South Shore road report |

South Shore road report

Caltrans projects:

State Route 89 — Work continues on a $20 million water-quality project from 0.1 mile north of the Eagle Falls Sidehill Viaduct No. 5 to Meeks Creek Bridge in Meeks Bay. This project will add new drainage features, curb and gutter, and resurface a nearly 7-mile stretch of the highway. Completion is expected in fall 2015.

U.S. Highway 50 — This is a $12.1 million water-quality and roadway improvement project from the “Y” intersection of Highways 50 and 89 to the South Lake Tahoe Airport adding curbs, gutters, sidewalks, new drainage systems and repaving the highway. Completion is expected in fall 2014. This project is scheduled to resume May 5.

U.S. Highway 50 near South Lake Tahoe — Work is set to begin on a $15.3 million water-quality project from Johnson Pass Road to Incline Road in Meyers to install new drainage systems, widen shoulders, add bike lanes and restore a section of the exiting bike path.

NDOT Projects:

Kingsbury Grade (SR207) — is closed to through traffic at the summit just east of Tramway. Road work is 24/7 until May 23. Cars traveling from Lake Tahoe to Carson Valley and vice versa will need to use US 50 as a detour. Public transportation and all Lake Tahoe and Carson Valley business shuttles will have access of the summit to and from the Lake and Carson Valley. For more information visit or call 1-844-888-7623.

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