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Rail ties being replaced in Chico

Crew member on West Sacramento Avenue gets ready to slow down traffic as construction to replace the railroad ties begin Photo credit: George Johnston

George Johnston

February 21, 2016

Construction to replace the railroad ties running through Chico began Sunday Feb. 21. "They're old and the nails are coming out," John Gaston, a crew member on site explained. By law, railroad ties are to be replaced every so many years to maintain the railroad said Sunny Shea, another crew member...

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