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Newtown Road Paving Begins Today

In just a few days, motorists who use Newtown Road will have a nice new stretch of highway to drive on. Paving begins today on Newtown Road from Champion Mine to Empress. Nevada County Principal Civil Engineer Joshua Pack says this work is in addition to an earlier, more comprehensive project…

Listen to Joshua Pack 1

Instead, Pack says you’ll have a freshly paved road. Although it won’t have bike lanes on the entire stretch, the shoulders will be wider and safer for bicyclists. Expect short delays while the paving is being done, which should take a few days. After that, Pack says the project is essentially complete…

Listen to Joshua Pack 2

There also will be a 200-foot section that won’t be paved at this time because the Nevada Irrigation District is doing some work. N-I-D will pave the section when they are done instead of having to dig up a freshly paved road again.

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