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Highway 65 bypass
City celebrates Nelson Lane widening at May 15 groundbreaking ceremony
Thursday May 15 2014
With construction workers watching on May 15, Lincoln City Council members and staff stood shoulder-to-shoulder with a congressman, a county supervisor and transportation o ...
Businesses doing well after the bypass opening
Thursday Oct 24 2013
After 40 years of anticipation, the Highway 65 Bypass became a reality on Oct. 7, 2012. A year later, The News Messenger asked residents how the bypass affected local businesses. ...
Long-awaited bypass celebrates 1-year anniversary
Wednesday Oct 23 2013
I admit that I still think of Lincoln Boulevard as G Street. G Street was renamed last year to coincide with the long-awaited 11.7 mile Lincoln Highway 65 Bypass opening. Other t ...
Process to update Sheridan’s community plan begins
Wednesday Dec 05 2012
Sheridan resident Steve Starling is wondering if Placer County should engage in a community update plan for Sheridan’s future if there isn’t any money to invest in infr ...
City preps for bypass opening
Wednesday Sep 26 2012
Editor’s note: The face of Lincoln will change Oct. 8 when the long-awaited Highway 65 Lincoln Bypass opens. Residents can join in the excitement Oct. 5 for the bypass grand-open ...
Residents talk trucks, congestion regarding bypass
Wednesday Apr 04 2012
Less truck traffic and congestion in downtown Lincoln are what some residents look forward to about the Highway 65 Bypass opening this fall. The News Messenger spoke with several ...
Bypass opening just a few months away
Wednesday Mar 21 2012
I, along with several other residents, have discovered a great new road to walk dogs, bike and, at the same time, see picturesque views of Lincoln. While this road will soon be off ...
Let's work together on logging truck decision
Wednesday Feb 22 2012
The “elephant in the room” has finally been let out of its cage. That “animal” is the logging trucks traveling on Highways 193 and 65 to and from the Sierra Pacific Industr ...
Could logging trucks avoid downtown?
Wednesday Feb 15 2012
While logging trucks traveling on Highways 193 and 65 will be a part of downtown Lincoln’s atmosphere once the bypass opens this summer, that might not be the case in the future ...
Few alternatives to prevent crashes at curve
Wednesday Dec 14 2011
Officials say there aren’t many alternatives available to prevent accidents on the Highway 65 bypass detour at Lincoln’s south end. That’s in light of a crash that occurred l ...
Highway 65 Bypass progress update
Wednesday Aug 10 2011
To begin, I believe it is important to address a rumor that pops up periodically that work on the Highway 65 Bypass has stopped. Let me assure you that work on the Highway 65 Bypa ...
California Transportation Commission approves $20 million for next phase of Lincoln bypass
Tuesday Jun 28 2011
The California Transportation Commission approved the distribution of $20 million last Thursday for the next phase of Lincoln’s State Route 65 Bypass. The new phase will add two ...
Highway 65 detour at Sterling Parkway to open Wednesday
Wednesday Jun 15 2011
Highway 65 detour at Sterling Parkway to open Wednesday By Tom Cosgrove Special to The News Messenger Many in the community are wondering about the delays to the opening of the d ...
Downtown to get a facelift by next summer
Wednesday May 25 2011
G Street. Or Lincoln Boulevard. The first line doesn’t conjure up special images; it sounds like just another generic street name appearing in numerous cities across the United ...
Highway bypass traffic shift on Southbound Route 65 to begin June 2
Wednesday May 25 2011
California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) plans to shift southbound Route 65 traffic to the new detour under the new Industrial Avenue Bridge, starting 6 a.m. June 2. So ...
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