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By Garth Meyer
Gazette Reporter 

County road work projects begin

 

August 8, 2019



A three-week, county-wide rumblestrip and striping project was to begin Wednesday on Hume Road, part of a list of roads to get new rumblestrips followed by re-painted centerlines and white fog lines along the the edge of lanes.

The work is funded by $610,000 in grant money received last year from the Federal Highway Safety Improvement program.

Dean Cornelison, assistant county engineer, estimates five to seven working days for rumblestrips, then a day to seal the strips’ 28 miles with a liquid asphalt for preservation.

“Expect short traffic delays at any of the places work is occurring...



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