State Route 70 Belden Overlay Project

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The Project:

The Belden Overlay Project will provide a pavement overlay on 15 miles of State Route 70 in Plumas County near Belden, from approximately one mile east of Chambers Creek Bridge to 0.7 mile east of Virgilia Road.

Project Includes:

Replacing asphalt concrete surfacing via digouts and placing 0.10’ hot mix asphalt overlay in project area, shoulder backing, upgrading guardrail to meet current standards, and removal and replacement of thermoplastic pavement markings and stripe.

Current Project Schedule:

There are an estimated 30 working days for this project, all which will require traffic control. Construction is currently scheduled for summer of 2022.  The project was originally planned for the 2021 construction season but was postponed due to the Dixie Fire.

Project Funding Estimates:

Total project cost (including support) is $4.1 million. This project is made possible by Highway Maintenance funding, with portions from Senate Bill (SB) 1.

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Contacts:

Project Manager: Brandon Trent

Public Information Officer: Chris Woodward