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Colfax reseal and gravel project begins

City Public Works started street project

COLFAX — Crews from the Colfax City Public Works department began work on Wednesday, June 26, to re-seal and gravel 35 streets per day throughout town.

Crews will work from McDonald Park to 12th Street and then move to the Thorn Street area. Residents should expect 15-minute delays.

“Our project is putting down a thin layer of oil and gravel to preserve the roads. Our streets are ranked low within Washington, and we got a grant with Ottawa Seal,” said Director Matt Hammer.

Hammer reports that the original application was submitted for $2 million, but the final bid was $888,000.

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