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Why the Roadwork?

Did you know the roadwork happening around Lake Tahoe isn’t just for the roads? Caltrans is building new storm drain systems to protect water quality. The new drainage systems will capture stormwater runoff and filter out dirt, oil and litter before it gets to the lake.

Some traffic delays are unavoidable so please allow some extra time. It’s a small price to pay to protect Lake Tahoe for decades to come.

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2018 Tahoe Basin Construction Map
Current Projects
Fanny Bridge
State Route 89 (Placer County): This project in Tahoe City includes building a new Truckee River bridge east of the Caltrans Maintenance Yard with roundabouts on either end, replacing the existing Truckee River “Fanny” Bridge, constructing a roundabout at the “Wye” intersection and making complete street enhancements to the portion of Highway 89/West Lake Boulevard that will become a county road after project completion, which is expected in 2018.
89/50 “Y” to the Trout Creek Bridge
This project will collect and treat stormwater runoff as part of the Lake Tahoe Environmental Improvement Program (EIP). It will also widen the roadway to provide 6-foot shoulders for bike lanes, replace traffic signals, replace curb, gutter and sidewalks, and improve pavement cross slope. Caltrans is working with the City of South Lake Tahoe to incorporate improvements at Sierra Boulevard. (signal and left turn lane).
Upcoming Projects
ED 89 in Meyers
US 50 Echo Summit
Tahoe Roads Jul. 18, 2018
Heads up, pedestrians! Isn’t it fun to take a stroll around South Lake Tahoe? Sure! But be prepared: check out our pedestrian sidewalk detour maps during construction season: https://t.co/tWe4W0IfzG https://t.co/5c16lBB13O
Caltrans District 3 Jul. 17, 2018
Daytime grinding and paving work on Highway 50 will continue tomorrow in the Meyers area to Lake Tahoe Golf Course. Expect delays with one-way traffic control.
Tahoe Roads Jul. 16, 2018
Curious about our construction hours during our “Y” to Trout Creek Bridge project? We’re typically working from midnight Sunday – 8 a.m. Friday. Motorists should anticipate delays getting through the work zone. #BeWorkZoneAlert and stay safe! https://t.co/9xFjaLLisl
Tahoe Roads Jul. 16, 2018
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Tahoe Roads Jul. 15, 2018
It’s the final day of the #ACCGolf Championship in Tahoe South! Be sure to give yourself extra time to navigate around the lake today—there will be more traffic than usual. Stay safe and enjoy the final round! 🏌️‍♂️ https://t.co/wpiflvoAh5
South Lake Tahoe Jul. 13, 2018
Summertime in South Lake Tahoe. https://t.co/qWmbZr5CWW
Tahoe Roads Jul. 14, 2018
The second round of the American Century Celebrity Golf Championship is taking place today at Edgewood Tahoe South! Be mindful of extra traffic as you cruise around town! Check out the schedule here: https://t.co/wpiflv6YSv 🏌️‍♀️ https://t.co/NwO1d1dkCe
Tahoe Roads Jul. 14, 2018
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