On June 25, 2014, Paradise Town Council voted to place a 1/2 cent local sales tax measure on the November 4, 2014 ballot to preserve police protection, fire suppression, street maintenance, animal control and other public services. Measure C is a revenue measure that will be placed on the November 4, 2014 ballot. If passed, the sales tax would automatically expire after 6 years and would be subject to review by a citizen oversight committee.
Last Updated on Friday, 22 August 2014 12:44
Construction for the Downtown Paradise Safety Project is progressing. Residents and commuters are reminded to please drive slowly and pay attention to the roadway in the construction zones. A list of construction zone safety tips is provided below:
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Looking for the latest information regarding construction efforts for the Downtown Paradise Safety Project? Please visit the Project Construction website.
The Downtown Paradise Safety Project aims to substantially increase motorist and pedestrian safety along Skyway between Vista Way and Elliott Road, primarily within the Downtown corridor of Pearson Road and Elliott Road. The one-million dollar project is grant funded through the Highway Safety Improvement Program administered by the California Department of Transportation. This grant was awarded to the Town of Paradise in October of 2012 based upon historical collision data.
The project focus is absolutely safety and should not be considered a capacity-increasing, time-saving project. In short, the project promotes predictable, safe behavior for pedestrians and motorists. This can be accopmplished by reducing the number of travel lanes and adding a center two-way left-turn lane, enhancing pedestrian crosswalks and coordinating traffic signals. The final design has been thoroughly researched, investigated, and presented to achieve safety objectives while managing the high volumes of traffic... (READ MORE)
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The Town of Paradise maintains approximately 100 miles of roadway with about 80 miles of striping (centerlines and lane/edge lines).
These lines fade and wear away due to heavy traffic and snowplow and sanding activities. The Town of Paradise Public Works Division, in conjunction with Butte County Public Works Department, will begin centerline striping and lane line operations on the most heavily traveled roadways. Click here to view the entire article.
Last Updated on Friday, 08 August 2014 15:09
Starting Tuesday, July 8, 2014, Ginno Construction crews will be performing utility location and connection work at the intersection of Skyway at Maxwell Drive. Work will require temporary traffic control in effect between the hours of 8AM and 4PM near the Maxwell Drive intersection. Motorists should expect various lane closures intermittently over the next few weeks. Traffic signal operation will be maintained throughout construction and motorists should not be delayed through the work area. All work is related to the new Big 5 Sporting Goods store construction at 7337 Skyway.
Ginno Construction Superintendent, Evan Carr may be reached at (530) 894-6852 with any questions regarding the work.
Last Updated on Thursday, 03 July 2014 11:11