SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, CA, July 13, 2021 – The City of South Lake Tahoe will begin a Measure S priority road rehabilitation project on July 14 on Lake Tahoe Boulevard. Construction will begin on Pioneer Trail and Spruce Avenue on July 26. The work, which is scheduled through the end of August, will rehabilitate the pavement surface on each of the roadways, while also replacing any aging drainage culverts that could affect the new roadway surface.
Roadways Impacted and Timing:
Lake Tahoe Boulevard, from Viking Way to the Y Intersection, July 14-mid-August
Pioneer Trail, from the City/County Line to Blackwood Road, July 26-end of August
Spruce Avenue, entire length, July 26-end of August
The $2.78M project is funded predominately from Measure S revenue. Southwest Gas has also contributed $244,605 toward the project. Measure S is a general sales tax measure approved by the South Lake Tahoe voters during the November 3, 2020 election. This one-cent sales tax took effect on April 1, 2021, increasing South Lake Tahoe's sales tax rate from 7.75 percent to 8.75 percent. To learn more about Measure S and priority projects, visit http://ow.ly/fEjz50Fve9f.
Adjacent properties have been notified. Expect delays in the area and heed all construction signs and barriers.
Photo: Lake Tahoe Boulevard at Highway US 50