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Angels Camp Bypass Opening May Be Delayed

San Andreas, CA — Due to the recent lightning storms the planned July 22nd opening of the Angels Camp Bypass (Hwy 4) may be delayed.

According to Tim McSorley of the Calaveras County Council of Governments the Senior Construction Engineer for Teichert Construction would not allow work fearing the potential danger to workers.

As far as unofficial opening ceremonies are concerned, McSorley says the initial plans call for perhaps a fun run, bands, vendors with booths and refreshments the day prior to the official ribbon cutting ceremony by Caltrans officials.

As mentioned in his Monday comments Governor Schwarzenegger has been invited to participate in the ceremonies as the Angels Camp Bypass is believed to be the first project completed with funds provided by Proposition 1B.

The Angels Camp Bypass will be finished a year and a half ahead of schedule and approximately $6 million under budget.