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  • Hear the story of the Emerald Bay Bridge

    When a rock slide closed the road to Emerald Bay in 1955, Tahoe business leaders pushed for a new bridge over the mouth of Emerald Bay. It came close to being built but was shelved under Gov. Ronald Reagan.

When a rock slide closed the road to Emerald Bay in 1955, Tahoe business leaders pushed for a new bridge over the mouth of Emerald Bay. It came close to being built but was shelved under Gov. Ronald Reagan. Tony Bizjak and Patty Couse-Baker The Sacramento Bee
When a rock slide closed the road to Emerald Bay in 1955, Tahoe business leaders pushed for a new bridge over the mouth of Emerald Bay. It came close to being built but was shelved under Gov. Ronald Reagan. Tony Bizjak and Patty Couse-Baker The Sacramento Bee
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Tony Bizjak has covered local transportation issues for The Sacramento Bee since 2003. Prior to that, he covered Sacramento City Hall and local government issues. A California native, Bizjak has a journalism degree from San Jose State University. Contact reporter Tony Bizjak at tbizjak@sacbee.com or 916-321-1059. Twitter: @TonyBizjak