El Dorado US Highway 50 Sand Traps

Project Facts


In El Dorado County on U.S. Highway 50, from Bridal Veil Falls Road to Strawberry Lodge Drive, install sand traps and maintenance vehicle pullouts.

Project Benefits

This project will install sand traps at multiple locations to collect traction sand and prevent it from entering the American River. The addition of maintenance vehicle pullouts will allow for servicing the sand traps safely off the highway.

Funding Breakdown

Local: $0
State: $0
Federal: $6,547,000
Estimated Total Project Cost: $6,547,000

Project Schedule

Environmental Document Completed: 12/29/2016
Right of Way Acquisition Completed: 09/20/2017
Design Completed: 10/01/2017
Advertise: 12/01/2017
Begin Construction: 04/01/2018
Expected Completion: 10/01/2019

Project Contact

Clark Peri
Project Manager
Phone: (916) 825-8168

Steve Nelson
Public Information Officer
Phone: (530) 741-4566


ERl Dorado 50 sand Traps Map (PDF) 


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