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Lake Tahoe Basin roadwork schedule for Sept. 1-7

Caltrans has announced its roadwork schedule for the Lake Tahoe Basin for Sept. 1-7. Due to the Labor Day holiday, lane closures are restricted until 8 p.m. Tuesday.

LONG-TERM PROJECTS

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. 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 midnight to 11 a.m. Wednesday through Friday. A contractor is scheduled to do landscaping work.

Work continues on a $7.3 project from just west of Ski Run Boulevard to Wildwood Avenue adding curbs, gutters, sidewalks, 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 around the clock from 10 p.m. Tuesday until 10 a.m. Friday. A contractor is scheduled to do grinding and paving 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, sidewalks and new drainage systems and repaving the highway. Completion is expected by 2014.

Eastbound and westbound motorists can expect alternating nighttime lane and shoulder closures from Airport North Road to the “Y” from 8 p.m. to 11 a.m. Tuesday through Friday, and alternating daytime lane and shoulder closures from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday. A contractor is scheduled to do drainage work and erosion control construction.

State Route 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 McKinney Creek to Timberland Drive around the clock from 7 a.m. Wednesday to 10 a.m. Friday. Contractors are scheduled to do gas line relocation work 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 Rampart Drive from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday, 2 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday and midnight to 11 a.m. Friday. A contractor is scheduled to do drainage work.

State Route 28

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 and bicycle mobility, improve safety and provide water-quality improvements.

SHORT-TERM PROJECTS

Highway 50

Motorists can expect one-way traffic control from Chiapa Drive to Cirugu Street in Meyers from 4 p.m. to 11 a.m. Tuesday through Friday. A contractor is scheduled to do bridge work.

Eastbound and westbound motorists can expect alternating lane closures from Tahoe Keys Boulevard to Tulare Avenue/Al Tahoe Boulevard from 4 p.m. to 11 a.m. Tuesday through Friday. A contractor is scheduled to do bridge work.


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Tahoe Daily Tribune Updated Sep 6, 2013 10:47AM Published Sep 5, 2013 11:41AM Copyright 2013 Tahoe Daily Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.