Lake Tahoe Basin and El Dorado County Roadwork Schedule

The City of South Lake Tahoe and Caltrans District 3 work closely together to keep the community informed on roadway construction projects within the City of South Lake Tahoe.

2018 Highway 50 Improvement Informational Flyer (PDF)

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U.S. Highway 50 (El Dorado County): Work is resuming on a $57 million project from the “Y” intersection at State Route 89 to the Trout Creek Bridge in South Lake Tahoe. This project is building new drainage systems to collect and treat stormwater runoff, rebuilding curbs, gutters and sidewalks, widening the highway to allow for bike lanes and resurfacing the roadway. Completion is expected in fall 2019.

U.S. Highway 50 (El Dorado County) from Winnemucca Avenue to Silver Dollar Avenue: Eastbound motorists can expect the #2 lane closed from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. Friday for curb, gutter and sidewalk work.

Unexpected schedule changes may occur. For current information on roadwork, delays, road conditions and emergency closures, call the voice-activated Caltrans Highway Information Network (CHIN) at 1-800-427-7623 (ROAD) or visit Caltrans’ “QuickMap” website