2013 OBC

We are pleased to announce that the 3rd Orthotropic Bridge Conference will be held at the Sheraton Grand Sacramento Hotel, located at 13th and J Street in the heart of downtown Sacramento. The Sheraton Grand Sacramento is located in the beautifully restored and historic Public Marketing Building. This Sacramento hotel boasts 503 stylish guestrooms, featuring distinctive design and impressive functionality.


Conference Hotel:
Sheraton Grand Sacramento Hotel, located at: 1230 J Street, Sacramento, Phone: 916 447 1700

Conference attendees have a special rate of $99/night for both single and double rooms, not including state and local taxes. To make hotel reservations, simply visit this web site: https://www.starwoodmeeting.com/Book/OBC. Or simply call the Sheraton Central Reservation Office at 1-800-325-3535 and let them know you are an attendee of the 2013 Orthotropic Bridge Conference.

Travel from Sacramento Airport:
It is less than 10 miles from Sacramento Airport to the Sheraton Hotel. Taxi from Sacramento Airport is $12-15. Supershuttle fare is $7 (located at/near the arrivals area)

Travel from San Francisco Airport:
It is approximately 100 miles from San Francisco Airport to the Sheraton Hotel. Avis and Hertz have car rental facilities at/near the Airport and the Sheraton Hotel.

Rental Car:
One-way rental (drop car in Sacramento) Car rental will be between $200 and $400 (depends on size and one or two days). If a rental car is needed to return to the airport after the conference, cost will be same (another $200/400).
Seven-day rental (return car to San Francisco Airport) Car rental will be between $250 and $500 for the week. Hotel parking will be $18/day.

Shuttle Service:
There is a shuttle service between San Francisco Airport and various places including Sacramento. There are pick up locations on the lower level of the International Terminal at Courtyards 2 and 3. The shuttle will drop passengers at Hotel. One way rate is $105 for one person, $135 for 2 persons, $165 for three persons, $195 for 4 There is a discount for a return ticket purchased with the ticket from the Airport.

Public Transport: www.BART.gov
The BART subway system has a station at the Airport. One way BART fare from San Francisco Airport to Richmond is $10 for one person. Connect to the Amtrack Capitol Corridor Train (shares the platform at Richmond) - seven trains from 4pm to 9pm, cost is $27 per person. Journey time is about two hours. Taxi fare to the Hotel is about $7.