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Newtown Road Work To Begin This Week

It’s not quite the scale of the Dorsey Drive project, but work begins this week on widening Newtown Road. Nevada County Public Works Director Steve Castleberry says the idea for the project came from the cycling community…

Listen to Steve Castleberry 1

Castleberry says funding for part of the project has come through from the federal government and other grants for part of the project, but that construction won’t begin until next year…

Listen to Steve Castleberry 2

But the first phase of the project will be from Champion Road to Empress Road, and will be funded locally…

Listen to Steve Castleberry 3

Most of the work will consist of shoulder grading and widening in some spots. Motorists can expect periodic traffic delays.

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