Thursday, April 22, 2010

Weather blocks I-80 roadway completion

By Barry Eberling | DAILY REPUBLIC | April 21, 2010 16:44

Road crews work on a section of I-80 near Abernathy Road in Fairfield in 2009.

FAIRFIELD - Workers have a few finishing touches to add to the Interstate 80 pavement renovation effort in Fairfield, though they'll wait for better weather to get started.

They still must add another layer of pavement to the five-mile section from near the Anheuser Busch brewery to east of Air Base Parkway. Work is to begin in mid-May.

The temperature has to be at least 55 degrees to have the asphalt pavement stick well, Ruth said. And this temperature will have to come after nightfall.

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