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Road Work


— South Auburn Street from East McKnight to the intersection at Whiting Street. Construction continues on the South Auburn Street Improvements Project. Placement of a 24-inch storm drain as well as work on frontage improvements will continue starting at the culvert placed at Little Wolf Creek, north toward the Whiting Street intersection. Preparation for paving and placement of asphalt will begin. It may be necessary to close South Auburn Street to through traffic at times during the workday. All businesses will be open, and access will be maintained throughout. Watch for construction signs and proceed with caution through the work area. Crews will be on site from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.

— Work will continue on the installation of underground dry utilities on Mill Street, Monday. Due to various construction activities on Mill Street, this area will be closed to all trucks from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. weekdays until further notice. Watch for detours and pay attention to all road signs and flag persons while in this area.

— On Highway 49/20 in Nevada City: Left lane closed and delays of up to five minutes southbound, north of Nevada Street, from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. the following morning. Caltrans is making improvements on the Nevada Street overcrossing.

— On Interstate 80 in Nevada County from just west of the Fibreboard undercrossing in the City of Truckee to the Floriston Bridge over the Truckee River: Work continues on an $86 million project to rehabilitate the roadway and replace the bridges between West Boca and Floriston. Completion is expected in the winter of 2004.

— On Interstate 80 (east of Truckee): Expect various lane closures affecting east and westbound I-80 from east of the Central Truckee Interchange to the Floriston Bridge to 8 a.m. Multiple work areas may cause cumulative delays of up to 30 minutes.

Through Monday:

— On Interstate 80 (east of Truckee)The Floriston Road on- and offramps to and from westbound I-80 will be closed until 6 a.m. on Monday. Detours are available.

— On Interstate 80 east of Truckee: Lane closures affecting east and westbound lanes from east of the Central Truckee Interchange to the Floriston Bridge from 10 p.m. Sunday to 8 a.m. Friday. Multiple work areas may cause cumulative delays of up to 30 minutes. The speed limit between West Boca and Floriston is 55 mph.

— On Interstate 80, east of Truckee: Work has begun on a project to resurface from Floriston to the California/Nevada state line. Completion is expected in the summer of 2003.

For up-to-the-minute information on road work, delays, Sierra road conditions and emergency closures, call the Caltrans Highway Information Network toll-free 800 number 24 hours a day: 1-800-427-7623 (ROAD), or check

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