Date of completion: Summer 2012
The Lakeside Trail Project connects existing multi-purpose trails through the urban core of Tahoe City, along the lake shore. The project involves roughly one mile of trail and includes amenities such as plazas, landscaping and interpretive signage.
Date of completion: 2012
Prepare BMP work plan to comply with TRPA’s request to come into compliance with TRPA requirements regarding onsite water quality treatment and BMP installation.
The existing boat ramp and pier at Lake Forest is one of few public use facilities of its kind around the lake. Due to its design and location it provides safe and convenient access to thousands of users every year. The rehabilitation project included replacement and widening of the boat ramp in accordance with the California Department of Boating and Waterways’ design standards, and dredging of lake access to the previous dredged elevation of 6219’ to enable boat operation at lower lake levels. AEC was retained for civil design, permitting, construction support, as well as topographic and bathymetric surveys for design and planning purposes.
Date of completion: 2003
Auerbach was involved in this project since its inception, providing civil engineering and regulatory processing support to the design team of landscape architects. Commons Beach is a public park in the center of Tahoe city owned by the people of Tahoe City and held in trust by Placer County. Aging facilities and needs for environmental restoration triggered a public participation and consensus process for improvements to the park. Alternative design concepts were considered and resulted in the development of a strategic plan for the refurbishment of Commons Beach.
Date of completion: Fall 2012
The wetland mitigation project represents a collaboration between the North Tahoe Fire Protection District (NTFPD) for impacts associated with their new fire station, and the Tahoe City Public Utility District (TCPUD) for impacts associated with the Lakeside Trail. AEC identified a joint project that would address feasible and appropriate mitigation needs for both sets of impacts. The Station 51 original relocation project included site work for a 20,000 square foot public safety center including roadway improvements to Fairway Drive, parking, new utilities and utility relocations, and a storm water collection and treatment system. The Lakeside Trail is the final one-mile segment in the largest paved trail system at Lake Tahoe connecting the existing multi-purpose trails through a highly constrained urban core of Tahoe City, along the lake shore. The purpose of this project was to mitigate the permanent and temporary impacts to existing wetlands. The project area that was selected meets the criteria set forth by current U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Final Mitigation Guidelines and Monitoring Requirements, and as mandated by the Water Quality Certification Permits (401 Permits) issued for both the NTFPD and TCPUD projects. The mitigation project is currently being monitored annually by AEC and its biological subconsultants.
The Jackpine Public Parking Facility, located in downtown Tahoe City provides parking for approximately 40 vehicles. AEC began this project with the Redevelopment Agency providing topographic and ALTA surveys of the site for acquisition purposes. Initial steps were then taken by AEC to evaluate the development potential of the site, including processing of site assessment […]
This lakefront project involved converting a partially built timeshare development into a new single-family residential Planned Development. Completed in 2014, Homewood Shores consists of 6 lakefront homes located in central Homewood, California. AEC provided survey, mapping and Placer County regulatory services. Close coordination with the County was required for re-approval of existing Improvement Plans, and fresh approval of the new Final Subdivision Map.
Date of completion: 2015-2016
Sierra Expeditionary Learning School (SELS) is a K-8 public charter within the Tahoe Truckee Unified School District. AEC provided civil engineering design services to reconstruct the existing parking lot in order to improve access and parent and bus drop off. Improvements also included waterline and utility connections for the new Maintenance and Operations Building. AEC was responsible for design layout of the 3.6-acre site including much needed drainage improvements throughout.
Date of completion: 2004
Mr. Auerbach was Project Manager for civil design and infrastructure development for this destination resort development. AEC served as the team civil engineer and land surveyor for this 6-acre multi-family mixed use project. AEC prepared the project base maps, conducted utility surveys for relocation documents, prepared drainage analysis and reports in accordance with Placer County requirements, prepared final maps and condominium plans, and prepared construction documentation for roadways, drainage systems, and utility extensions/reinforcements. This was a complex multi-phase, multi-year development, coordinated with numerous regulatory agencies and utility providers. AEC was the engineer of record for the entire project from preliminary planning and tentative maps, through to construction and project closeout.
Date of completion: Fall 2012
This Lake Tahoe Environmental Improvement Project on U.S. Forest Service Land involved construction of a 6-bus inter-modal transit facility, 131-space parking lot, relocation of 450 feet of recreation access road, relocation and extension of 1,600 LF of multi-purpose recreational trails, and all storm drainage and water quality treatment systems. Roadway and drainage improvements to State Route 89 were required for left turn channelization and highway intersection improvements for the relocated recreation access road. The project design incorporated low-impact design principles, extensive use of permeable pavements and advanced stormwater management systems.