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Emergency Vehicles Getting Green Light on 49

It’s another small step to help make the Highway 49 corridor safer between Grass Valley and Auburn. Work crews are installing what are called ’emergency vehicle pre-emption devices. County Principal Civil Engineer Joshua Pack says these are the devices that will automatically give a green light to a police car or fire engine going through a traffic signal…

Listen to Joshua Pack 1

The new devices will accommodate technology that’s been in place for a couple of decades, but also a newer G-P-S based system that some departments have…

Listen to Joshua Pack 2

Work is being done at night at the intersections throughout the month of August, with little to no impacts for traffic The cost is just under 64-thousand dollars.


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