Lake Tahoe Basin and El Dorado County Roadwork Schedule Sunday through Saturday, December 3-9, 2017
12/1/2017
Date:               December 1, 2017  #17-354
District:          District 3 - Marysville, www.dot.ca.gov/dist3 and 
                        Amarjeet S. Benipal, District Director
Contact:         Steve Nelson,  steve.nelson@dot.ca.gov
Phone:            Office (530) 741-4566; Cell (530) 701-9459
 
Lake Tahoe Basin and El Dorado County Roadwork Schedule
Sunday through Saturday, December 3-9, 2017
 
LONG-TERM PROJECTS
State Route 49 (El Dorado County): Work continues on a $22 million project to replace the South Fork American River Bridge in Coloma-Lotus. This project will make seismic improvements to the bridge, widen the structure to allow for 8-foot shoulders and 6-foot sidewalks, and also make roadway improvements to State Route 49 on either side of the bridge. Completion is expected in fall 2018.

December 4-8
State Route 49 (El Dorado County) at the South Fork of the American River: Motorists can expect one-way traffic control from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday for bridge work.

U.S. Highway 50 (El Dorado County): Work is in winter suspension on a $57 million project from the “Y” intersection with State Route 89 to the Trout Creek Bridge in South Lake Tahoe. This project is building new drainage systems to collect and treat stormwater runoff, rebuilding curb, gutter and sidewalks, widening the highway to allow for bike lanes and resurfacing the roadway. Work will resume in spring 2018 and completion is expected in fall 2019.

State Route 89 (Placer County): Work is in winter suspension on a $35 million project in Tahoe City to build a new Truckee River bridge east of the Caltrans Maintenance Yard with roundabouts on either end of the realignment, replace the existing Truckee River (Fanny) Bridge, construct a roundabout at the “Wye” intersection and make complete street enhancements to the portion of State Route 89/West Lake Boulevard. Work will resume in spring 2018. For more information, visit: www.fannybridge.org
 
SHORT-TERM PROJECTS
 
State Route 49 (El Dorado County) from Gold Hill Road to Lilyama Road: Motorists can expect one-way traffic control at various locations from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday for tree trimming work.
 
State Route 49 (El Dorado County) from Saint Florian Court to the North Fork American River Bridge: Motorists can expect one-way traffic control around the clock into January for retaining wall work.

U.S. Highway 50 (El Dorado County) just west of El Dorado Hill Boulevard/Latrobe Road: Eastbound motorists can expect the #2, 3 and 4 lanes closed from 9 p.m. Sunday to 6 a.m. Monday and all eastbound lanes closed from 12:01 a.m. to 4 a.m.  Monday through Thursday for electronic message board replacement work.

U.S. Highway 50 (El Dorado County) at Placerville Drive/Forni Road: Westbound motorists can expect the #1 off-ramp lane closed from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. Monday through Friday for curb, gutter and sidewalk work.

U.S. Highway 50 (El Dorado County) from Center Street to Bedford Avenue in Placerville: Eastbound motorists can expect the #2 lane closed from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday for utility work.

U.S. Highway 50 (El Dorado County) about two miles east of Fresh Pond: Westbound motorists can the #2 lane closed behind k-rail for drilling work.

U.S. Highway 50 (El Dorado County) from Slippery Ford Road to Mt. Ralston Road: Motorists can expect one-way traffic control from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday for tree removal work.

U.S. Highway 50 (El Dorado County) at Tulare Avenue: Westbound motorists can expect the #2 lane closed from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday for utility work.

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The Caltrans District Traffic Management Branch has reviewed each project and determined that individual project delays are expected to be less than the statewide policy maximum of 30 minutes, unless noted otherwise above. Lanes are numbered from the center divide (#1) to the shoulder (#2, 3, 4, etc.).
 
Unexpected schedule changes may occur. For current information on roadwork, delays, road conditions and emergency closures, call the voice-activated Caltrans Highway Information Network (CHIN) at 1-800-427-7623 (ROAD) or visit Caltrans’ “QuickMap” website at: http://quickmap.dot.ca.gov/