Highway 49 Wastewater Capacity Improvement Project
The Highway 49 Wastewater Capacity Improvement Project includes the installation of approximately 22,400 lineal feet of wastewater force main pipeline between the existing force main outfall at the Highway 49/Edgewood Road intersection and the Mid-Western Placer Regional Pump Station on Joeger Road in unincorporated western Placer County. The 30-day public review period for this Mitigated Negative Declaration begins on September 11, 2023 and ends October 11, 2023. A copy of the Initial Study/Mitigated Negative Declaration is available for public review at the following locations:
- Placer County Department of Public Works, Environmental Engineering Division, at 3091 County Center Drive in Auburn
- Placer County Library, at 305 Nevada Street, Auburn
- Online as a pdf here .
Foresthill Transfer Station - Temporary Partial Closure
Notice – Upcoming construction at the Foresthill Transfer Station (FHTS) will ensure continued tipping wall stability and public safety. However, during construction, operating hours and waste acceptance will be limited.
Work is planned for two weeks in November – dates to be determined. During that time the transfer station will be:
- Closed Mondays & Fridays
- Open Saturdays & Sundays – no bulky waste and no trailers.
For convenience, all items normally accepted at the FHTS may be dropped off at the Auburn Transfer Station for free, or in accordance with normal FHTS pricing, during the two-week period. Proof of Foresthill residency required.
The Auburn Transfer Station is open daily 8 – 4:45.
Eastern Regional Materials Recovery Facility Concrete Floor Repairs
Proposed upgrades include repair reinforced concrete floor after the floor has deteriorated in locations of concentrated work equipment. The repair will increase longevity of the working surface and rideability. A portion of the work was completed in 2022 and the remaining work will be completed in 2023.
Eastern Regional Materials Recover Facility Roof Repair
- Proposed upgrades may include repair of the damaged column to roof connection. The upgrades will allow work to be conducted in a safe manner and address damage that occurred to the structure.
- Work may be constructed during 2023.
SMD 1 Post Plant Improvements
Meadow Vista Transfer Station Improvements
Upgrades included new landfill gas (LFG) well heads, decommission flare and free vent using new blower with VFD, and new LFG collection pipe. Improvements reduced operational costs based on low gas generated at facility. This $250,000 project was completed in August 2019.
Loomis Landfill Gas System Improvements Project
Upgrades included new decommission of flare and free vent using new blower with VFD, and new LFG discharge pipe and valves. Improvements reduced operational costs based on low gas generated at the facility. This $65,000 project was completed in April 2020.