Location: 

State Route 28 between State Route 267 and Chipmunk Street

City or County Responsible for Project: 

Placer

Award Category: 

Complete Streets and Multi-Modal Mobility Projects

Narrative Description Of Your Entry: 

Located along the north shore of Lake Tahoe in Placer County, California, the Kings Beach Commercial Core Improvement Project consists of a major public infrastructure effort to revitalize the lake shore community of Kings Beach with intermodal and roadway safety enhancements coupled with “complete street” infrastructure and streetscape improvements. The project will help trigger private redevelopment projects and provide multi-modal benefits that will increase and enhance transportation options within the community and to other communities resulting in enhanced public transit connectivity for the North Lake Tahoe region. Just as importantly, the project targets disadvantaged groups and promotes Ladders of Opportunities for them by providing improved and more affordable transportation options to education centers, health clinic services, family resource center services, employment guidance services, and job locations. PLEASE REFER TO COMPLETE EXECUTIVE SUMMARY OF PROJECT UNDER THE SUPPORTING DOCUMENTATION SECTION OF APPLICATION.

Submitted by: 

Peter Kraatz

Title: 

Assistant Director

Organization: 

Placer County Department of Public Works & Facilities

Address: 

PO Box 336, 7717 North Lake Blvd, Kings Beach, CA 96143

Phone: 

530-581-6230

Fax: 

530-581-6239

Email: 

pkraatz@placer.ca.gov

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