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Brunswick Slipout Repair Work to Begin Soon

An update on the Brunswick Road ‘slipout’ just outside of Grass Valley. The Nevada County Public Works department is getting ready to start work on the road that crumbled just south of the Greenhorn-East Bennett Street intersection. Principal Civil Engineer Joshua Pack says they’ve come up with a way to fix the roadway which could save millions of dollars. He says the first step is to get all of the water out of that slope…

Listen to Joshua Pack 1

After another month after the hillside dries out, they will reconstruct the roadway, and also add additional drains so that the road doesn’t slip again. Pack says the initial phase will cost about 70-thousand dollars, and would have been millions if they tore the road apart and built the whole thing over again. Plus, Pack is hoping for emergency funding…

Listen to Joshua Pack 2

That portion of Brunswick carries somewhere between 12 and 15-thousand cars a day. The work should be completed in July.

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