El Dorado County Department of Transportation issued two press releases on August 25, 2020 regarding detours for ongoing construction activities for the new, realigned Bass Lake Road – Country Club Drive intersection.
Bass Lake Road FRIDAY AUG 28th DETOUR 6AM – 6PM
The first press release was to inform residents that a new detour will be in effect Friday morning August 28th beginning at 6AM. The new detour will route traffic on Bass Lake Road onto Hollow Oak Drive, to the NEW Morrison Road, taking drivers to Tierra de Dios Drive, where the detour will end at Country Club Drive. This Detour will last until the evening of Friday August 28th at 6PM, for a total of 12 hours.
The 12 hour detour will allow construction work to finish paving the new Bass Lake Road alignment. When the detour ends at 6PM, there will normal two way traffic on Bass Lake Road from the US50 Bass Lake Road Interchange in the south, all they way to Green Valley Road in the north.
Country Club Drive DETOUR FRIDAY AUG 28th 6PM to SEPT 14th
The Second Press Release informed residents that after the 12 hour paving detour on Bass Lake Road is completed at 6PM on Friday August 28th, resulting in Bass Lake Road being open to two way traffic, that Country Club Drive from Bass Lake Road east to Tierra De Dios Drive will close through September 14th. The new detour route will have drivers on Country Club Drive travel on Tierra De Dios Drive to the NEW Morrison Road, taking drivers to Hollow Oak Drive, and back down to Bass Lake Road near El Dorado Hills Fire Station 86.
This Detour will allow construction on the new Country Club Drive road segment to be completed, along with demolition of the temporary detour road motorists have been using since May 1, 2020.
The existing Country Club Drive road segment between Bass Lake Road at US50 and Tierra De Dios Drive will be converted to a bicycle route, and closed to vehicles.
Motorists traveling on Country Club Drive that wish to use either the Bass Lake Road – US50 Interchange, or to travel north on Bass Lake Road will be required to use the Tierra De Dios-Morrison-Hollow Oak detour.