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Caltrans Restores Storm Damaged Roadway



Caltrans News Flash #104

Date: November 22, 2016
District: Headquarters
Contact: Mark Dinger
Phone: (916) 654-3145
Contact: Tamie McGowen
Phone: (916) 657-6050

CHILI GULCH – Heavy rains undermined and nearly washed away a portion of State Route 193, north of Placerville in El Dorado County. After months of planning and study, and 90 working days – the roadway was fully restored for the nearly 2,500 drivers who use this highway every day.

In this Caltrans News Flash, we show you how Caltrans drilled down to ensure that mountainous roads like this one are rebuilt on solid ground and what engineers devised and constructed to make sure the road doesn't slip again.

This video can also be viewed at: https://youtu.be/sOD5DmJWl4c.

This Caltrans News Flash is the 104th in a series of videos highlighting Caltrans' activities that present the wide-ranging and critical work that Caltrans does to enhance California's economy and livability.To see more of these and other videos, search for #CaltransNewsFlash on Twitter or visit Caltrans News Flash on YouTube (http://bit.ly/1ez3LYz).

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