County clears up vegetation on Brunswick |

County clears up vegetation on Brunswick

The signs on Brunswick Road warn of delays of as much as 30 minutes, for a vegetation-clearing project expected to last about two weeks.

But Nevada County roads supervisor David Keck said the actual wait time motorists might experience is no more than five minutes. At 9 a.m. Thursday, motorists were being held for about two minutes just above Brunswick Pines Road.

“We’re trying to keep delays to a minimum,” Keck said, adding that traffic will be held only where the roadway is narrow.

The project is scheduled to clear vegetation from Idaho-Maryland Road to Highway 174, which includes felling some trees along the road. The Public Works Department then will be overlaying Brunswick Road from Brunswick Pines to Woodrose Way, Keck said.

“It’s a pretty extensive project,” he said. “We have CDC crews out there, 16 guys with chainsaws pulling brush. It’s slow going.”

To contact Staff Writer Liz Kellar, e-mail or call 477-4229.

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