Placerville, CA – El Dorado County over the last couple of weeks has seen a significant amount of rain and snow fall. The rain and snow fall has caused infrastructure problems in the County. The following is an update of road closures:
The following are roads that the County is working to correct but are still passable. Please use caution while using these roads:
In addition, County staff has been responding to calls regarding 100s of downed trees, flooding, potholes, and small and large slides. The most significant slides have occurred along Salmon Falls Road, Rock Creek Road, Mosquito Road, Newtown Road, Forni Road, and Hassler Road. County staff on the West Slope has been working 24 hours a day to fix and mitigate the infrastructure issues that have been caused by rain and snow fall.
In the Tahoe Basin, significant snow amounts, have staff working 24 hours a day to plow roads, clear blocked drains due to snow berms, and remove downed trees. At this time there are no County road closures in the Tahoe Basin.
If you have any knowledge of damage to County infrastructure (roads, bridges, etc.) please contact the County at the following phone number: 530-642-4909.