U.S. Highway 50 Y to Trout Creek



CONSTRUCTION SCHEDULE SEPTEMBER 11, 2017 THROUGH END OF OCTOBER 2017 (Weather Permitting) 

U.S. Highway 50 in South Lake Tahoe near the "Y" to Winnemucca Avenue:
  • Lane closures will be in effect Monday through Friday. 
  • No detours will be in place. Expect heavy traffic and delays.

Project Schedule 
  • Full Project: Spring 2017 – Winter 2019
  • 2017 Construction Season Schedule:
    • Start: May 2017
    • End: October 2017
3 Phases 
  • 2017 Construction: From the 50/89 Y to Winnemucca Avenue 
  • 2018 Construction: Winnemucca Avenue to Sierra Boulevard 
  • 2019 Construction: Sierra Blvd to Trout Creek Bridge 
Project Benefits 
  • Water Quality - Protect and improve Lake Tahoe clarity
    • Collect and treat stormwater runoff
    • Drainage inlets with sand traps and new piping
    • Delaware sand filter
    • Infiltration basins
    • Concrete curb and gutter
    • Underground infiltration piping
  • Compliance with Caltrans cross slope standards & ADA guidelines, including:
    • Widen the roadway for bus pullouts
    • Provide 6-foot shoulders for bike lanes
    • Replace traffic signals
    • Replace curb, gutter and sidewalks
    • Signal and left turn lane improvements at Sierra Boulevard
Learn more about the project

Before Roadwork:

   


TAHOE TODAY 8-15-2017 Live from the Y to Trout Creek Project
 
  

Steve Nelson Interview on Tahoe Tonight