Lake Tahoe Basin roadwork schedule through April 10
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/
U.S. Highway 50 (El Dorado County): Work continues on a $53.6 million safety project in the Camino area to replace the existing concrete median barrier and fill in the gaps in the barrier, build an undercrossing, a wildlife crossing, make local road improvements and replace culverts. The project is expected to be completed in 2022. No traffic-interfering work is scheduled on the highway. Westbound Carson Road is closed between Carson Court and Sierra Blanca Road for bridge work. Motorists are being detoured onto westbound Highway 50 and back onto Carson Road.
U.S. Highway 50 (El Dorado County): Work is in winter suspension on an $11.5 million project to replace the U.S. Highway 50 Sawmill (Ridgeway Drive) Undercrossing in Pollock Pines to address the aging bridge deck, improve sight distance, bring the bridge railings up to current design standards and make improvements to Ridgeway Drive, including curb, gutter and sidewalk work. The project also includes adding overhead lights to the Sly Park Road on- and off-ramps. Completion is expected by June 2021.
U.S. Highway 50 (El Dorado County): Work is in winter suspension on a $19 million project to stabilize the westbound section of the highway in Fresh Pond by building a 428-foot-long retaining wall, concrete barrier and repaving the highway. This location on US 50 has a history of surface cracking and sinking. Completion is expected by spring 2022. No traffic-interfering work is scheduled on the highway.
State Route 28 (Placer County) from Ridgewood Road to Center Street: Eastbound motorists can except intermittent lane closures from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday for permit work on private property.
U.S. Highway 50 (El Dorado County) at various locations from Bass Lake Road to Shingle Springs Drive: Eastbound and westbound motorists can expect partial ramp, shoulder, and median closures from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. Monday through Friday for electrical work.
State Route 89 (El Dorado County) from Pomo Street to Shakori Drive: Motorists can expect intermittent lane closures from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday for crack seal operation.
State Route 193 (El Dorado County) from Spanish Dry Diggins Road to Spanish Flat Road: Motorists can expect intermittent lane and shoulder closures from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday for utility work.
State Route 193 (El Dorado County) from Ricci Road to Garden Valley Road: Motorists can expect intermittent lane and shoulder closures from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday for tree work.
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