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Cal Trans May Further Modify Hwy 174 Project

After getting more flak about its Highway 174 safety project at the recent Nevada County Supervisors meeting, Cal Trans is considering even more modifications. The Board had also passed a resolution urging the agency to re-evaluate the project, which has been in the works for three years. At Monday’s quarterly meeting of their Program Development Team, Agency Spokeswoman Liza Whitmore says more changes will be looked at, even though plans were revised as recently as last year…

click to listen to Liza Whitmore

Whitmore says any changes will likely be released in January….

click to listen to Liza Whitmore

The project would focus on a 2-lane stretch of Highway 174, between Maple Way and You Bet Road, where, from 2009-2011, Cal Trans says accidents were 2-3 times the normal rate.

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