El Dorado US Highway 50 Sand Traps
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.
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 BreakdownLocal: $0
Estimated Total Project Cost: $6,547,000
Environmental Document Completed: 12/29/2016
Right of Way Acquisition Completed: 09/20/2017
Design Completed: 10/01/2017
Begin Construction: 04/01/2018
Expected Completion: 10/01/2019
Phone: (916) 825-8168
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Phone: (530) 741-4566
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