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San Luis Obispo Drivers on Highway 227 (Broad Street) can expect short delays starting Monday as Caltrans crews begin a three-day paving operation.

Work will take place in both directions from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m., then resume from 7 to 11 p.m. next week, Caltrans officials said. One lane in each direction will remain open, and motorists can expect delays no longer than five minutes.

No work is scheduled in the southbound lanes during the afternoon commute from 4 to 7, officials said.

The $7.1 million project also includes recent improvements on South Street and the construction of a sidewalk on Madonna Road near the Highway 101 overcrossing.

— Stephen Curran Paso Robles First Baptist Church and His Healing Hands Ministry will host a day of free health and vision screenings and dental care from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 16, at First Baptist Church, 1646 Park St.

Uninsured or minimally insured children and adults are invited to attend.

The screenings will include glucose/sugar, blood pressure, vision, dental screening and hygiene education and chiropractic services with spine alignment.

Participants will be checked between 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. For details contact 238-4419 or e-mail questions@fbcpasorobles.org.

— Julia Hickey

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