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Lake Tahoe Basin roadwork schedule for Aug. 18-24

Caltrans has announced its roadwork schedule for Aug. 18-24.

LONG-TERM PROJECTS

Highway 89

Work continues on a $41 million project from Tahoma to Tahoe City on Lake Tahoe’s West Shore that will relocate and replace gas lines, upgrade storm water drainage and treatment systems, add curbs and gutters, resurface and realign the road and widen shoulders. Sections of the bike trail will also be revamped. Completion is expected in 2016.

Motorists can expect one-way traffic control at various locations from the El Dorado County line in Tahoma to Ward Creek around the clock from 6 a.m. Monday to 10 a.m. Friday. Contractors are scheduled to do gas line relocation work, tree removal and sand vault installations.

Work continues on a $1.2 million project from the junction of State Route 28 in Tahoe City to a half-mile north of Alpine Meadows Road. The work involves installing new drainage inlets and pipe and raising the highway centerline profile to improve drainage.

Motorists can expect one-way traffic control at various locations from Fairway Drive to Alpine Meadows Road from 10 p.m. to 10 a.m. Sunday through Friday. A contractor is scheduled to do drainage work.

Work continues on Placer County’s $31 million Kings Beach Commercial Core Improvement Project from State Route 267 to Chipmunk Street. The project will install curbs, sidewalks, roundabouts and drainage systems to enhance pedestrian/bicycle mobility, improve safety and provide water-quality improvements.

Highway 50

Work continues on completing a $43 million water-quality and roadway improvement project from the Trout Creek Bridge to Ski Run Boulevard. Landscaping, striping and electrical work is scheduled for summer 2013. Completion is expected in early fall.

Eastbound and westbound motorists can expect alternating No. 2 lane and shoulder closures from Trout Creek to Ski Run Boulevard from 8 p.m. to 11 a.m. Monday through Thursday and 8 p.m. Thursday to 9 a.m. Friday. A contractor is scheduled to do drainage work.

Work continues on a $7.3 project from just west of Ski Run Boulevard to Wildwood Avenue adding curbs, gutters and new drainage systems and repaving the highway. Completion is expected by 2014.

Eastbound and westbound motorists can expect alternating lane and shoulder closures from Fairway Avenue to Wildwood Avenue from 10:30 p.m. to 10 a.m. Sunday through Thursday and 10:30 p.m. Thursday to 9 a.m. Friday. A contractor is scheduled to do drainage work.

Work continues on a $12.1 million project from the “Y” intersection of Highways 50 and 89 to the South Lake Tahoe Airport adding curbs, gutters and new drainage systems and repaving the highway. Completion is expected by 2014.

Eastbound and westbound motorists can expect alternating lane and shoulder closures from Airport North Road to the “Y” from 7 p.m. to 11 a.m. Monday through Thursday and 8 p.m. Thursday to 10 a.m. Friday. A contractor is scheduled to do drainage work.

SHORT-TERM PROJECTS

Highway 50

Motorists can expect one-way traffic control from Camp Sacramento to Sierra Pines Road from 8 p.m. to 8 a.m. Monday through Saturday. A contractor is scheduled to do pavement work.

Highway 89

Motorists can expect one-way traffic control from Meeks Bay Resort to Sugar Pine State Park from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday. A Caltrans crew is scheduled to do maintenance work.

Highway 28

Motorists can expect one-way-traffic control from Onyx Street to Sahara Drive in Carnelian Bay from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday. A contractor is expected to do utility work.


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Tahoe Daily Tribune Updated Aug 19, 2013 09:52AM Published Aug 20, 2013 08:42PM Copyright 2013 Tahoe Daily Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.