Caltrans Press Release 19-023

Release Date: 1/22/2019
District: 3
Contact: Steve Nelson
Phone: (530) 741-4566

Emergency Repair Work on Highway 49 in El Dorado County

Culvert Replacement Will Require One-Way Traffic Control

EL DORADO COUNTY — Caltrans is advising motorists of one-way reversing traffic control on a section of State Highway 49 in El Dorado County over the next two weeks due to emergency repair work.

Caltrans and contractor Doug Veerkamp Engineering are replacing culvert underneath Highway 49 near Riverwood Drive, about three miles south of Coloma. Work will take place weekdays from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Motorists should expect delays of up to 20 minutes

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