Amador Sand House Rehabilitation
The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) proposes to rehabilitate sand houses (storage structures for sand and salt used by maintenance crews on winter roadways) at three locations on State Route 88 in Amador County. Project work would rehabilitate the deteriorated walls, supporting structures, and roofing for the following sand houses:
- Mud Springs Sand House at post mile 46.5
- Peddler Hill Sand House at post mile 54.0
- Milt’s Place Sand House at post mile 60.1
Purpose: The purpose of this project is to rehabilitate sand house structures to improve the service life of the buildings and provide secured storage structures.
Need: The project is needed to restore the integrity of the sand house structures and to meet current building code standards.
Estimated Funding Breakdown
State: 100 Percent
Construction Cost: $1,891,000
There is no funding from other agencies.
Proposed Project Schedule
Final environmental document to be completed: 12/2021
Right-of-way acquisition to be completed: 12/2021
Design to be completed: 01/2022
Construction to begin: 07/2022
Construction to be completed: 10/2023
Project Contact Information
Project Manager: Udaya (Sam) Shankar
Senior Environmental Planner: Scott Guidi
Public Information Officer: Warren Alford
Public Information Office: District 10
Phone: (209) 948-7543