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Butte County is a place of natural beauty with countless opportunities for recreation in both rural and urban environments. Many Butte County residents live in one of the five incorporated towns or cities: Biggs, Chico, Gridley, Oroville or Paradise. Butte County government provides services to residents through 23 diverse departments. Services include elections, road maintenance, public safety, solid waste disposal, and health and human services to name a few.

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CRACK SEALING OF ORO QUINCY HIGHWAY

Thursday, March 12, 2020/Categories: News and Announcements

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

March 11, 2020

CRACK SEALING OF ORO QUINCY HIGHWAY

 

BUTTE COUNTY, Ca--Butte County Public Works will be performing crack sealing of Oro Quincy Highway, from Lake Madrone to Mountain House during the time period of March 12, 2020 to April 17th, 2020.  This crack sealing process will help to seal the roadway surface, and will help prevent the formation of potholes during inclement weather.

Motorists that travel these roadways should expect delays of up to 15 minutes. Work schedules will vary based on the weather and crew availability, but will generally start at 7:30 a.m. with work completed and roads opened back up to traffic by 3:00 p.m.

During work hours, Oro Quincy Highway will be restricted to a single lane of traffic, with flaggers stopping and directing traffic through the work zone.  Please use caution, drive carefully and pay attention to the directions provided by traffic control personnel.

The Butte County Public Works Department has been serving its residents since 1850, providing cost effective roadway maintenance services.  The Department maintains approximately 1,300 miles of roadways, over 500 bridges and drainage structures and more than 18,000 road signs. 

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