 3: </td> <td> Line 3: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> '''The Yolo Causeway''' is the stretch of the ["Interstate 80" 80] linking ["Davis"] and ["Sacramento"]. <span>&nbsp;</span>Sometimes referred to sarcastically as "The ''Fabulous'' Yolo Causeway" or "The Scenic Yolo Causeway<span>." T</span>he Yolo Causeway (including bridges 22-044 and 22-045) on Route 80 in ["Yolo County"] is officially designated the "Blecher-Freeman Memorial Causeway". Roy P. Blecher and W. Michael Freeman were veteran California Highway Patrol officers shot to death during an enforcement stop on Route 80 near the Yolo Causeway in the early morning hours of December 22, 1978 at the hands of an armed felon. It was built in 1962, and named by Assembly Concurrent Resolution No. 119, Chapter 147, in 1994. From: [http://www.cahighways.org/073-080.html#080 California Highways.] </td> <td> <span>+</span> '''The Yolo Causeway''' is the stretch of the ["Interstate 80" 80] linking ["Davis"] and ["Sacramento"]<span>; spanning the ["Yolo Bypass"], the causeway allows passage during rainy months when swollen creeks and rivers are diverted into the bypass</span>. S<span>hould flooding ever result in a massive evacuation from either side of the causeway, be forewarned that ["Yolo County"] has a contractor ready to send forklifts to both sides of the causeway to keep traffic flowing. Their sole mission is to lift up any stalled car and drop it off Interstate 80 into the waters below.<br> + <br> + Though it is s</span>ometimes referred to sarcastically as "The ''Fabulous'' Yolo Causeway" or "The Scenic Yolo Causeway<span>," t</span>he Yolo Causeway (including bridges 22-044 and 22-045) on Route 80 in ["Yolo County"] is officially designated the "Blecher-Freeman Memorial Causeway". Roy P. Blecher and W. Michael Freeman were veteran California Highway Patrol officers shot to death during an enforcement stop on Route 80 near the Yolo Causeway in the early morning hours of December 22, 1978 at the hands of an armed felon. It was built in 1962, and named by Assembly Concurrent Resolution No. 119, Chapter 147, in 1994. From: [http://www.cahighways.org/073-080.html#080 California Highways.] </td> </tr> </table> </div> Yolo Causewayhttp://daviswiki.org/Yolo_Causeway2006-01-14 18:51:23JasonAller <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Yolo Causeway<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 9: </td> <td> Line 9: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ On the south side of the causeway on the way into Sacramento you can see the ["Causeway Message Rocks" message rocks].<br> + </span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Yolo Causewayhttp://daviswiki.org/Yolo_Causeway2005-11-06 15:19:13PhilipNeustrom <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Yolo Causeway<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 9: </td> <td> Line 9: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> see also ["Davis Wetlands"], ["Vic Fazio Yolo Wildlife Area"], ["Conway Ranch"], and ["Yolo Basin Foundation"]. </td> <td> <span>+</span> see also ["Davis Wetlands"], ["Vic Fazio Yolo Wildlife Area"], ["Con<span>a</span>way Ranch"], and ["Yolo Basin Foundation"]. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Yolo Causewayhttp://daviswiki.org/Yolo_Causeway2005-10-27 13:29:18JasonAllerdeorphanzing <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Yolo Causeway<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 9: </td> <td> Line 9: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> see also ["Davis Wetlands"], ["Vic Fazio Yolo Wildlife Area"], and ["Yolo Basin Foundation"]. </td> <td> <span>+</span> see also ["Davis Wetlands"], ["Vic Fazio Yolo Wildlife Area"], <span>["Conway Ranch"], </span>and ["Yolo Basin Foundation"]. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Yolo Causewayhttp://daviswiki.org/Yolo_Causeway2005-09-26 09:48:59NickSchmalenberger <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Yolo Causeway<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 7: </td> <td> Line 7: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> The ground below the causeway is what makes this area most unique. The causeway <span>flies over</span> an approximate 25,500-acre area known as the ["Yolo Bypass"] floodway which is a model of a public-private partnership that shows that wildlife, flood control and agriculture can co-exist in a largely urban setting. </td> <td> <span>+</span> The ground below the causeway is what makes this area most unique. The causeway <span>crosses</span> an approximate 25,500-acre area known as the ["Yolo Bypass"] floodway which is a model of a public-private partnership that shows that wildlife, flood control and agriculture can co-exist in a largely urban setting. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Yolo Causewayhttp://daviswiki.org/Yolo_Causeway2005-07-27 13:18:29MiriamKaufmantheres no such thing as "county of yolo" <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Yolo Causeway<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 3: </td> <td> Line 3: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> '''The Yolo Causeway''' is the stretch of the ["Interstate 80" 80] linking ["Davis"] and ["Sacramento"]. Sometimes referred to sarcastically as "The ''Fabulous'' Yolo Causeway" or "The Scenic Yolo Causeway." The Yolo Causeway (including bridges 22-044 and 22-045) on Route 80 in <span>the </span>["<span>County of </span>Yolo"] is officially designated the "Blecher-Freeman Memorial Causeway". Roy P. Blecher and W. Michael Freeman were veteran California Highway Patrol officers shot to death during an enforcement stop on Route 80 near the Yolo Causeway in the early morning hours of December 22, 1978 at the hands of an armed felon. It was built in 1962, and named by Assembly Concurrent Resolution No. 119, Chapter 147, in 1994. From: [http://www.cahighways.org/073-080.html#080 California Highways.] </td> <td> <span>+</span> '''The Yolo Causeway''' is the stretch of the ["Interstate 80" 80] linking ["Davis"] and ["Sacramento"]. Sometimes referred to sarcastically as "The ''Fabulous'' Yolo Causeway" or "The Scenic Yolo Causeway." The Yolo Causeway (including bridges 22-044 and 22-045) on Route 80 in ["Yolo<span>&nbsp;County</span>"] is officially designated the "Blecher-Freeman Memorial Causeway". Roy P. Blecher and W. Michael Freeman were veteran California Highway Patrol officers shot to death during an enforcement stop on Route 80 near the Yolo Causeway in the early morning hours of December 22, 1978 at the hands of an armed felon. It was built in 1962, and named by Assembly Concurrent Resolution No. 119, Chapter 147, in 1994. From: [http://www.cahighways.org/073-080.html#080 California Highways.] </td> </tr> </table> </div> Yolo Causewayhttp://daviswiki.org/Yolo_Causeway2005-07-27 13:14:42ArlenAbrahammade "County of Yolo" a link for the business end of things, eg City of Davis <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Yolo Causeway<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 3: </td> <td> Line 3: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> '''The Yolo Causeway''' is the stretch of the ["Interstate 80" 80] linking ["Davis"] and ["Sacramento"]. Sometimes referred to sarcastically as "The ''Fabulous'' Yolo Causeway" or "The Scenic Yolo Causeway." The Yolo Causeway (including bridges 22-044 and 22-045) on Route 80 in the County of Yolo is officially designated the "Blecher-Freeman Memorial Causeway". Roy P. Blecher and W. Michael Freeman were veteran California Highway Patrol officers shot to death during an enforcement stop on Route 80 near the Yolo Causeway in the early morning hours of December 22, 1978 at the hands of an armed felon. It was built in 1962, and named by Assembly Concurrent Resolution No. 119, Chapter 147, in 1994. From: [http://www.cahighways.org/073-080.html#080 California Highways.] </td> <td> <span>+</span> '''The Yolo Causeway''' is the stretch of the ["Interstate 80" 80] linking ["Davis"] and ["Sacramento"]. Sometimes referred to sarcastically as "The ''Fabulous'' Yolo Causeway" or "The Scenic Yolo Causeway." The Yolo Causeway (including bridges 22-044 and 22-045) on Route 80 in the <span>["</span>County of Yolo<span>"]</span> is officially designated the "Blecher-Freeman Memorial Causeway". Roy P. Blecher and W. Michael Freeman were veteran California Highway Patrol officers shot to death during an enforcement stop on Route 80 near the Yolo Causeway in the early morning hours of December 22, 1978 at the hands of an armed felon. It was built in 1962, and named by Assembly Concurrent Resolution No. 119, Chapter 147, in 1994. From: [http://www.cahighways.org/073-080.html#080 California Highways.] </td> </tr> </table> </div> Yolo Causewayhttp://daviswiki.org/Yolo_Causeway2005-02-28 12:45:00AlphaDog <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Yolo Causeway<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 5: </td> <td> Line 5: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> Joking aside, the view over the ["<span>rice fields"</span>] is actually quite nice sometimes, and many people prefer to bike across rather than drive through the rush-hour traffic... a slow drive down the access roads is also nice. The causeway is home to quite a few ["Bats" bats] as well as a large amount of other ["Town Wildlife" fauna]. On the south side are large rice fields, and the north side has a long view of the railway. To the west you can usually see the beginnings of the coastal range rising up on the horizon over Davis, while the downtown skyline of ["Sacramento"] lies to the east. </td> <td> <span>+</span> Joking aside, the view over the ["<span>Rice Paddies" rice fields</span>] is actually quite nice sometimes, and many people prefer to bike across rather than drive through the rush-hour traffic... a slow drive down the access roads is also nice. The causeway is home to quite a few ["Bats" bats] as well as a large amount of other ["Town Wildlife" fauna]. On the south side are large rice fields, and the north side has a long view of the railway. To the west you can usually see the beginnings of the coastal range rising up on the horizon over Davis, while the downtown skyline of ["Sacramento"] lies to the east. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Yolo Causewayhttp://daviswiki.org/Yolo_Causeway2005-02-28 11:55:37AlphaDog <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Yolo Causeway<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 9: </td> <td> Line 9: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> see also ["Davis Wetlands"], ["Vic Fazio Wildlife Area"], and ["Yolo Basin Foundation"]. </td> <td> <span>+</span> see also ["Davis Wetlands"], ["Vic Fazi<span>o Yol</span>o Wildlife Area"], and ["Yolo Basin Foundation"]. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Yolo Causewayhttp://daviswiki.org/Yolo_Causeway2005-02-28 11:32:18AlphaDog <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Yolo Causeway<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 5: </td> <td> Line 5: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- Joking aside, the view over the rice fields is actually quite nice sometimes, and many people prefer to bike across rather than drive through the rush-hour traffic... a slow drive down the access roads is also nice. The causeway is home to quite a few ["Bats" bats] as well as a large amount of other ["Town Wildlife" fauna]. On the south side are large rice fields, and the north side has a long view of the railway. To the west you can usually see the beginnings of the coastal range rising up on the horizon over Davis, while the downtown skyline of ["Sacramento"] lies to the east.</span> </td> <td> <span>+ Joking aside, the view over the ["rice fields"] is actually quite nice sometimes, and many people prefer to bike across rather than drive through the rush-hour traffic... a slow drive down the access roads is also nice. The causeway is home to quite a few ["Bats" bats] as well as a large amount of other ["Town Wildlife" fauna]. On the south side are large rice fields, and the north side has a long view of the railway. To the west you can usually see the beginnings of the coastal range rising up on the horizon over Davis, while the downtown skyline of ["Sacramento"] lies to the east.</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 7: </td> <td> Line 7: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- The ground below the causeway is what makes this area most unique. The causeway flies over an approximate 25,500-acre area known as the ["Yolo Bypass"] floodway; this floodway is managed by the ["California Department of Fish &amp; Game"] to promote an increase in waterfowl and other bird populations. It is considered a model of a public-private partnership that shows that wildlife, flood control and agriculture can co-exist in a largely urban setting. A 16,000-acre portion of this floodway has been designated the ["Vic Fazio Yolo Wildlife Area"], the largest public/private restoration project west of the Florida Everglades. Flooding is the most significant natural hazard in ["Yolo County"], and the Yolo Bypass is a natural flood basin that receives water from both the ["Sacramento River"] and ["Cache Creek"]. During the winter months, weirs in the levee systems along the river and creek are opened periodically to release water into the floodway to avoid flooding inhabited areas of the counties. The overflow area is used for ["rice fields" agriculture] during the summer and fall months and is valuable wetland during the flood season, supporting a significant ["waterfowl"] population.</span> </td> <td> <span>+ The ground below the causeway is what makes this area most unique. The causeway flies over an approximate 25,500-acre area known as the ["Yolo Bypass"] floodway which is a model of a public-private partnership that shows that wildlife, flood control and agriculture can co-exist in a largely urban setting.</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 9: </td> <td> Line 9: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- The ["Yolo Basin Foundation"] [[http://www.yolobasin.org/ website]] is a community based organization founded in 1990 to help establish the Vic Fazio Yolo Wildlife Area. The foundation now focuses upon facilitating environmental education within the Wildlife Area in cooperation with the Department of Fish &amp; Game.<br> - </span> </td> <td> <span>+ see also ["Davis Wetlands"], ["Vic Fazio Wildlife Area"], and ["Yolo Basin Foundation"].</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Yolo Causewayhttp://daviswiki.org/Yolo_Causeway2005-02-28 11:17:48AlphaDog <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Yolo Causeway<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 3: </td> <td> Line 3: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- '''The Yolo Causeway''' is the stretch of the ["Interstate 80" 80] linking ["Davis"] and ["Sacramento"]. Sometimes referred to sarcastically as "The ''Fabulous'' Yolo Causeway" or "The Scenic Yolo Causeway."</span> </td> <td> <span>+ '''The Yolo Causeway''' is the stretch of the ["Interstate 80" 80] linking ["Davis"] and ["Sacramento"]. Sometimes referred to sarcastically as "The ''Fabulous'' Yolo Causeway" or "The Scenic Yolo Causeway." The Yolo Causeway (including bridges 22-044 and 22-045) on Route 80 in the County of Yolo is officially designated the "Blecher-Freeman Memorial Causeway". Roy P. Blecher and W. Michael Freeman were veteran California Highway Patrol officers shot to death during an enforcement stop on Route 80 near the Yolo Causeway in the early morning hours of December 22, 1978 at the hands of an armed felon. It was built in 1962, and named by Assembly Concurrent Resolution No. 119, Chapter 147, in 1994. From: [http://www.cahighways.org/073-080.html#080 California Highways.]</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 5: </td> <td> Line 5: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- Joking aside, the view over the rice fields is actually quite nice sometimes, and many people prefer to bike across rather than drive through the rush-hour traffic. A slow drive down the access roads is also nice.</span> </td> <td> <span>+ Joking aside, the view over the rice fields is actually quite nice sometimes, and many people prefer to bike across rather than drive through the rush-hour traffic... a slow drive down the access roads is also nice. The causeway is home to quite a few ["Bats" bats] as well as a large amount of other ["Town Wildlife" fauna]. On the south side are large rice fields, and the north side has a long view of the railway. To the west you can usually see the beginnings of the coastal range rising up on the horizon over Davis, while the downtown skyline of ["Sacramento"] lies to the east.</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 7: </td> <td> Line 7: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- The Yolo Causeway is home to quite a few ["Bats" bats] as well as a large amount of other ["Town Wildlife" fauna]. On the south side, there are large rice paddies, and the north side has a long view of the railway. To the west you can usually see the beginnings of the coastal range rising up on the horizon over Davis, while the downtown skyline of ["Sacramento"] lies to the east.</span> </td> <td> <span>+ The ground below the causeway is what makes this area most unique. The causeway flies over an approximate 25,500-acre area known as the ["Yolo Bypass"] floodway; this floodway is managed by the ["California Department of Fish &amp; Game"] to promote an increase in waterfowl and other bird populations. It is considered a model of a public-private partnership that shows that wildlife, flood control and agriculture can co-exist in a largely urban setting. A 16,000-acre portion of this floodway has been designated the ["Vic Fazio Yolo Wildlife Area"], the largest public/private restoration project west of the Florida Everglades. Flooding is the most significant natural hazard in ["Yolo County"], and the Yolo Bypass is a natural flood basin that receives water from both the ["Sacramento River"] and ["Cache Creek"]. During the winter months, weirs in the levee systems along the river and creek are opened periodically to release water into the floodway to avoid flooding inhabited areas of the counties. The overflow area is used for ["rice fields" agriculture] during the summer and fall months and is valuable wetland during the flood season, supporting a significant ["waterfowl"] population.</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 9: </td> <td> Line 9: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- Much of the Causeway is part of the ["Vic Fazio Yolo Wildlife Area"], of which the [http://www.yolobasin.org/ Yolo Basin Foundation] is a major member. The California Department of Fish and Game maintains the 16,000 acre Yolo Wildlife Area, of which 25 square miles is the Vic Fazio Yolo Wildlife Area. You can see the big sign as you head east on I-80.</span> </td> <td> <span>+ The ["Yolo Basin Foundation"] [[http://www.yolobasin.org/ website]] is a community based organization founded in 1990 to help establish the Vic Fazio Yolo Wildlife Area. The foundation now focuses upon facilitating environmental education within the Wildlife Area in cooperation with the Department of Fish &amp; Game.</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 11: </td> <td> Line 11: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- The Yolo Causeway (including bridges 22-044 and 22-045) on Route 80 in the County of Yolo is officially designated the "Blecher-Freeman Memorial Causeway". Roy P. Blecher and W. Michael Freeman were veteran California Highway Patrol officers shot to death during an enforcement stop on Route 80 near the Yolo Causeway in the early morning hours of December 22, 1978 at the hands of an armed felon. It was built in 1962, and named by Assembly Concurrent Resolution No. 119, Chapter 147, in 1994. From: [http://www.cahighways.org/073-080.html#080 California Highways.]</span> </td> <td> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Yolo Causewayhttp://daviswiki.org/Yolo_Causeway2005-02-24 16:40:55AmeliaCarlsonlink <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Yolo Causeway<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 7: </td> <td> Line 7: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> The Yolo Causeway is home to quite a few ["Bats" bats] as well as a large amount of other <span>fauna</span>. On the south side, there are large rice paddies, and the north side has a long view of the railway. To the west you can usually see the beginnings of the coastal range rising up on the horizon over Davis, while the downtown skyline of ["Sacramento"] lies to the east. </td> <td> <span>+</span> The Yolo Causeway is home to quite a few ["Bats" bats] as well as a large amount of other <span>["Town Wildlife" fauna]</span>. On the south side, there are large rice paddies, and the north side has a long view of the railway. To the west you can usually see the beginnings of the coastal range rising up on the horizon over Davis, while the downtown skyline of ["Sacramento"] lies to the east. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Yolo Causewayhttp://daviswiki.org/Yolo_Causeway2005-02-24 16:36:08AlphaDog <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Yolo Causeway<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 1: </td> <td> Line 1: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- </span>The Yolo Causeway is the stretch of the ["Interstate 80" 80] linking ["Davis"] and ["Sacramento"]. Sometimes referred to sarcastically as "The ''Fabulous'' Yolo Causeway" or "The Scenic Yolo Causeway." </td> <td> <span>+ borderless:fazio_stormgone.jpg<br> + <br> + '''</span>The Yolo Causeway<span>'''</span> is the stretch of the ["Interstate 80" 80] linking ["Davis"] and ["Sacramento"]. Sometimes referred to sarcastically as "The ''Fabulous'' Yolo Causeway" or "The Scenic Yolo Causeway." </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 7: </td> <td> Line 9: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> Much of the Causeway is part of the Vic Fazio Yolo Wildlife Area, of which the [http://www.yolobasin.org/ Yolo Basin Foundation] is a major member. The California Department of Fish and Game maintains the 16,000 acre Yolo Wildlife Area, of which 25 square miles is the Vic Fazio Yolo Wildlife Area. You can see the big sign as you head east on I-80. </td> <td> <span>+</span> Much of the Causeway is part of the <span>["</span>Vic Fazio Yolo Wildlife Area<span>"]</span>, of which the [http://www.yolobasin.org/ Yolo Basin Foundation] is a major member. The California Department of Fish and Game maintains the 16,000 acre Yolo Wildlife Area, of which 25 square miles is the Vic Fazio Yolo Wildlife Area. You can see the big sign as you head east on I-80. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Yolo Causewayhttp://daviswiki.org/Yolo_Causeway2005-02-24 16:35:16AlphaDogUpload of image <a href="http://daviswiki.org/Yolo_Causeway?action=Files&do=view&target=fazio_stormgone.jpg">fazio_stormgone.jpg</a>.Yolo Causewayhttp://daviswiki.org/Yolo_Causeway2005-02-09 20:42:33PaulLanzihistory of Belcher-Freeman name <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Yolo Causeway<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 8: </td> <td> Line 8: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ <br> + The Yolo Causeway (including bridges 22-044 and 22-045) on Route 80 in the County of Yolo is officially designated the "Blecher-Freeman Memorial Causeway". Roy P. Blecher and W. Michael Freeman were veteran California Highway Patrol officers shot to death during an enforcement stop on Route 80 near the Yolo Causeway in the early morning hours of December 22, 1978 at the hands of an armed felon. It was built in 1962, and named by Assembly Concurrent Resolution No. 119, Chapter 147, in 1994. From: [http://www.cahighways.org/073-080.html#080 California Highways.]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Yolo Causewayhttp://daviswiki.org/Yolo_Causeway2004-12-14 07:19:58JabberWokkyAdded more info. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Yolo Causeway<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 3: </td> <td> Line 3: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- Joking aside, the view over the rice fields is actually quite nice sometimes, and many people prefer to bike across rather than drive through the rush-hour traffic.</span> </td> <td> <span>+ Joking aside, the view over the rice fields is actually quite nice sometimes, and many people prefer to bike across rather than drive through the rush-hour traffic. A slow drive down the access roads is also nice.<br> + <br> + The Yolo Causeway is home to quite a few ["Bats" bats] as well as a large amount of other fauna. On the south side, there are large rice paddies, and the north side has a long view of the railway. To the west you can usually see the beginnings of the coastal range rising up on the horizon over Davis, while the downtown skyline of ["Sacramento"] lies to the east.<br> + <br> + Much of the Causeway is part of the Vic Fazio Yolo Wildlife Area, of which the [http://www.yolobasin.org/ Yolo Basin Foundation] is a major member. The California Department of Fish and Game maintains the 16,000 acre Yolo Wildlife Area, of which 25 square miles is the Vic Fazio Yolo Wildlife Area. You can see the big sign as you head east on I-80.</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Yolo Causewayhttp://daviswiki.org/Yolo_Causeway2004-12-14 07:00:51ChrisTakemura <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Yolo Causeway<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 1: </td> <td> Line 1: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ The Yolo Causeway is the stretch of the ["Interstate 80" 80] linking ["Davis"] and ["Sacramento"]. Sometimes referred to sarcastically as "The ''Fabulous'' Yolo Causeway" or "The Scenic Yolo Causeway."<br> + <br> + Joking aside, the view over the rice fields is actually quite nice sometimes, and many people prefer to bike across rather than drive through the rush-hour traffic.</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div>