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Nevada County Says No More LaBarr Funding

The Nevada County Transportation Commission has decided not to continue the Highway 49-LaBarr Meadows Project. Caltrans went 840-thousand dollars over budget and is seeking more money from the state Transportation Commission. The Nevada County Transportation Commission had a special meeting this morning (Friday)…

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That’s N-C-T-C Executive Director Dan Landon. The project, which widened Highway 49, was almost complete, but Landon says there were three elements left undone…

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And the third is the striping, which will be done with reflective paint instead of the longer-lasting thermal plastic striping. The decision by the N-C-T-C doesn’t necessarily kill the project. Caltrans Deputy Director Tom Brannon says that’s still undetermined…

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The commission voted 6-1 against additional funding. Commission Chair Larry Jostes cast the dissenting vote.

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