Lake Tahoe Basin and El Dorado County Roadwork Schedule Sunday, November 29, 2020 - Saturday, December 5, 2020

Date:  November 30, 2020 #20-334
District:  District 3 - Marysville tahoeroads.com
Contact: Steve Nelson
Phone: (530) 741-4566; (530) 701-9459

 

LONG-TERM PROJECTS

U.S. Highway 50 (El Dorado County): Work continues on a $55.4 million safety project in the Camino area to replace the existing concrete median barrier and fill in the gaps in the barrier, build an undercrossing, a wildlife crossing, make local road improvements and replace culverts. The project is expected to be completed in late 2022. No traffic-interfering work is scheduled on the highway. Westbound Carson Road is closed between Carson Court and Sierra Blanca Road for bridge work. Motorists are being detoured onto westbound Highway 50.

U.S. Highway 50 (El Dorado County): Work continues on an $11.5 million project to replace the U.S. Highway 50 Sawmill (Ridgeway Drive) Undercrossing in Pollock Pines to address the aging bridge deck, improve sight distance, bring the bridge railings up to current design standards and make improvements to Ridgeway Drive, including curb, gutter and sidewalk work. The project also includes adding overhead lights to the Sly Park Road on- and off-ramps. Completion is expected by June 2021. Highway 50 is reduced to one lane in each direction through the construction zone.

Nov. 24-25

Ridgeway Drive (El Dorado County): Motorists can expect one-way traffic control through the undercrossing from 6:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday and 6:30 a.m. to noon Wednesday for paving work.

U.S. Highway 50 (El Dorado County): Work continues on a $19 million project to stabilize the westbound section of the highway in Fresh Pond by building a 428-foot-long retaining wall, concrete barrier and repaving the highway. This location on US 50 has a history of surface cracking and sinking. Completion is expected by spring 2022. Highway 50 is reduced to one lane in each direction through the construction zone.

Nov. 24-25

U.S. Highway 50 (El Dorado County): Eastbound and westbound motorists can expect alternating lane closures within in the project limits from 9 p.m. Tuesday to 7 a.m. Wednesday for striping work.

SHORT-TERM PROJECTS

State Route 28 (Placer County) from the junction with State Route 89 to Sierra Terrace Road in Tahoe City: Motorists can expect one-way traffic control and shoulder closures from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday for utility work.

State Route 49 (El Dorado County) at Oak Dell Road: Motorists can expect one-way traffic control from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday for utility work. 

State Route 49 (El Dorado County) at Barry Lane: Motorists can expect one-way traffic control from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday for tree work. 

State Route 49 (El Dorado County) from Riverwood Drive to Cold Springs Road: Motorists can expect one-way traffic control at various locations from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Wednesday for tree work. 

State Route 267 (Nevada County) from Schaffer Mill Road/Truckee Airport Road to Glenshire Drive: Motorists can expect one-way traffic control and shoulder closures from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday for pavement work.

State Route 267 (Placer County) from the Martis Creek culvert to Northstar Drive: Motorists can expect one-way traffic control and shoulder closures from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday for miscellaneous 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 QuickMap