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By Garth Meyer
Gazette Reporter 

Feds add $151,000 to grant for Almota Road rebuild


January 3, 2019

Whitman County commissioners Dec. 17 approved an amendment to the county’s six-year transportation improvement plan to add $151,000 from the Federal Highway Infrastructure program, part of a planned allocation that sent $18.1 million to counties around the state.

The $151,000 will be added to what is estimated to be a $5.5 million Almota Road reconstruction project which is expected to be done this summer.

A 13.5 percent match from the county’s road department fund is required for the project.

“Just gives us a greater ability to build the project as best we can, said Dean Cornelison,...

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