Leaving a Mendocino County town in the dust

Caltrans has been pressing for decades for a bypass that would route traffic on Highway 101 around the town of Willits, Calif., rather than through it. But the massive four-lane bypass now under construction has met with fierce opposition because of the environmental effects -- including drainage of wetlands -- and fear of a loss of tourism.
Mel Melcon / Los Angeles Times
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