El Dorado/Tahoe Schedule

Sunday through Saturday
June 18 - June 24, 2017

EMERGENCY PROJECTS

U.S. Highway 50 (El Dorado County): The highway is reduced to one lane in each direction at Bridal Veil Falls for slope repair work.

U.S. Highway 50 (El Dorado County) at Alder Creek Road: Motorists can expect intermittent one-way traffic control from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 6 a.m. to noon Friday for mudslide removal work.

State Route 89 (El Dorado County) from Bliss Memorial State Park to 4 Ring Road: Motorists can expect one-way traffic control at various locations from 6:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday for dead tree removal work.

State Route 193 (El Dorado County): Motorists can expect signalized one-way traffic control about 1 mile north of the junction with State Route 49 in Placerville around the clock for slope repair work.

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, widen the bridge to allow for 8-foot shoulders and sidewalks, and also make roadway improvements to State Route 49 on either side of the bridge. Completion is expected in fall 2018.

June 19-24

State Route 49 (El Dorado County) at the South Fork American River Bridge: Motorists can expect one-way traffic control from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday for water line relocation and bridge work.

U.S. Highway 50 (El Dorado County): Work continues 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. Completion is expected in fall 2019.

June 19-23

U.S. Highway 50 (El Dorado County) from Dunlap Drive to Tahoe Keys Boulevard: Westbound motorists can expect the #2 lane closed around the clock from midnight Monday to 8 a.m. Friday for curb, gutter and sidewalk work, and drainage work. The two-way left turn lane will be used as a travel lane during daytime work and left turns will be restricted.

State Route 89 (Placer County): Work continues on a $70.1 million project from Tahoma to just north of Granlibakken Road in Tahoe City that is upgrading storm water drainage and treatment systems, adding curb and gutter, resurfacing and realigning the road, adding new left-turn pockets and widening shoulders on an 8.5-mile stretch of the highway. Completion is expected by the end of July.

June 19-23

State Route 89 (Placer County) from Ward Creek to Spruce Avenue: Motorists can expect one-way traffic control from 10 p.m. Sunday to 10 a.m. Monday and 7 p.m. to 10 a.m. Monday through Friday for utility work. Motorists also can expect one-way traffic control from Fawn Street to Trout Street from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday for drainage work.

State Route 89 (Placer County): Work continues 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 that will become a local road after project completion, which is expected in 2018. For more information on this project, visit: www.fannybridge.org

June 19-23

State Route 89 (Placer County) from the Tahoe City Transit Center to the Caltrans Maintenance Yard: Motorists should expect shoulder closures from 10 p.m. Sunday to 8 a.m. Monday and from 8 p.m. to 8 a.m. Monday through Friday for utility work. Motorists also should expect one-way traffic control from 8 p.m. to 8 a.m. Tuesday through Friday for k-rail installation.  

SHORT-TERM PROJECTS

State Route 49 (El Dorado County) from Spring Street to Coloma Street in Placerville: Motorists can expect one-way traffic control from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. Tuesday and Wednesday and from 9 a.m. to noon Wednesday for utility work.

U.S. Highway 50 (El Dorado County) from Upper Truckee Road to Cingu Street in Meyers: Motorists can expect one-way traffic control from 7 p.m. to 9 a.m. Monday through Friday for bridge work.

U.S. Highway 50 (El Dorado County) from Ski Run Boulevard to Fairway Avenue in South Lake Tahoe: Westbound motorists can expect the #2 lane closed from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 7 a.m. to noon Friday for traffic signal work.

State Route 89 (El Dorado County) at the Sidehill Viaduct at Emerald Bay: Motorists can expect one-way traffic control from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 8 p.m. Thursday to 8 a.m. Friday for bridge deck work.

State Route 89 (Placer/Nevada County) from Squaw Valley Road to Donner Pass Road in Truckee: Motorists can expect one-way traffic control at various locations from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. Monday through Friday for pavement repairs.

State Route 267 (Placer County) from Brockway Summit to the junction with State Route 28 in Kings Beach: Motorists can expect one-way traffic control at various locations from 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday for crack sealing.

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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 800-427-7623 (ROAD) or visit the Caltrans website at: www.dot.ca.gov

For the latest chain control information in the Northern Sierra, visit the Caltrans District 3 North Region Winter Operations website located at: www.dot.ca.gov/dist3/departments/mtce/controlmp.htm