Tahoe road work heating up for the season | SierraSun.com

Tahoe road work heating up for the season

Ryan Salm/ Sierra SunWorkers from Ginsburg Construction work on the electrical for residential units on the side of Highway 28 in Tahoe City on Wednesday. Travel in and around the Tahoe Basin will be affected by road construction on nearly every major artery in the area.

The summer season is bringing projects to the Tahoe Basin that could cause traffic delays.

Placer County projects from street overlays to erosion control will be taking place on Tahoe streets throughout the summer.

– Street overlay projects

Placer County will be performing street overlay starting in June, throughout the construction season, in various locations around Lake Tahoe. Specific work dates have not yet been scheduled.

Roads scheduled for overlay include:

–Polaris Road between the High School and Village Drive

–Carnelian Circle from Nightingale Road to the end

–Deer Avenue from Pine Street to El Dorado Street

–El Dorado Street from Elm Street to Lewis Avenue

–Gray Avenue from Pine Street to Highway 89

–Lewis Avenue from Pine Avenue to El Dorado Street

– Kings Beach parking

Placer County is planning a parking lot located on the south side of Minnow Avenue between Chipmunk Street and Fox Street.

Construction will begin August 9, and will take 45 days, ending Oct. 15.

– Tahoe Pines Erosion Control

Beginning in May and scheduled to be complete before July 4, Placer County will be installing permanent erosion control features including curbs, gutters, storm pipes, and infiltration facilities in Tahoe Pines.

Construction will occur on Elizabeth Street, Leota Street, Chris Street and Anne Street.

– Beaver Street utility and erosion

Utility upgrades and erosion control will begin on Beaver Street in Kings Beach May 14, ending Sept. 15.

Led by the North Tahoe public Utility District, the project will upgrade 2,500 feet of water and sewer line and will install permanent erosion control features.

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