Lake Tahoe Basin and El Dorado County Roadwork Schedule Monday, July 26, 2020 - Saturday, August 1, 2020

Date:  July 24, 2020 #20-196
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 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 local road improvements to Ridgeway Drive. 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.

U.S. Highway 50 (El Dorado County): Work has been postponed until late summer on a $14.1 million project to replace the Echo Summit Sidehill Viaduct, located 7 miles west of South Lake Tahoe. This project is replacing the current bridge, built in 1939, with a new structure to meet current design and safety standards. Completion is expected by this fall. For more information, visit way2tahoe.com 

State Route 193 (El Dorado County): Work is complete on a $6.1 million project to build retaining walls at two locations and to install metal beam guardrail between Shoo Fly Road and Chili Bar.

State Route 193 (El Dorado County): Work is set to start on a $3.1 million project to perform pavement repairs and an asphalt overlay on a 5.5-mile section of State Route 193 between Garden Valley Road and the South Fork American River (Chili Bar). Completion is expected in September.

July 27-31

State Route 193 (El Dorado County) between Garden Valley Road and the South Fork American River (Chili Bar): Motorists can expect one-way traffic control at various locations from 6 a.m. and 7 p.m. Monday through Friday for pavement repair work. 

 

SHORT-TERM PROJECTS

State Route 49 (El Dorado County) from Crystal Boulevard/Monitor Road to Post Road: Motorists can expect one-way traffic control from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday for tree work.

State Route 49 (El Dorado County) from Westwood Mobile Home Park to Missouri Flat Road: Motorists can expect one-way traffic control from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday for utility work. 

State Route 49 (El Dorado County) from Bradley Drive to Fowler Lane: Motorists can expect one-way traffic control from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday for miscellaneous highway construction work.  

State Route 49 (El Dorado/Placer County) at the North Fork American River Bridge: Motorists can expect one-way traffic control from 7 p.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday for bridge joint replacement work.

U.S. Highway 50 (El Dorado County) at Cambridge Road: Westbound motorists can expect one lane of the off-ramp closed from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday for tree work.

U.S. Highway 50 (El Dorado County) from the South Fork American River Bridge to Wildwood Way in Silver Fork: Motorists can expect one-way traffic control at various locations from 6:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday for drainage work.

State Route 89 (El Dorado/Placer County) from the Placer County Line to Glenridge Drive: Motorists and bicyclists can expect shoulder closures form 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday for utility work.

State Route 153 (El Dorado County) from Cold Springs Road to the Junction with State Route 49 in Coloma: Motorists can expect one-way traffic control from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday for utility work.

State Route 193 (El Dorado County) from Penobscot Road to Sliger Mine Road: Motorists can expect one-way traffic control from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday for tree 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