Current Transportation Projects

TRPA provides policies, technical resources, and funding to local jurisdictions to help get projects on the ground. A lot of projects are in development at any one time. Below is a list of projects currently under construction or lined up to hit the streets in the near future.

East Shore Tahoe Trail: Incline Village to Sand Harbor

Sand Harbor to Incline

The trail is part of the Nevada Stateline to Stateline Bikeway and takes an integrated approach to improving safety, mobility, water quality, and recreational access within the SR 28 corridor by combining paths, stormwater improvements, parking management, and more. NDOT broke ground in summer 2016, and will continue through fall 2018.

El Dorado Beach to Ski Run Gap closure

El Dorado Beach

The City of South Lake Tahoe’s El Dorado Beach to Ski Run Bike Trail project is part of the South Tahoe Bikeway and includes construction of an approximately 1-mile long Class 1 bike path on the north side of US Highway 50 between El Dorado Beach and Ski Run Boulevard. Learn more here.

 

North Shore Tahoe Trail: Dollar Creek

Dollar Creek

Placer County’s Dollar Creek section of the North Shore Tahoe Trail will be approximately 2.5 miles long, and will allow riders to travel to Tahoe City, north to Squaw Valley and south to Homewood on existing trail network. Learn more here.

 

  West Shore Tahoe Trail: Homewood

Homewood

Tahoe City Public Utility District is closing the gap between Sugar Pine State Park and Tahoe City with this great class 1 path connection. The project began in spring 2016 and will be completed in fall 2016. Learn more here.

 

South Tahoe Greenway

South Tahoe Greenway

The California Tahoe Conservancy began implementation of the South Tahoe Greenway Shared Use Trail in 2015 with construction of Phase 1a. In 2015, the Conservancy and its partners also secured funding to continue project implementation. Phases 1b & 2 will extend the trail connection between Glenwood Way and Al Tahoe and link to the existing segment near the Lake Tahoe Community College and Community Playfields. It will then continue south over Trout Creek and end at the intersection of Barbara Avenue and Sierra Boulevard. The extensions will begin in summer 2019. Learn more here.

 

SR 89 / Fanny Bridge Community Revitalization Project

Fanny Bridge

On May 27, 2015, the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency Governing Board unanimously approved Preferred Alternative 1, Option 2, concurring with the Placer County Board of Supervisors and the TTD Board of Directors positive votes. TTD is the lead agency for the project. Central Federal Lands is the lead for design and construction. The project is set to break ground fall 2016 and continue through fall 2018. Learn more here.

 

US Highway 50 from “Y” Intersection with State Highway 89 to Trout Creek Bridge

Trout Creek

Caltrans’ project will collect and treat stormwater runoff as part of the Lake Tahoe Environmental Improvement Program (EIP). It will also widen the roadway to provide 6-foot shoulders for bike lanes, replace traffic signals, replace curb, gutter and sidewalks, and improve pavement cross slope. Caltrans is working with CSLT to incorporate improvements at Sierra Boulevard. (signal and left turn lane). The project begins in summer 2017 and will extend into summer 2020. Learn more here.