(PLACERVILLE) – El Dorado County Department of Transportation today announced the full closure of Bass Lake Road from Tuesday, April 13, 2021 through mid-June, 2021.
Construction of the Silver Springs Parkway Offsite (South Segment) Project will resume on April 12, 2021. On Tuesday, April 13, 2021, the County's contractor will be performing paving work on Bass Lake Road between 7:00 a.m. and 9:00 p.m. that will significantly delay traffic. At the end of this shift, Bass Lake Road will be closed between Silver Springs Parkway and Magnolia Hills Drive until June 2021. Traffic will be detoured to Silver Springs Parkway and Green Valley Road.
The work to be performed after April 13 includes the widening of Bass Lake Road, sidewalk and pedestrian crossings, drainage improvements, and intersection improvements for the Bass Lake Road and Silver Springs Parkway intersection.
The full closure of Bass Lake Road between Bass Lake Road Silver Springs Parkway intersection and Magnolia Hills Drive is necessary to construct the project safely. While the closure is in place both directions of Bass Lake Road will be detoured to Silver Springs Parkway and Green Valley Road. The detour will be posted on the affected roadways. The detour plan is attached.
Changeable message signs were placed on Bass Lake Road and Green Valley Road on Monday, April 5, 2021 notifying motorists of the upcoming closure. These message signs will be used to update motorists of any changes to the length of the closure during construction.
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 road closure. For questions regarding this construction, please contact the County at (530) 621-5998.
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