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Interstate 80 Bridge Project Delayed

It’s a project that was supposed to have started about a month ago but is still not underway yet. Caltrans Public Relations Officer Rochelle Jenkins says the ‘Raise 80’ project has been delayed…

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Nine overcrossings will literally be lifted to a newer federal standard of 16 feet, 6 inches. One bridge at Magra Road will require Interstate 80 to be closed overnight, with traffic detoured from Auburn, along Highway 49 through Grass Valley and Nevada City, then up Highway 20 to Yuba Gap…

Listen to Rochelle Jenkins 2

The project was originally scheduled to begin in late May or early June, but Jenkins says there have been a lot of details to be worked out with the contractors…

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Jenkins says the 36-million dollar project is now slated to begin around mid-July.

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