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Overnight I-80 Closure Slated For September 9-10

The dates have been set for the upcoming Raise 80 Project, and the detour through Nevada County that comes with it…

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Caltrans spokeswoman Rochelle Jenkins says the Magra Road Bridge will be lifted during that time. In all, six structures will be raised, and the freeway will be lowered under three other overpasses, but the Magra Road bridge is the only one that will require a detour through Grass Valley and Nevada City. The closure dates are a Tuesday and Wednesday night, and Jenkins says a lot of truckers aren’t even going to bother with the detour…

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The 36 million-dollar project is required to make the overpasses meet federal standards of at least 16-and-a-half feet of clearance.

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