Department:
Transportation

Date:
7/24/2017
Contact:
Carla Hass

Phone:
(530) 621-4609

PLACERVILLE - El Dorado County’s Department of Transportation will be performing road work with full road closures and detours on Mosquito Road from the gate at the south side of the South Fork American River to the north side of the Mosquito Bridge beginning on Monday, August 14, 2017. Repairs are scheduled to continue through September 22, 2017 with road closure for the duration of the project.

Access for local residents, visitors, emergency personnel and law enforcement will be available on Rock Creek Road as an alternate route during the work period. Detour notifications will be posted approximately one week in advance of the closure, and will be clearly posted and in effect for the duration of the closure. These closures are necessary to ensure motorist and worker safety while the County’s contractor performs work on the roadway.

The repairs consist of drainage, roadway, and retaining wall improvements to repair a failed culvert and section of the roadway just south of the Mosquito Bridge that was damaged during the storms in January and February earlier this year. The County will also be performing annual maintenance on the Mosquito Bridge during this closure.

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 full 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 construction and maintenance project, please contact the County’s Transportation main line at (530) 621-5900.

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