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Aug. 6 - 16: Traffic Delays due to 2018 Chip Seal Program in Biggs and Gridley Area

Friday, August 03, 2018/Categories: News and Announcements

For Immediate Release: Aug. 3, 2018
Media Contact: Jacob Fredrick, Gridley Maintenance Foreman, 530.712.1253

Road Conditions Map: www.buttecounty.net/roadconditions 
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Motorists, pedestrians and bicyclists in Biggs and Gridley should expect 30-minute delays on several roads Aug. 6 – 16, from 7 a.m. – 4 p.m., to allow Butte County Public Works Maintenance Crews to chip seal local roads.   

Impacted roads include:

  • Aug. 6: Prep work on all roads listed

  • Aug. 7: B Street from Highway 99 to Biggs City limits

  • Aug. 7: Dos Rios Road from Biggs East to Larkin/East Rio Bonito intersection

  • Aug. 8: Biggs East Highway from Highway 99 to Larkin

  • Aug. 9 and 10: Larkin from East Gridley Road to Sutter County

  • Aug. 13 – 16: East Gridley from the Gridley City limits to Larkin Road intersection, then finishing East Gridley from Highway 70 to the Larkin intersection.

Road Motorists should expect delays during this construction project and are encouraged to use alternate routes during this time period.  If motorists must travel through the work zone, they are urged to use caution and to obey the directions provided by traffic control personnel.  

Public Safety emergency traffic will be given priority, and delays should be minimal. Community members can also utilize an interactive map with road information at www.buttecounty.net/roadconditions


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