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Aanestad to discuss Highway 49

Now is the time to get involved. On the 25th of this month, Sen. Sam Aanestad will be joining us in a meeting with the head of Caltrans to discuss Highway 49. We are at the point when we need as many letters as we can possibly get regarding the dangers of the highway. With the recent fatality, we are more determined now than ever to ask that the speed limit be lowered to 55 mph from 65 mph on the section from Dry Creek in Auburn to Combie Road and also install center safety barriers to protect us from cross-over accidents. On the upper part of 49, we all know that the road needs to be widened with center barriers also.

We are asking that letters be sent either to us by email, addressed in the body of the letter to Aanestad, or faxed directly to him at (916) 319-2103. The residents of this area need to make their voices heard regarding deadly Highway 49. Please ask everyone you know to help us and ask them to address the speed issue on the Auburn side to 55 mph and more enforcement (Grass Valley CHP is doing a wonderful job), center safety barriers and the widening of the highway to Grass Valley. We will take them with us to the meeting. This is our last chance. Without your letters, we have no voice. Our group has done as much as we can and now we are calling on you to help make a difference on 49.

If you have any questions please feel free to contact us.



Bruce and Deborah Jones

Citizens for Highway 49 Safety


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