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Pavement maintenance and improvement projects planned through the fall


A Nevada County roadwork project, known as the asphalt “Overlay Program,” is scheduled to begin work today and will be completed by the end of September. Knife River Construction was selected to perform the improvements and will overlay approximately 8.2 miles of pavement, including the following roadways:

Brunswick Road: Brunswick Pines to .76 miles south.

Dog Bar: 800 feet north of Taylor/Wolf Creek (.87 miles).

Evergreen: Via Colina Road to Ridge Estates Road (.40 miles).

Greenhorn Access: Highway 174 to end of county-maintained road (1.13 miles).

Lakeview: Orchard Springs to end of county-maintained road (.21 miles).

Orchard Springs: Highway 174 to Highway 174 (1.53 miles).

Ridge Estates: All of Ridge Estates Road (.48 miles).

Sky Pines: Stinson Road to end of county-maintained road (.34 miles).

Stinson: Ball Road to Ball Road (.83 miles).

Via Vista: Ridge Road to Ridge Road (.65 miles).

Tiger Tail: TBD.

Total: 8.2 miles.

In addition, a preventative pavement maintenance treatment called “chip seal,” which can last seven to 10 years or more, will be applied to roads listed below. Work is scheduled to begin Sept. 9 and should be completed by the end of September. Roadways include:

Big Springs Road: Entire 1.2-mile road.

McCourtney Road: Indian Springs Road to Polaris Drive (4.09 miles).

Alta Sierra Drive: Ball Road to Dog Bar Road: (2.07 miles).

Slate Creek Road: Little Deer Creek to Ridge Road (.76 miles).

Banner Lava Cap: Nevada City Highway to Red Dog (5.71 miles).

Cascade Shores: Various roads in subdivision (2.01 miles).

Old Downieville: Highway 49 to Nevada City limits (1.58 miles).

American Hill: Old Downieville to end of pavement (.68 miles).

Champion Mine: Newtown to end of pavement (.23 miles).

Tyler Foote crossing :West of Old Mill Road to Cruzon Grade (2.33 miles).

Total: 20.7 miles.


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The Union Updated Aug 26, 2013 03:26PM Published Aug 26, 2013 03:26PM Copyright 2013 The Union. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.