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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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UPDATE ON THE CENTERVILLE ROAD REPAIR PROJECT MAY 11, 2020

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May 11, 2020


UPDATE ON THE CENTERVILLE ROAD REPAIR PROJECT

Butte County, Ca – Work started on the Centerville Road Storm Damage Repair Project during the third week of April 13, 2020.  The Contractor has completed construction of the Soldier Pile Wall, excavation into the adjoining hillside, and is now prepared to install underground drainage facilities on Wednesday, May 13, 2020.  To provide for the safety of the traveling public, it will be necessary to restrict access on Centerville Road for one day during the completion of this drainage work.

The Centerville roadway operation schedule for Wednesday, May 13, 2020 is planned as follows:

Midnight to 8am                              Roadway open to all traffic, expect less than 15 minute delays
8am to 10am                                   Roadway closed to all traffic
10am to 10:30 am                            Road open to all traffic, expect less than 15 minute delays
10:30am to 12pm                           Roadway closed to all traffic
12pm to 1pm                                    Roadway open to all traffic, expect less than 15 minute delays
1pm to 2:30pm                               Roadway closed to all traffic
2:30pm to 3pm                                 Roadway open to all traffic, expect less than 15 minute delays
3pm to 4:30pm                               Roadway closed to all traffic
4:30pm to midnight                         Roadway open to all traffic, expect less than 15 minute delays

The Contractor has placed a changeable message board sign near the intersection of Honey Run Road and Centerville Road, and will post updates to this schedule if there are planned changes.  Butte Creek Canyon residents, delivery/solid waste collection services, bicyclists and others with plans to travel into this area are encouraged to plan their schedules around these planned closures, to minimize the congestion, and allow the Contractor the opportunity to get this critical work completed.

Plans have been made to accommodate emergency vehicle traffic such as Fire, EMS and Butte County Sheriff’s Office, and every effort will be made to allow emergency traffic through the work zone with a minimal amount of delay.

All work is being performed in strict conformance with State and Local COVID-19 social distancing rules and hand sanitization guidelines, wi
Monday, May 11, 2020 /Number of views (574) /Categories: News and Announcements
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REACH BUTTE COUNTY LIBRARY FROM YOUR HOME

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May 1, 2020

REACH BUTTE COUNTY LIBRARY FROM YOUR HOME

Butte County, Calif.—Butte County Library locations are currently closed to the public due to the COVID-19 pandemic; however, online services are still available in addition to many virtual programs.

Butte County residents are encouraged to sign up for a Butte County Library E-Card. The E-Card provides access to online services including EBooks, Hoopla, Zinio Magazines, The New York Times and much more. Butte County residents can sign up for a Butte County Library E-Card for free at www.buttecounty.net/bclibrary/e-resources. Online services help guides are available at https://www.buttecounty.net/bclibrary/ElectronicServicesHelp

Butte County Library is also offering many virtual programs on the Butte County Library Facebook Page, including virtual story time and virtual summer reading. Follow along at https://www.facebook.com/ButteCountyLibrary/ .

For further information on Butte County Library online services and virtual programs, please call 530-552-5652.

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Friday, May 01, 2020 /Number of views (600) /Categories: News and Announcements
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UPDATE ON THE CENTERVILLE ROAD REPAIR PROJECT MAY 1, 2020

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May 1, 2020

 

 

UPDATE ON THE CENTERVILLE ROAD REPAIR PROJECT

 

Butte County, Ca – Work started on the Centerville Road Storm Damage Repair Project during the week of April 13, 2020.  The Contractor has completed drilling and placing piles to support the Soldier Pile Wall.  During the week of May 4th, the Contractor will be installing the concrete lagging between the piles, to complete the construction of the Soldier Pile Wall.  This wall will ultimately provide the necessary lateral support for the new roadway once it is constructed.


During the three day time period next week (Monday to Wednesday), the amount of heavy equipment necessary to accomplish the work will require restricted access on Centerville Road.  Under the contract terms, the Contractor is allowed no more than 12 total working days during the course of this project that they can close the roadway to all traffic for specific times of the day.

 

The roadway operation schedule for Monday, May 4, Tuesday, May 5 and Wednesday, May 6, 2020 is planned as follows:

 

Midnight to 8am                              Roadway open to all traffic, expect less than 15 minute delays

8am to 10am                                    Roadway closed to all traffic

10am to 10:30 am                           Road open to all traffic, expect less than 15 minute delays

10:30am to 12pm                            Roadway closed to all traffic

12pm to 1pm                                    Roadway open to all traffic, expect less than 15 minute delays

1pm to 2:30pm                                Roadway closed

Friday, May 01, 2020 /Number of views (679) /Categories: News and Announcements
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UPDATE ON THE CENTERVILLE ROAD REPAIR PROJECT APRIL 24, 2020

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April 24, 2020

 

 

UPDATE ON THE CENTERVILLE ROAD REPAIR PROJECT APRIL 24, 2020

 

Butte County, Ca – Work started on the Centerville Road Storm Damage Repair Project during the week of April 13, 2020.  The Contractor initiated construction of the Soldier Pile Wall during the week of April 20, 2020.  This work will continue during the week of April 27th.  For three days during the week of April 27, the amount of heavy equipment necessary to accomplish the drilling work and concrete pumping will require restricted access on Centerville Road.  Under the contract terms, the Contractor is allowed no more than 12 working days during the course of this project that they can close the roadway to all traffic for specific times of the day.

 

The roadway operation schedule for Monday, April 27, is planned as follows:

 

Midnight to 1pm                            Roadway open to all traffic, expect less than 15 minute delays

1pm to 3pm                                    Roadway closed to all traffic

3pm to midnight                            Roadway open to all traffic, expect less than 15 minute delays

 

The roadway operation schedule for Tuesday, April 28 and Thursday, April 30 is planned as follows:

 

Midnight to 10am                           Roadway open to all traffic, expect less than 15 minute delays

10am to 1pm                                 Roadway closed to all traffic

1pm to 2pm                               &

Friday, April 24, 2020 /Number of views (664) /Categories: News and Announcements
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BUTTE COUNTY ANNOUNCES FACEBOOK LIVE DISCUSSION ON WEED ABATEMENT ENHANCEMENT

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April 22, 2020

 

BUTTE COUNTY ANNOUNCES FACEBOOK LIVE DISCUSSION ON WEED ABATEMENT ENHANCEMENT

Butte County, Calif.— Butte County will host a Facebook Live presentation and discussion with Butte County Fire Chief David Hawks and Butte County District 5 Supervisor Doug Teeter regarding a possible amendment that would enhance the Butte County Weed Abatement Ordinance. The Weed Abatement Ordinance outlines, among other things, the vegetation management responsibilities for residents of wildfire-prone areas.

The Facebook Live presentation and discussion will take place on the Butte County Facebook page located at www.Facebook.com/ButteCounty on Thursday, April 23, 2020 at 2:00pm. Butte County residents are encouraged to watch the Facebook Live presentation and join in the question and answer discussion immediately following the presentation. Questions will be answered in the order they are received.

 

 

 

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