by Kurt Hildebrand

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November 18, 2011
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Roadwork over, now prepare for winter

This week sees the change of seasons from roadwork to winter in Douglas County.

As temperatures plunge into the teens today, work on Highway 395 has come to a halt until spring.

"It's too cold to pave," said Nevada Department of Transportation Spokesman Scott Magruder. "The paving is done for the winter. They're doing some temporary striping, clean up work and some shouldering in the unpaved areas."

Even as Teichert Construction smoothes over the transitions between the new and old paving on Highway 395, stormy weather will bring a blast of winter today.

A high wind warning is in effect …

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The Record Courier Updated Nov 18, 2011 11:05AM Published Nov 18, 2011 11:04AM Copyright 2011 The Record Courier. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.