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Repairs to Highway 49 on Ridge Could Take Weeks

A break in the wet weather is coming, and that may be the best news in Nevada County for people who live on the San Juan Ridge…

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Caltrans spokeswoman Liza Whitmore says there are two of those so-called ‘slipouts’. One is in Sierra County, but the other one is between Tyler Foote and Newtown Roads. Whitmore says it’s going to be awhile before they can get the road repaired….

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Whitmore says they are allowing local traffic through that area, but you do have to show proof of residence. If you are coming from Nevada City, you have to prove that you live before the Yuba River bridge, otherwise they will not let you through.

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