Lake Tahoe Basin and El Dorado County roadwork schedule through Sept. 7, 2019 | SierraSun.com

Lake Tahoe Basin and El Dorado County roadwork schedule through Sept. 7, 2019

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LONG-TERM PROJECTS

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 5 p.m. to 11 a.m. Wednesday through Friday for highway construction and utility 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. Completing is expected this fall.

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 Wrights Lake Road: Eastbound and westbound motorists can the #2 lane and right shoulder closed or one-way traffic control at various locations from 9 p.m. Tuesday to 7 a.m. Wednesday and 6 p.m. to 10 a.m. Wednesday through Friday 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 30 Mile Stone: Motorists can expect one-way traffic control at various locations from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday and 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 https://www.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 around the clock from 3 p.m. Tuesday to noon Friday for bridge work. 

U.S. Highway 50 (El Dorado County) from Cirugu Street to Navaho Drive in Meyers: Motorists can expect one-way traffic control from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. Tuesday through Friday for concrete work.

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 Silver Dollar Avenue to the Trout Creek Bridge: Motorists can expect traffic shifts, lane reductions and shoulder closures around the clock from 7 p.m. Tuesday to 11 a.m. Friday for pavement grinding and curb, gutter, sidewalk and electrical work.

SHORT-TERM PROJECTS

State Route 89 (Placer County) at Alpine Meadows Road: Motorists can expect one-way traffic control from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday for utility work. 

State Route 89 (Placer County) at Squaw Valley Road: Southbound motorists can expect the auxiliary lane and right shoulder closed from 6 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday for paving work on Squaw Valley Road.

State Route 49 (El Dorado County) at Weber Creek: Motorists can expect intermittent one-way traffic control from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday for guardrail replacement work.

State Route 193 (El Dorado County) from Auburn Lake Trail Road to Tegra Road: Motorists can expect one-way traffic control from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday for maintenance work. 

State Route 193 (El Dorado County) from Shoo Fly Road to Rock Creek Road: Motorists can expect one-way traffic control from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday through Friday for retaining wall work. 

State Route 193 (El Dorado County) from Rock Creek Road to Chili Bar: Motorists can expect intermittent one-way traffic control from7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday 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