Construction Projects

  1. Current
  2. Planned
  3. Completed

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.