Lake Tahoe Basin and El Dorado County roadwork schedule through Sept. 28, 2019 | SierraSun.com

Lake Tahoe Basin and El Dorado County roadwork schedule through Sept. 28, 2019

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LONG-TERM PROJECTS

U.S. Highway 50 (El Dorado County): Work continues on a $5.2 million project to upgrade metal beam guardrail and construct concrete barriers at 89 locations from the Red Hawk Undercrossing to 1.9 miles west of the junction with State Route 89 in Meyers. Completion is expected this fall or spring 2020.

U.S. Highway 50 (El Dorado County) from Schnell School Road to Camp Sacramento: Eastbound motorists can expect the #2 lane and right shoulder closed or one-way traffic control at various locations from midnight to 8 a.m. Sunday, 7 p.m. to 7 a.m.  Monday through Thursday and 11 p.m. Friday to 7 a.m. Saturday for guardrail replacement work.

U.S. Highway 50 (El Dorado County): Work continues on a $4.7 million project to install drainage sand traps and maintenance vehicle pullouts at various locations on U.S. Highway 50 from Riverton (Ice House Road) to Kyburz. Completion is expected this fall.

U.S. Highway 50 (El Dorado County) from Bridal Veil Falls to Silver Fork Road: Motorists can expect lane restrictions or one-way traffic control at various locations from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday for drainage work. 

U.S. Highway 50 (El Dorado County): Work continues on a $14.1 million project to replace the Echo Summit Sidehill Viaduct, located 7 miles west of South Lake Tahoe. This project is replacing the current bridge, built in 1939, with a new structure to meet current design and safety standards. Completion is expected in fall of 2020. For more information, visit way2tahoe.com

U.S. Highway 50 (El Dorado County) from the Caltrans Echo Summit Maintenance Yard to Johnson Pass Road (east end): Motorists can expect one-way traffic control from 9 p.m. to noon Sunday through Thursday for bridge work. 

U.S. Highway 50 and State Route 89 (El Dorado County): Work is wrapping up on a $7.3 million project to convert the existing “T” intersection of U.S. Highway 50 and State Route 89 in Meyers into a three-legged roundabout with a westbound bypass lane and a bike path extension. This project will reduce the number and/or severity of collisions at the intersection. The roundabout is open to traffic and no traffic-interfering work is scheduled.

U.S. Highway 50 (El Dorado County): Work continues on a $57 million project from the “Y” intersection at State Route 89 to the Trout Creek Bridge in South Lake Tahoe. This project is building new drainage systems to collect and treat stormwater runoff, rebuilding curbs, gutters and sidewalks, widening the highway to allow for bike lanes and resurfacing the roadway. Completion is expected this fall.         

U.S. Highway 50 (El Dorado County) from Tahoe Keys Boulevard to the Trout Creek Bridge: Motorists can expect lane restrictions and shoulder closures around the clock from 7 a.m. Sunday to 11 a.m. Friday for pavement grinding, curb, gutter and sidewalk work.

State Route 89 (Placer County): Work continues on a $35 million project in Tahoe City to build a new Truckee River bridge east of the Caltrans Maintenance Yard with roundabouts on either end of the realignment, drainage improvements, paving and a shared-use path connection. For more information, visit: http://www.fannybridge.org

State Route 89 (Placer County) from just north of Granlibakken Road to the Caltrans Tahoe City Maintenance Yard: Motorists can expect one-way traffic control from 10 p.m. Sunday to noon Monday and 5 p.m. to noon Monday through Thursday for roundabout construction work.

State Route 193 (El Dorado County): Work is underway on a $6.1 million project to build retaining walls at two locations on SR-193 between Kelsey Road and Rock Creek Road and to install medal beam guardrail. Construction is being done behind k-rail with a signal in operation 24/7 through November for reversing one-way traffic control. 

SHORT-TERM PROJECTS

State Route 28 (Placer County) from Lardin Way to Estates Drive: Motorists can expect intermittent lane and shoulder closures from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Wednesday for utility work. 

State Route 28 (Placer County) from Ridgewood Road to Center Street: Eastbound motorists can expect intermittent one-way traffic control from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday for utility work. 

State Route 89 (Placer County) from St. Michaels Court to Elizabeth Drive: Motorists can expect one-way traffic control from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. Monday through Friday for utility work. 

State Route 89 (Placer County) from Tahoe Park Avenue to Sequoia Avenue: Motorists can expect intermittent lane closures from 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Monday for drainage cleaning work. 

State Route 89 (Nevada County) from Rainbow Drive to Prosser Creek: Motorists can expect intermittent lane closures from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday for miscellaneous work. 

State Route 267 (Placer County) from Carnelian Bay Avenue to N National Avenue: Motorists can expect intermittent one-way traffic control from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday for shoulder work.

State Route 49 (El Dorado County) at Weber Creek: Motorists can expect intermittent one-way traffic control from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday for guardrail replacement work.

U.S. Highway 50 (El Dorado County) from Placerville Drive to Ray Lawyer Drive: Eastbound motorists can expect lane and shoulder restrictions from 6:30 p.m. to 8 a.m. Sunday and 7 p.m. to 8 a.m. Monday through Wednesday for k-rail removal.

U.S. Highway 50 (El Dorado County) from the Newtown Road Overcrossing to 5 Mile Road: Eastbound motorists can expect intermittent lane and shoulder closures from 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Tuesday and westbound motorists can expect intermittent lane and shoulder closures from 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday through Thursday for crack sealing work. 

U.S. Highway 50 (El Dorado County) from Sly Park Road to Ice House Road: Eastbound motorists can expect alternating lane closures at various locations from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Monday for striping work.

U.S. Highway 50 (El Dorado County) from Sawmill Road to Incline Road: Motorists can expect alternating lane closures from 12:30 p.m. Sunday to midnight on Monday for bridge work.

State Route 89 (El Dorado County) from Sierra Drive to Placer County Line: Motorists can expect intermittent lane closures from 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday for drainage cleaning.

State Route 89 (El Dorado County) from Baldwin Beach Road/Mt. Tallac Road to Cascade Road: Motorists can expect one-way traffic control at various locations from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday and Tuesdayfor paving work. 

State Route 193 (El Dorado County) from Rock Creek Road to Chili Bar: Motorists can expect intermittent one-way traffic control from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday for guardrail replacement work.

Unexpected schedule changes may occur. For current information on roadwork, delays, road conditions and emergency closures, call the voice-activated Caltrans Highway Information Network (CHIN) at 1-800-427-7623 (ROAD) or visit Caltrans’ “QuickMap” website at: http://quickmap.dot.ca.gov/

Source: Caltrans