(PLACERVILLE, CA) – The County of El Dorado, Department of Transportation (County) intends to adopt the Initial Study/Mitigated Negative Declaration/Initial Environmental Checklist for the Pioneer Trail/ U.S. 50 Intersection Safety Improvement Project (Project). The County is proposing to remove the traffic signals at the U.S. Highway 50/Pioneer Trail intersection and replace the intersection with a three-leg modern roundabout, which includes, but is not limited to: standard roundabout geometric features such as shared-use paths, crosswalks, splitter islands, truck apron with central island, and landscape buffer between the circulatory roadway and shared-use path.
The review period for the Initial Study/Mitigated Negative Declaration/Initial Environmental Checklist begins on August 2, 2021 and ends on September 2, 2021. The Initial Study/Mitigated Negative Declaration/Initial Environmental Checklist may be reviewed at the El Dorado County, Department of Transportation offices at 924 B Emerald Bay Road, South Lake Tahoe, California. The document is also available on the Transportation website at the following location:
Comments during the review period regarding the Mitigated Negative Declaration should be directed to:
Donaldo Palaroan, P.E., Senior Civil Engineer
El Dorado County, Department of Transportation
924 B Emerald Bay Road
South Lake Tahoe, California 96150
Comments may also be submitted electronically via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Failure to comment in writing will not preclude your right to comment at any public hearing for the proposed project. The Board of Supervisors (Board) is anticipated to consider the Mitigated Negative Declaration in November 2021. The Board's agenda may be downloaded from the County website at https://eldorado.legistar.com/Calendar.aspx prior to the meeting.
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