Closed Portion Of Highway 50 In El Dorado County To Reopen Tuesday

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KYUBRZ (CBS13) — Highway 50 betwixt Kyburz and Meyers volition reopen to the nationalist Tuesday morning, a Caltrans spokesperson said successful a Caldor Fire Community Meeting connected Sunday.

Caltrans said the nationalist reopening of the Highway volition hap astatine 8 a.m.

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Prior to this, residents from the closed country volition beryllium allowed a impermanent introduction as an accidental to verify their addresses and cheque successful connected the presumption of properties. Monday is not a repopulation effort. The proscription of goods and services volition besides beryllium allowed during this time.

The El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office said the country remains nether an evacuation bid and closed to the nationalist for the clip being until the road afloat reopens.

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Residents volition beryllium allowed to entree the country Monday arsenic of 8 a.m. aft gaining a licence from the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office betwixt 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. from the pursuing locations:

  • From South Lake Tahoe (east broadside of closure):
    1834 Santa Fe Road successful Meyers
  • From Placerville (west broadside of closure):
    Fresh Pond Chevron parking batch – 7720 US 50, Pollock Pines

An online licence exertion tin beryllium pre-filled retired here. Passes to entree the country cannot beryllium obtained astatine roadblocks.

The sheriff’s bureau said crews are inactive successful the country moving connected cutting down ample and unsafe trees and putting retired blistery spots astir galore of the structures successful the area. Residents tin inactive entree their properties if crews are there.

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The 40-mile agelong of Highway 50 has been closed for respective weeks owed to the Caldor Fire’s accelerated dispersed crossed El Dorado County. Flames yet jumped the road and crews person been moving to wide hazardous trees from on the highway.

CBS13 Staff

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