Highway 193 work begins
The state Department of Transportation alerts motorists of occasional traffic delays on Highway 193 between Newcastle and Lincoln in Placer County as construction work begins on an upcoming road realignment project. According to Caltrans, one-way traffic controls will begin Wednesday between Clark Tunnel Road and Hidden Acres Lane. Work will continue into March to clear the project area and remove opportunities for bird nesting so that birds will not be disturbed when construction fully begins later this spring. Changeable message signs alerting motorists, particularly truck traffic, to the delays will be placed at the Interstate 80 and Highway 65 interchange, on Highway 193 east of Lincoln before Sierra College Boulevard and at the Highway 193 and Interstate 80 junction. Caltrans says motorists should expect travel delays and, when possible, use alternate routes.
Community college board to meet
The Los Rios Community College District board of trustees meets at 5:30 p.m. in the Community Room of Folsom Lake College, 10 College Parkway, Folsom.
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Food Processing Expo at convention center
The Food Processing Expo begins a two-day run at the Sacramento Convention Center, 1400 J St. The event is devoted to food processing and is sponsored each year by the California League of Food Processors, based in Sacramento. Go to www.foodprocessingexpo.net for more information.
Things to do
- Celebrate the Lunar New Year (the Year of the Monkey) with art, stories, food, and music activities from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Sacramento Children’s Museum, 2701 Prospect Park Drive, Rancho Cordova. Special guest is musician Khulan Hood, who performs at 11 a.m. on the khuuchir, a two-stringed, bowed musical instrument from Mongolia. Go to www.sackids.org for more information.