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Hwy 49 LaBarr Meadows Project Almost Complete

Work is almost complete on the $29 million Highway 49/La Barr Meadows Project that will widen State Route 49 to four lanes between Little Valley Road and Norambagua Way, just south of Grass Valley. The project includes a signalized intersection at La Barr Meadows Road, widening of shoulders, adding right- turn pockets and new sound walls. Caltrans Spokesperson Rochelle Jenkins says  they should be all done  by the end of this month.
click to listen to Rochelle Jenkins
She says Caltrans has also done some extra work at the sinkhole that developed in a culvert near the Golden Chain Motel to ensure it doesn’t cause problems in the future.
click to listen to Rochelle Jenkins
Through  Friday Aug.23  on State Route 49  from Alta Sierra to Norambgua Road ,  Motorists can expect one-way traffic controls from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m.  A contractor is scheduled to do miscellaneous work.

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