Updated info 4/20/15
PLEASE NOTE DATE CHANGE – TRPA GOV. BOARD WILL NOT VOTE ON THE SR89/FANNY BRIDGE COMMUNITY REVITALIZATION PROJECT THIS MONTH*
Tahoe Transportation District Board unanimously voted on April 10, 2015 in favor of the SR 89/Fanny Bridge Community Revitalization Project final EIR and the preferred alternative (Alt. #1, Opt. #2), with the revised language noted below in yellow.
Revised Action Requested
Action 1: Adopt “Resolution 2015-003” certifying the Final Environmental Impact Report pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act (Attachment A).
Action 2: Adopt “Resolution 2015-004” approving the State Route 89/Fanny Bridge Community Revitalization Project as described in the Final Environmental Impact Report as Alternative 1 (New Alignment–Existing SR 89 Open to Local Traffic) with Option 2 (Roundabout) and adopting Findings of Fact and a Mitigation Monitoring and Reporting Program pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act (Attachment B), with direction that Staff pursue further design of the roundabout in consultation with adjacent property owners to address property access concerns, and if the roundabout proves inadequate to address those concerns, that Staff shall return to the Board for approval of an alternative intersection design that will address those concerns.
*The vote will go to the TRPA Governing Board IN MAY – The TRPA website notes May 27 and May 28, 2015. PLEASE CHECK for location, time and review the agenda. www.trpa.org
Public comments can be made at the TRPA Governing Board meeting.
Tahoe City, CA is a gateway to Lake Tahoe’s north and west shores. The area is also known for congested seasonal traffic. The SR 89 / Fanny Bridge Community Revitalization Project addresses the traffic congestion and safety concerns along SR 89 and in the area of the “Wye” and Fanny Bridge. Improved transit travel times, reliability and connectivity with the new transit center are also project goals.
The Final EIR/EIS/EA is available as of March 23, 2015 atwww.FannyBridge.org and www.trpa.org. An application for the above-referenced project is on file at the TRPA offices and may be reviewed during regular office hours (9am-12pm/1pm-4pm), Monday through Friday, except Tuesdays and legal holidays.
The Final EIR/EIS/EA answers all questions and addresses all comments submitted on the Draft Environmental Document during the official public commenting period. The final EIR/EIS/EA document can be viewed online here. Check it out and stay informed.