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Lake Tahoe Basin roadwork schedule for Dec. 1-7

Caltrans has announced its roadwork schedule for the Lake Tahoe Basin for Dec. 1-7.


State Route 89

Work has ceased for this season on a $41 million project from Tahoma to Tahoe City on Lake Tahoe’s West Shore that will relocate and replace gas lines, upgrade storm water drainage and treatment systems, add curbs and gutters, resurface and realign the road and widen shoulders. Sections of the bike trail will also be revamped. Completion is expected in 2016. The project is in winter suspension.

State Route 28

Work has ceased for this season on Placer County’s $44 million Kings Beach Commercial Core Improvement Project from State Route 267 to Chipmunk Street. The project will install curbs, sidewalks, roundabouts and drainage systems to enhance pedestrian and bicycle mobility, improve safety and provide water-quality improvements. For more information on the KBCCIP, visit:

Westbound motorists can expect the No. 2 lane from Coon Street to Deer Street to be closed from 7 a.m. to noon Monday, midnight to noon Tuesday through Thursday and midnight to 6 a.m. Friday. A contactor is scheduled to do utility work.

U.S. Highway 50

Work has ceased for this season on a $12.1 million water-quality and roadway improvement project from the “Y” intersection of Highways 50 and 89 to the South Lake Tahoe Airport adding curbs, gutters, sidewalks and new drainage systems and repaving the highway. Completion is expected in fall 2014. The project is in winter suspension.

Unexpected schedule changes may occur. For current information on roadwork, delays, road conditions and emergency closures, call the voice-activated Caltrans Highway Information Network at 1-800-427-7623 or visit Caltrans’ website at:

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Sierra Sun Updated Dec 2, 2013 10:55AM Published Nov 29, 2013 06:58PM Copyright 2013 Sierra Sun. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.