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No Problems with Traffic Shift on HWY 49 this Weekend

Cal Trans shifted traffic onto the northbound lanes of the new Highway 49 pavement at La Barr Meadows Road over the weekend.  The California Highway Patrol says everything went smoothly for motorists and there were no accidents reported.  Cal Trans spokesperson Rochelle Jenkins says the white concrete k-rail barriers will be in place for safety for the next two months.
click to hear Rochelle Jenkins

Motorists will also see the new signal light at La Barr Meadows and Highway 49 energized soon.
click to hear Rochelle Jenkins

The $29 million Highway 49/La Barr Meadows Project  will widen State Route 49 to four lanes between Little Valley Road and Norambagua Way, just south of Grass Valley. Completion is expected by the end of this year.

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