Eleven Pines Road in Eldorado National Forest

Construction Updates - July 3, 2018

The Contractor is continuing repairs on the damaged sites on Eleven Pines Road. The expected completion date for these repairs is estimated to be August 31, 2018; however, the Forest has additional debris removal on other sections of the route before the road can be opened to the public.

The Contractor plans to mobilize to damaged sites on Ellis Road on July 11, 2018 and will begin construction activities on or around July 16, 2018. Ellis Road will remain closed during construction activities.

The Contractor plans to begin debris removal operations on Blacksmith Flat Road adjacent to the Ralston Bay Powerhouse on July 23, 2018. Blacksmith Flat Road will remain closed during construction activities.

Project Description

The scope of this project involves various spot repairs on Eleven Pines Road, Ellis Road, and Blacksmith Flat Road. Damage generally consists of embankment failures caused by overwhelmed drainage features. The Blacksmith Flat Road site consists of a large cut-side landslide.

Key Project Dates

Advertise: Summer 2017
Construction: Summer 2017 – Fall 2018

Project Photos

Embankment failure at MP 1.37 on Eleven Pines Road

Embankment failure at MP 1.37 on Eleven Pines Road.


Blacksmith Flat Road Landslide Debris

Blacksmith Flat Road Landslide Debris.

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Project Details
Project # CA ERFO ELDORADO 14N08(1)
Project Name Eleven Pines Road
Location Eldorado County
FLMA Eldorado National Forest
Status Under Construction

Contact Information

Project Manager: Justin Henwood
Phone: 720-963-3432
Email: Justin.Henwood@dot.gov

Federal Highway Administration
Central Federal Lands Highway Division
12300 West Dakota Avenue
Lakewood, CO 80228
720-963-3500