TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF BARBARA AVE FOR ROAD WORK ON SIERRA BLVD (SOUTH SHORE) TO BEGIN APRIL 27, 2020
(PLACERVILLE, CA)—El Dorado County's Department of Transportation today announced that its contractor will require a temporary closure of Barbara Avenue, from Lodi Avenue to Sierra Boulevard, beginning Monday April 27th, 2020 and continuing through Thursday, October 15th, 2020 as it begins work on the South Tahoe Greenway Shared Use Trail Phase 1B and 2 Project.
Barbara Avenue in the South Shore of Lake Tahoe, between Lodi Avenue and Sierra Boulevard, will be closed to thru traffic for construction. The closure is necessary to ensure motorist and worker safety while the County's contractor utilizes Barbara Avenue for construction staging and material storage.
A section of Barbara Ave, between Sierra Blvd and Martin Ave, may also be impacted as a result of the construction activity and subject to daily closures. Advanced warning and/or detour signs along with message boards will be installed by the contractor to inform the public.
Access for local residents and visitors, as well as emergency personnel and law enforcement to streets on either side of the closure will be via Fountain Avenue and Sierra Boulevard. Appropriate signage will be installed to notify of the temporary closure. Motorists are also advised to allow extra time when traveling through the area in order to arrive at their destinations on time.
The County sincerely appreciates the cooperation and patience of motorists that use these roadways and we apologize for any inconvenience as a result of this road closure.
For questions regarding this construction, please contact the County's Tahoe Engineering main line at (530) 573-7900.
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