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Road work

May 27 Ð June 2, 2007

Most traffic interfering work will be limited from Friday, May 25 to Tuesday, May 29 due to the Memorial Day holiday weekend long-term projects.

State Route 20 (Nevada County): Work continues on a $36.3 million project to upgrade the roadway to current safety standards. Improvements include standard eight-feet shoulders, left-turn access at various locations, improved drainage, eastbound passing and truck-climbing lanes, construction of two bridges and realigning the highway in two locations between Mooney Flat Road and Melody Road. Completion is expected in the fall of 2008.



May 30 Ð June 1

On State Route 20 from the Yuba county line to Pleasant Valley Road: Motorists can expect one-way traffic control in various locations from 6 a.m. to 5p.m. (2:00 p.m. on Friday) Wednesday through Friday. A contractor is scheduled to do embankment and drainage work.




Interstate 80 (Nevada County) from Soda Springs to Donner Summit: Work has started on a $65 million major construction project to improve Interstate 80. Work includes repaving the existing roadway with Portland Cement Concrete, reconstructing failed sections of roadway, replacing metal beam guardrail, rehabilitating existing drainage systems, and realigning and improving an existing curve. Completion is expected in the summer of 2010.

Short-term projects

State Route 20 (Nevada County) from the Yuba County line to Interstate 80 Junction: Motorists can expect the #1 lane closed from 6 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday. A Caltrans crew is scheduled to repair guardrail

State Route 49 (Nevada/Yuba Counties) from the Placer county line to Marysville Road: Motorists can expect the north and southbound #1 lane closed from 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday. A Caltrans crew is scheduled to do crack sealing.

State Route 174 (Nevada County) from Placer County line to State Route 20: Motorists can expect the east and westbound #1 lane closed intermittently from 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday. A Caltrans crew is scheduled to clean ditches.


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