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September 13, 2013
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Lake Tahoe Basin roadwork schedule for Sept. 15-21

Caltrans has announced its roadwork schedule for the Lake Tahoe Basin for Sept. 15-21.

LONG-TERM PROJECTS

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 from 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 midnight Monday 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 lane and shoulder closures from Airport North Road to the “Y” from 7 p.m. to 11 a.m. Sunday through Friday. A contractor is scheduled to do drainage work.

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 Chambers Lodge 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 drainage work.

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. Monday through Wednesday and midnight to 2 p.m. Thursday. 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.

Eastbound and westbound motorists can expect the No. 2 lane to be closed from National Avenue to Chipmunk Street from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 8 a.m. until noon Friday.

SHORT-TERM PROJECTS

U.S. Highway 50

Motorists can expect one-way traffic control from Upper Truckee River Road to Cirugu Street in Meyers overnight from 4 p.m. to 1 p.m. Monday through Thursday and from 4 p.m. Thursday until noon Friday. A contractor is scheduled to do bridge work.

State Route 89

Motorists can expect one-way traffic control at various locations from Squaw Valley Road to West River Street in Truckee from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Monday.

Motorists can expect one-way traffic control from the Placer County line in Tahoma to General Creek State Park from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday. A Caltrans crew is scheduled to do miscellaneous work.

State Route 267

Motorists can expect one-way traffic control from Brockway Summit to Commonwealth/Kingswood Drive in Kings Beach from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday. A contractor is scheduled to do paving.


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Tahoe Daily Tribune Updated Sep 16, 2013 09:32AM Published Sep 16, 2013 09:38AM Copyright 2013 Tahoe Daily Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.