Caltrans Virtual Open House Video Posted for Full Multimodal Highway 49 Corridor Plan – YubaNet


Community members are invited to view a virtual open house video presentation for the Highway 49 Global Multimodal Corridor Plan (SR 49 CMCP).

The virtual open house describes the process of developing SR 49 CMCP, which is a long-term transportation plan for the Highway 49 corridor between Auburn and Grass Valley. Future projects aim to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and improve the livability of the community through operational improvements, technological advancements and increased multimodal options such as bicycle and pedestrian facilities, bus routes local and express and passenger and freight trains. The CMCP is also developed with a concern for equity in order to minimize the impacts on underserved communities.

In addition to the virtual open house, an investigation is currently underway through September 30, 2021 solicit valuable feedback from community members who will guide the future development of the project.

The SR 49 CMCP covers approximately 25 miles of the Hwy 49 corridor – starting in Auburn, Placer County at the junction of Interstate 80 and ending in Nevada County at the junction of Hwy 20 in Grass Valley. The corridor is also close to the Amtrak Auburn-Conheim station and the Grass Valley Transit transfer facility.

The SR 49 CMCP website is live and will include the virtual open house video and public inquiry through September 30 To

For more information on SR 49 CMCP, contact Will Schilling, Director of Corridor Planning, at [email protected] or (530) 821-8409.

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