Town, Caltrans schedule road projects |

Town, Caltrans schedule road projects

Caltrans and Truckee Public Works Department crews will be at it again this week, paving or reconstructing area roads.

n On Sunday, June 22, Old Highway 40 will be closed from Donner Summit to the West End Beach from 6 a.m. to noon to allow for the Donner Lake Triathlon. Also, from 7:10 to 10:30 a.m. there will be delays from the corner of South Shore Drive to the West End Beach overflow parking lot.

n On Wednesday, June 25, motorists can expect traveling delays of up to 30 minutes on Highway 267 as a contractor for Caltrans will pave at spot locations from West River Street in Truckee to just north of Airport Road between 6:30 a.m. and 5 p.m., weather permitting. This work was originally scheduled for Monday, June 16.

n Town crews will level Glenshire Drive Thursday and Friday, June 19 and 20, which will closee the road from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Traffic controls will be in effect before and after the closure period.

The asphalt overlay portion of the project is scheduled Monday and Tuesday, June 23 and 24, and the road will be closed again from 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Traffic controls will be in effect before and after the closure .

n On Wednesday, June 25, crews will replace the shoulder on Glenshire Drive, closing the traffic artery again from 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. The following day, June 26, striping crews will be on hand – the road will be open but stripers will implement their own traffic controls.

The only portion of Glenshire Drive not included in the project lies within the Glenshire Bridge construction area. Town officials said this includes the span of the bridge and about 800 feet on either side – that section will be completed during the Glenshire Bridge replacement project, which is scheduled to go out for bid in mid-July.

For information on the Glenshire project, call 582-7700.

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