Million dollar construction project continues


Road closed between 9th and 10th streets. Photo credit: Luke Dennison

Construction project continues to cause detours and delays on the intersections of Ivy street, East 8th and East 9th streets, near ABC market.

Construction On Ivy
Outside ABC market on Ivy Street construction continues . Photo credit: Luke Dennison

The project cost a total estimate of 1,500,000 dollars.

Butte County has funded this project that is trying to install new traffic signals on the intersection of both East 8th and 9th street, to prevent accidents at both intersections.

Lane and shoulder restrictions are expected along with road closures between 8th and 10th streets down Ivy street. Its closed from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Mondays to Fridays, according to Butte County workers.

Construction work.
Road closed between 8th and 9th streets down Ivy street. Photo credit: Luke Dennison

Butte County also continues to work on a 4 million dollar project to apply Americans with Disability Act compliant sidewalk ramps, gutters, curbs, and driveways on East 8th, 9th and Ivy streets.

All of this construction is expected to be completed within 2017.

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