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Lake Tahoe Basin roadwork schedule for Sept. 8-14

Caltrans has announced its roadwork schedule for Sept. 8-14.

LONG-TERM PROJECTS

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 the Placer/El Dorado County line to Ward Creek around the clock from 7 a.m. Monday to noon Friday. Contractors are scheduled to do tree work, gas line relocations 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 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Wednesday, 2 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday and midnight to 11 a.m. 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 and bicycle mobility, improve safety and provide water-quality improvements.

U.S. 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 around the clock from midnight Monday until 11 a.m. Friday. A contractor is scheduled to do miscellaneous 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 11:30 p.m. Sunday until noon Friday. A contractor is scheduled to do 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 9 p.m. to 11 a.m. Sunday through Friday, and alternating daytime lane and shoulder closures from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 5 a.m. to 11 a.m. Friday. A contractor is scheduled to do drainage work.

SHORT-TERM PROJECTS

U.S. Highway 50

Eastbound and westbound motorists can expect alternating lane closures from Tahoe Keys Boulevard to Tulare Avenue/Al Tahoe Boulevard from 5 p.m. to 11 a.m. Monday through Friday. A contractor is scheduled to do bridge work.

State Route 89

Motorists can expect one-way traffic control at various locations from Silver Tip Drive to the Placer County line in Tahoma from 8 a.m.to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday. A Caltrans crew is scheduled to do maintenance work.

Motorists can expect one-way traffic control from Gull Avenue to Park Lane in Brockway from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday. A contractor is scheduled to do utility work.


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Tahoe Daily Tribune Updated Sep 9, 2013 11:50AM Published Sep 9, 2013 10:25AM Copyright 2013 Tahoe Daily Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.