UPDATE: JUNE 8, 2023
TUD is advising residents of a full road closure on Mt. Provo Rd. for the remainder of this project which is expected to be completed by November 2023. Local residential traffic will be accommodated but residents may encounter delays. Motorists are advised to take alternate routes and drive with caution in the area. Work is scheduled to take place between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Monday- Friday. Mt. Provo Rd. will remain accessible as an emergency evacuation route as needed.
Suggested alternate route to Mt. Provo Rd. from Ponderosa Hills: take Tuolumne Rd. North to Cherokee Rd. to Soulsbyville Rd. to Highway 108 E.
SONORA, CA: Tuolumne Utilities District (TUD) crews are scheduled to begin Phase 1 of the Mt. Provo Transmission and Intertie Project on Monday, June 5th, 2023. This project includes installing approximately 14,000 lineal feet of 8-inch water main pipeline, two pressure reducing stations and 10 new fire hydrants on Mt. Provo Road in the Ponderosa Hills area. Work is scheduled to take place between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Monday- Friday and is expected to be completed by November 2023. During this time, there will be no road closures, however motorists are advised to drive with caution and may encounter slight traffic delays.
This project is funded by a $2.8 million dollar grant that was awarded to TUD by the Department of Water Resources and will serve as one of the main arteries of the district’s water transmission system from the future Sierra Pines Regional Water Treatment Facility located in Twain Harte.
Thank you for your patience and cooperation during the construction of this project. For more information, contact our office at (209) 532-5536 or follow us on Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/TUDWater.
JUNE 2, 2023
Contact: Emily Long
External Affairs Specialist