Sacramento Office – Driving Directions

The California Secretary of State’s main office is located at 1500 11th Street, Sacramento, CA 95814, in the heart of downtown Sacramento at the corner of 11th and O Streets. Metered street parking is available.

There are five different major roadways that flow into downtown Sacramento:

  • I–5 (Interstate 5)
  • I–80 (Interstate 80)
  • CA–99 (Highway 99)
  • I–80–BR ("Business Route 80," also called the "Capitol City Freeway")
  • US–50 (United States Highway 50, also called the "El Dorado Freeway")

Driving Directions

From the North/Northwest (Woodland, Redding):

  • Take I–5 South into downtown Sacramento.
  • Take the Q Street exit.
  • Turn left on 11th Street.
  • Arrive at 1500 11th Street, at the corner of 11th and O Streets.

From the Northeast (Auburn, Truckee):

  • Take I–80-Business Route West into downtown Sacramento.
  • Take the P Street exit.
  • Turn right on 11th Street.
  • Arrive at 1500 11th Street, at the corner of 11th and O Streets.

From the East (Placerville, El Dorado Hills):

  • Take US–50 West to the CA-99/US–50/I–80/I–80–BR interchange in downtown Sacramento.
  • At the interchange, do not take any off–ramps and continue on I–80–Business Route West.
  • Take the 16th Street exit and veer right onto 16th Street.
  • Turn left onto P Street.
  • Turn right on 11th Street.
  • Arrive at 1500 11th Street, at the corner of 11th and O Streets.

From the South, Interstate 5 (Los Angeles, Stockton):

  • Take I–5 North into downtown Sacramento.
  • Take the Q Street exit.
  • Turn left on 11th Street.
  • Arrive at 1500 11th Street, at the corner of 11th and O Streets.

From the South, Highway 99 (Fresno, Modesto, Elk Grove):

  • Take CA–99 North to the CA–99/US–50/I–80/I–80–BR interchange.
  • Take San Francisco exit onto I–80–Business Route West.
  • Take the 16th Street exit and veer right onto 16th Street.
  • Turn left onto P Street.
  • Turn right on 11th Street.
  • Arrive at 1500 11th Street, at the corner of 11th and O Streets.

From the West/Southwest (San Francisco, Vacaville, Davis):

  • Take I–80 East (continuing on I–80–Business Route East) to the I–5/I–80–BR interchange.
  • Take the I–5 North off-ramp, and after it veers left to connect with I–5, take the Q Street exit.
  • Turn left on 11th Street.
  • Arrive at 1500 11th Street, at the corner of 11th and O Streets.

Via Sacramento Regional Transit Light Rail (Meadowview [Blue Line] or Folsom [Gold Line]):

  • Take either line (Blue or Gold) into downtown Sacramento.
  • Exit at the Archives Plaza stop.
  • Arrive at 1500 11th Street, at the corner of 11th and O Streets.

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