TWO-DAY ROAD CLOSURES AND DETOURS ON CARSON ROAD START TODAY

by Placerville Newswire / Aug 30, 2017 / comments

[Carla Hass]

(PLACERVILLE, CA) – El Dorado County’s Department of Transportation will be performing road work with full daily road closures and detours on Carson Road from just West of Jacquier Road to just East of Boege Winery beginning on Wednesday, August 30th, 2017 06:30AM - 6:00 PM Repairs are scheduled to continue through August 31st, 2017.

“During this work period, access for local residents, visitors, emergency personnel and law enforcement will be available via Jacquier Road as an alternate route,” said El Dorado County Director of Transportation, Rafael Martinez.

Emergency personnel, schools, and local law enforcement have been notified. Detour information has been posted approximately one week in advance of the daily closure, and will be clearly posted and in effect for the duration of the closure.

“These daily closures are necessary to ensure motorist and worker safety while the County’s maintenance crew’s perform work on the roadway,” Martinez added.

The repairs consist of the installation of a new 24” drainage culvert and paving, this project replaces a failed drainage culvert and section of the roadway east of the Boeger Winery that was damaged during the storms in January and February earlier this year.

Portable changeable message signs will be placed at the approaches to each end of the work zone to keep motorists updated on the schedule for daily road closures. The County sincerely appreciates the cooperation and patience of motorists that use these roadway facilities and we apologize for the inconvenience as a result of this closure.

For questions regarding this maintenance project, please contact the County’s Transportation main line at (530) 642-4909.