Contact: Steve Hale, 775-884-8112 For Immediate Release on June 29, 2009 - Stop Date is September 30, 2009
SPOONER SUMMIT PICNIC AREA CLOSED FOR RENOVATIONSCarson City, Nevada…The Spooner Summit Picnic area located on Hwy 50 will be closed for renovations from June 4, 2009, through the end of the summer. Once completed, there will be new day use picnic sites, additional parking to access the Tahoe Rim Trail and new pavement surfacing. Access to the Tahoe Rim Trail will be rerouted around the construction zone and will be signed. Parking will be limited to the highway pullout near the existing picnic area entrance. Partners for the renovation project include the Nevada Department of Transportation and the U.S. Forest Service. This project is funded though a Federal Highways Administration grant. For more information about the renovations or this release, please contact Steve Hale at 775-884-8112.