Temporary Closure Saturday 11-16-19 on SR 49 in Diamond Springs area

by Placerville Newswire / Nov 13, 2019 / comments

[Carla B. Hass]

(PLACERVILLE, CA) – El Dorado County's Department of Transportation will perform road work requiring a 30-minute road closure on State Route 49 between Lime Kiln Road and Pleasant Valley Road in the Diamond Springs area, occurring sometime between 8:00 am and 12:00 pm on Saturday, November 16, 2019 as part of the Diamond Springs Parkway Phase 1A construction project.

During the closure period, motorists should expect a full closure of State Route 49 north of Pleasant Valley Road and south of Lime Kiln Road for approximately 30 minutes.  The businesses located at the corner of Pleasant Valley Road and State Route 49 will remain open and accessible from Pleasant Valley Road.  Through-traffic along Pleasant Valley Road and State Route 49 west of Fowler Lane will not be affected and will remain open during this period.

Due to the nature of the work involved, the specific time of the closure has not been determined.  To minimize delays, motorists are advised to use alternate routes such as Lime Kiln Road and China Garden Road between 8:00 am and 12:00 pm. 

The County sincerely appreciates the cooperation and patience of motorists that use this roadway and we apologize for any inconvenience as a result of this closure.

For questions regarding this construction, please contact the County's Transportation main line at (530) 621-5900 (select Option 3 for Engineering).