Travel delays start Monday in Stateline for events center construction
STATELINE, Nev. — Travel delays are expected starting next week in Stateline due to construction on the Tahoe South Events Center, officials announced Friday.
Construction is beginning Monday, Sept. 26, on the sewer improvement project which includes overhead utility lines, constructing new sidewalks, and upgrades to existing sewer lines along U.S. Highway 50 in the casino corridor. The project is expected to last through Oct. 15 when the digging season ends at Lake Tahoe.
Motorists should use alternate routes during work hours, 5 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Signs will be posted displaying suggested alternate routes.
Left hand turns are prohibited during construction hours. Vehicles traveling west through the casino core will not be allowed to turn left into the Laub Building/Harrah’s parking lots and vehicles traveling eastbound will not be allowed to turn left into Harveys’ entrance.
Motorists should expect eastbound U.S. 50 lanes, No. 1 and 2, and the center turn lane to be closed, Monday thru Thursday from 5 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. through Oct. 13.
Traffic will be redirected east via the No. 1 westbound lane through the casino core. Traffic control will begin in California (near Lake Tahoe Resort Hotel) and extend to Friday Station. Access to the Laub Building and the Harrah’s entrance on U.S. 50 will be closed intermittently. Business access to be provided via the Bally’s alleyway or Lake Parkway. No left hand turns in the construction zone will be allowed.
Oct. 3 – Oct. 15: Expect partial closure of the northeast bound U.S. 50 lane closest to the curb (No. 2 lane) and full closure of the southwest bound U.S. 50 lane closest to the curb (No. 2 lane), Monday thru Thursday from 5 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Eastbound traffic control will begin at Bally’s alleyway and extend to Friday Station. Westbound traffic control will begin at Hard Rock and extend to the Harveys’ entry.
Oct. 3 – Oct. 15: Expect full closure of the eastbound lane on Lake Parkway between the US 50/Lake Parkway intersection and the Bally’s driveway on Lake Parkway.
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