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December 23, 2012
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Scheduled road work 


Dec. 23– 29

Most traffic-interfering work will be limited Monday through Wednesday for the Christmas holiday.

Long-term projects

State Highway 49 (Nevada County) — Work has resumed on the $29 million Highway 49/La Barr Meadows Project that will widen State Route 49 to four lanes between Little Valley Road and Norambagua Way, just south of Grass Valley. The project includes a signalized intersection at La Barr Meadows Road, widening of shoulders, right-turn pockets and new sound walls. Completion is expected by spring 2013. No traffic-interfering work is scheduled.

Interstate 80 (Placer and Nevada Counties) from Carpenter Flat to Hampshire Rock — Work continues on the $105 million Emigrant Gap project on Interstate 80. Work includes total roadway replacement with Portland Cement Concrete, improving the drainage systems and installing new sediment/debris collection systems. Completion is expected in the fall of 2013. No traffic-interfering work is scheduled.

Short-term projects

State Route 20 (Nevada County) Bennett Street to Bank Street — Motorists can expect various lane closures from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday through Friday. A contractor is scheduled to do shoulder work.

State Route 49 (El Dorado and Placer County) from the Bear River Bridge to State Route 193 in Cool — Motorists can expect one-way traffic controls in various locations from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday through Friday. A Caltrans crew is scheduled to do miscellaneous work.

Interstate 80 (Placer County) from State Route 193 to Gold Run — Motorists can expect various east and westbound lane closures from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday through Friday. A Caltrans crew is scheduled to do miscellaneous maintenance work.

State Route 174 (Placer County) from the Nevada County line to Interstate 80 — Motorists can expect intermittent one-way traffic controls from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday through Friday. A Caltrans crew is scheduled to do miscellaneous maintenance work.


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The Union Updated Sep 1, 2013 09:48AM Published Dec 26, 2012 08:09AM Copyright 2012 The Union. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.