Meeting next week on $30 million Fanny Bridge project at Lake Tahoe |

Meeting next week on $30 million Fanny Bridge project at Lake Tahoe

Staff report

TAHOE CITY, Calif. — A public presentation on plans for the new Fanny Bridge upgrade project is scheduled for 5:30-6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 18, at the TCPUD Board Room at 221 Fairway Drive in Tahoe City.

According to the Tahoe Transportation District, the meeting will provide a complete overview of the SR89/Fanny Bridge Community Revitalization Project, including upcoming work schedules and viewing of various renderings.

Public input will be sought, according to the meeting announcement, and a Q-and-A session will take place.

Last month, TTD announced it had secured the remaining $4.9 million in funding required for the project, which includes constructing a new bridge over the Truckee River and realigning Highway 89 by adding a two-lane bypass through the 64 Acres lot in National Forest System land, while redesignating a portion of the existing highway by the bridge to a street that would be open to all traffic.

The roughly $30 million overhaul — which government officials gave final approval to in May — also includes three roundabouts that would essentially form a triangle, one at the Tahoe City “Wye,” and one at either end of the new bypass.

Visit to learn more about the project. For information about next week’s meeting, contact Margaret Skillicorn, TTD Community Outreach Specialist, at or 530-550-7578.