ECHO SUMMIT SIDEHILL VIADUCT PROJECT
- REBUILDING TO IMPROVE SAFETY -
Traffic Controls Announcements
One-way traffic control weekdays at night from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m.
Beginning Monday, August 12, there will be continuous one-way traffic control throughout the week for excavation work.
Alternate Routes Around Construction
Take Highway 16 east, to Highway 49 south, to Highway 88 east, to Highway 89 north back to Highway 50 in Meyers; or continue on Highway 50 east through Sacramento to Highway 49 south in Placerville. This alternate route goes through California’s historic Gold Country–past panoramic vineyards, rugged river canyons, gold mines, museums and flower farms. It’s a beautiful way to Tahoe!
Eastbound travelers on Hwy. 50 will be directed off Missouri Flat Road in Placerville to Route Route 49 S, then onto Route 88 E to Route 89 into South Lake Tahoe.
From Reno/Carson City
Take NV-88 S to CA-88 W then onto CA-49 N to US Hwy. 50 into Placerville. Or take CA-49 N to CA-16 W to Hwy. 50 W towards El Dorado Hills/Folsom.
From South Lake Tahoe
Take State Route 89 to State Route 88 W then take CA-49 N to US Hwy. 50 into Placerville or take CA-49 N to CA-16 W to Hwy. 50 W towards El Dorado Hills/Folsom.
From SF & the East Bay
Take Route 88 Eastbount in Stockton to Route 88 S, then on to 89 N into South Lake Tahoe.
Real-time Traffic Info
Environmental Document Completed – December 2016
Right of Way Acquisition Completed – Spring 2018
Design Completed – Spring 2018
Advertise – Summer 2018
Begin Construction – Spring 2019
Expected Completion – December 2020
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