With April here the road construction spring season of 2013 near Emlenton, is soon to be in full swing. The Route 38 Emlenton Hill Reconstruction Project is 30 days old and the crews of Mekis Construction are methodically reshaping, widening, and straightening the Phase I section of Rts. 38 and 208 from the intersection of Rts. 38 and 208 at I 80 exit 42 to Squaw Valley and Big Bend Road. This section is closed except for local traffic.