Truckee River Bridge

Construction Updates

Please refer to the Tahoe Transportation District website for project closures and information.

Project Description

The Truckee River Bridge project will construct 3 new roundabouts, 2 new bridges (one of which will be the new Truckee River Bridge, the other will replace the existing Fanny Bridge). New bike paths/bike lanes and sidewalks will be constructed to improve safety and mobility for all modes of transportation in Tahoe City and the surrounding area. A section of the existing sewer line impacted by the project will be replaced.

For additional information about the project, visit the Tahoe Transportation District website.

Key Project Dates

Release of Environmental Assessment (EA): December 2014
Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI): July 2015
Construction Dates:

  • Winter 2016: Tree removal work is taking place within the project limits until May 2017, weather permitting.
  • Spring-Fall 2017: Construction on the new Truckee River Bridge located east of the existing Caltrans maintenance yard along SR89 (River Street) began, grading of the new SR 89 roadway alignment and new transit center entrance was completed, and replacement of the sewer line along SR 89 was completed.
  • Spring 2018 – Fall 2018: Complete construction on the new Truckee River Bridge located east of the existing Caltrans maintenance yard along SR89 (River Street) and the new alignment from SR89 (River Street) to West Lake Blvd. north of Granlibakken Road, along with two roundabouts on either end. Work will begin on constructing the new roundabout at the “Wye” intersection. Upon completion and opening of the new Truckee River Bridge, work is scheduled to begin on the replacement of the Fanny Bridge.
Estimated Completion Date: Late Fall 2018

Project Photos

Construction of new Truckee River Bridge in October 2017

Construction of new Truckee River Bridge in October 2017.


Construction of new Truckee River Bridge in October 2017

Construction of new Truckee River Bridge in October 2017.


Completed rockery along new western roundabout

Completed rockery along new western roundabout.

Map showing general vicinity of project
View a larger interactive map of the project area.

Project Details
Project # CA FLAP SR89(1)
Project Name Truckee River Bridge
Location Placer County
FLMA United States Forest Service
Status Under Construction

Contact Information

Project Manager: Matt Ambroziak
Phone: 720-963-3619
Email: Matthew.Ambroziak@dot.gov

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