A bicyclist rides southbound on Lincoln Boulevard, Lincoln’s main street, after the state completed a Highway 65 bypass that took trucks and other heavy traffic off the street. Lincoln city officials believe that the Placer County city will see a reivival of its downtown area with the traffic shift.
A bicyclist rides southbound on Lincoln Boulevard, Lincoln’s main street, after the state completed a Highway 65 bypass that took trucks and other heavy traffic off the street. Lincoln city officials believe that the Placer County city will see a reivival of its downtown area with the traffic shift. Jose Luis Villegas jvillegas@sacbee.com
A bicyclist rides southbound on Lincoln Boulevard, Lincoln’s main street, after the state completed a Highway 65 bypass that took trucks and other heavy traffic off the street. Lincoln city officials believe that the Placer County city will see a reivival of its downtown area with the traffic shift. Jose Luis Villegas jvillegas@sacbee.com
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