Monday Mar 30 2009 comments Folsom Lake Crossing Opening By: Telegraph Photography by Philip Wood -A +A Former Congressman John Doolittle was responsible for securing funding for Folsom Lake Crossing, which opened Saturday. Over 1,000 people turned out Saturday for the opening of Folsom Lake Crossing. Folsom City Councilmember Ernie Sheldon, right, puts his signature on a poster about the new bridge. Justin Jones of Folsom takes pictures of the views all around Folsom Lake Crossing Saturday during the opening of the bridge. Linda Gordon of Roseville sits in the middle of the road on Folsom Lake Crossing during its opening Saturday because she said she'd never be able to do it again. Former Congressman Doug Ose,who was responsible for securing some of the funding for Folsom Lake Crossing, gets a kick out of one of speakers during the opening ceremony for the bridge Saturday morning. Mike Tarczy, left, leads his son Timothy across Folsom Lake Crossing Saturday morning. Folsom Vice Mayor, front left, Congresswoman Doris Matsui, Folsom Mayor Steve Miklos, Congressman Dan Lungren and former Congressman Doug Ose participate in the ribbon cutting for the opening of Folsom Lake Crossing Saturday morning. The Folsom Color Guard opened the ceremonies Saturday for the opening of Folsom Lake Crossing. The 120 member Folsom High School Marching Band performed at during the opening ceremony of Folsom Lake Crossing and were the first to walk across the bridge Saturday morning.