by Placerville Newswire / Sep 17, 2018 / comments

[Carla Hass]

Please note the new date of closure is now Wednesday, Sept. 26th, not Monday, Sept. 24th.

(PLACERVILLE, CA)— El Dorado County Department of Transportation today announced the full closure of Happy Valley Road beginning Monday, September 24, 2018 through October 29, 2018, weather permitting.

Changeable message signs have been placed in the vicinity to provide notice of the length of closure.  Changeable message signs are located at the following locations:

1.      On Mt. Aukum Road approx. 150 feet northeast of the intersection of Bucks Bar Road and Mt. Aukum Road

2.      On Mt. Aukum Road approx. 2000 feet north east of Happy Valley Road

3.      On Mt. Aukum Road approx. 1800 feet north of Happy Valley Cutoff Road

The closure is located one mile from the intersection of Mt. Aukum Road and Happy Valley Road.  Residents on the west side of the closure will access their homes from Mt. Aukum Road to Happy Valley Road.  Residents on the east side of the closure will access their homes following the detour of Mt. Aukum Road to Happy Valley Cutoff Road.

Repairs include construction of micropiles and a concrete grade beam retaining wall, removal of existing steel culvert, construction of new drainage inlet and reinforced concrete pipe culvert, and reconstruction of the roadway structural section.

Department of Transportation understands the inconvenience that motorists face while this closure is in place and sincerely appreciates your patience with this matter.

For questions regarding this construction, please contact the County's Tahoe Engineering main line at (530) 573-7900.