Lake Tahoe EIP

State Route 89 Water Quality Improvement Project - Eagle Falls Viaduct to Meeks Creek

Project Number
01.01.01.0008
Action Priority
Reduce Stormwater Pollution From: Roads and Highways, Forest Roads, Public and Private Parcels
Implementers
California Department of Transportation
Primary Contact
Joan Davis (D3.FTIP@dot.ca.gov)
Stage
Completed
Duration
2006 - 2015
Stormwater Management Program Reduce Stormwater Pollution From: Roads and Highways, Forest Roads, Public and Private Parcels
Near South Lake Tahoe, from north of Eagle Falls Sidehill Viaduct to Meeks Creek. Steep slopes and narrow roadway in vicinity of Emerald Bay. Reconstruct drainage system and construct stormwater improvements throughout project area. Incorporate erosion control measures on unvegetated slopes within the State right-of-way. Pave existing unsurfaced pullouts and driveway connections. Length = 6.9 miles. Post Mile 18.0 to PM 24.9. Caltrans EA 1A844

Key Accomplishments

  • Miles of Roads Decommissioned or Retrofitted: 6 miles

Threshold Categories

  • Water Quality
Rock slope stabilization and gutter pans added to sections of Highway 89 between Meeks Bay and Emerald Bay
(Timing: After) (~201 KB)
Credit: Caltrans Rock slope stabilization and gutter pans added to sections of Highway 89 between Meeks Bay and Emerald Bay

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