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Humboldt County road conditions for the weekend of Feb. 17

As of Friday morning, the following is the complete list of road conditions throughout the county: Shively Road — one lane controlled traffic at PM 3.56 and PM 7.00 Alderpoint Road — one-way controlled traffic at PM 30.33 and...

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