Truckee River Bridge

Construction Updates

Acrobat Icon Week of 10/14/2018 Update  (Acrobat, 984 KB)

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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.

Key Project Dates

Construction Dates:

  • Summer 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.
  • Summer 2018:
    • Lane shifts with day and night time work
    • New western and eastern roundabouts under construction
    • New Truckee River Bridge and SR 89 Alignment between eastern and western roundabouts
    • "Old" SR 89 widening and repaving to add bike lanes and sidewalks
    • Drainage improvements and begin construction of new roundabout at the wye intersection
    • Reconstructing a shared entrance to Caltrans Maintenance yard and Lumber Store
    • Reconstructing a new paved, trail alignment on both side of new Truckee River Bridge
    • Utility and drainage improvements
    • Landscaping, signage, and striping
    • NOTE: FANNY BRIDGE CONSTRUCTION WILL NOT BEGIN IN 2018
  • Summer 2019
    • Demolition of existing Fanny Bridge and construction of new Fanny Bridge
Estimated Completion Date: Late Fall 2019

Map showing general vicinity of project
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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