Road work ahead between Tahoe City and Squaw Valley |

Road work ahead between Tahoe City and Squaw Valley

Tahoe City ” The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is announcing the start of a three year, $13 million project to improve the treatment of storm-water runoff and widen and resurface a segment of State Highway 89 from the Tahoe City wye north to Squaw Valley.

Work is scheduled to begin Wednesday, May 28 and will occur during the daytime and nighttime hours until June 15. Work will be restricted from the hours of 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. beginning June 15, and will continue until Labor Day at which time, daytime work will resume. Motorists can expect one-way traffic control and various lane closures.

Pedestrians and cyclists using the bike path in the vicinity of the project limits should also be aware work will be taking place between the pathway and the highway. Pedestrians and cyclists should contact the Tahoe Public Utilities District for information about impacts to the bike path.

Additionally, utility companies continue work to relocate utility facilities at various locations on State Highway 28 between Tahoe City and Kings Beach in preparation for another water quality improvement construction project scheduled to start construction in 2009. Motorists will see utility crews working along the roadway and can expect possible lane closures.

Motorists, pedestrians and cyclists can expect delays and are advised to use caution when traveling through the work area, and to “Slow For the Cone Zone”.

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