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File #: 13-0437    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Adopted
File created: 4/15/2013 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 6/4/2013 Final action: 6/4/2013
Title: Community Development Agency, Transportation Division, recommending the Board adopt Resolution 061-2013 sanctioning the temporary closure of a section of Boulder Mountain Drive during the Boulder Mountain Erosion Control Project (CIP No. 95153) for no more than six continuous weeks during the time period from July 8, 2013 to October 22, 2013 for the placement of asphalt concrete pavement and related activities, and authorize the Director of Transportation, or successor, to determine the precise closure period.
Attachments: 1. A - Approved CRS 6-4-13, 2. B - Resolution 6-4-13, 3. C- Vicinity Map 6-4-13, 4. Fully executed Resolution 061-2013.pdf
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Community Development Agency, Transportation Division, recommending the Board adopt Resolution 061-2013 sanctioning the temporary closure of a section of Boulder Mountain Drive during the Boulder Mountain Erosion Control Project (CIP No. 95153) for no more than six continuous weeks during the time period from July 8, 2013 to October 22, 2013 for the placement of asphalt concrete pavement and related activities, and authorize the Director of Transportation, or successor, to determine the precise closure period.
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Fiscal Impact/Change to Net County Cost
There is no fiscal impact associated with this agenda item.

Background
The Boulder Mountain Erosion Control Project (Project) is part of an ongoing effort to retrofit County rights-of-way within the Lake Tahoe Basin with Best Management Practice (BMP) improvements to reduce sediment and nutrient loading and help restore Lake Tahoe's clarity and environment in accordance with the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency's (TRPA) Environmental Improvement Program (EIP). The Project is part of a series of erosion control projects scheduled for construction by the Community Development Agency, Transportation Division (Transportation) and the United States Forest Service (USFS) within the Upper Truckee River watershed. The Project area is located in eastern El Dorado County, in the Tahoe Basin, south of Angora Highlands, north of Lake Tahoe Blvd, and west of Tahoe Mountain Road.

The California Vehicle Code, Section 21101 et seq., provides for the adoption of rules and regulations by local authorities to temporarily close roads for specific purposes.

The California Streets and Highways Code, Section 942.5, allows the Board of Supervisors to restrict the use of, or close any county highway whenever the Board considers such closing or restriction of use necessary: (a) for the protection of the public; (b) for the protection of such county highway from damage during storms; and (c) during construction, improvement,...

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