The Calaveras Lake Project is actually two projects rolled into one. Included in the project are a roadway portion and a railroad portion. The roadway portion is approximately 2.5 miles of concrete-paved roadway, a small interchange at the U.S. 181 intersection and the new proposed entrance road. The roadway portion also includes two bridges over Calaveras Lake that are a combined mile long.
The projects railroad component includes 20,000 linear feet of new track construction, as well as a 957,000-pound structural steel bridge to be constructed over U.S. 181. This portion also includes a bridge inside the power plant that will bypass vehicle traffic over the railroad tracks. Also included in this portion is 18,000 linear feet of under-drains and numerous storm systems and cross drains.
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