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Freezing temperatures close Placerville roadway

Due to safety concerns, a section of Placerville Drive between Forni Road and east of the Highway 50 eastbound off ramp will be closed to traffic when temperatures dip below freezing.
Due to safety concerns, a section of Placerville Drive between Forni Road and east of the Highway 50 eastbound off ramp will be closed to traffic when temperatures dip below freezing. Placerville Police Department

Placerville police announced that the city will close a section of Placerville Drive as a safety precaution when temperatures dip below freezing.

To prevent accidents and injuries, Placerville Drive will be closed between Forni Road and east of the eastbound Highway 50 offramp during icy conditions.

Vehicles traveling west on Main Street will be detoured on Forni Road. Eastbound traffic will be detoured onto eastbound Highway 50.

Police remind drivers to slow down and use caution on all roadways during rain or freezing temperatures.

Cathy Locke: 916-321-5287, @lockecathy

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