Proposed trail to remove rails: 6-18-15 Park & Rec meeting

The project being presented to Parks & Recreation is for a new Class 1 asphalt trail from Missouri Flat Road to El Dorado Road, including a pedestrian overcrossing at Missouri Flat Road.  Unfortunately, Option B of this project, will remove 1.42 miles of historic tracks starting from Missouri Flat toward El Dorado Road.

Project description 6-18-15
Click here to download and view the entire presentation

Project image 6-18-15

Click here to see a presentation that relates the historical significance of the railroad in El Dorado County.  This rail line was constructed between 1853 and 1888.  The Placerville Branch carried lumber, fruit, butter and other produce, along with passengers bound for Sacramento, until 1986.  Please attend and support the retention of this historic resource.

Attend Park & Recreation meeting to make comment.
Thursday, June 18, 2015 @ 3:00
Board of Supervisors Meeting Room
330 Fair Lane, Building A
Placerville, CA

Community Development Agency, Transportation Division,
recommending the Commission:
1) Receive a presentation regarding the current status of the El Dorado
Trail Projects, CIP No. 97014 and 97015; and
2) Provide recommendations to the Board of Supervisors regarding the
alignment options for the proposed Projects.


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