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Maintaining rural roads a key issue for county

Maintaining rural roads a key issue for county

Work on the roundabout east of Marion prompted a detour that brought more than 2,500 vehicles through Marion?s Main Street as a project detour?between 500 to 600 of those being trucks. The road through 2015 became difficult for county-government leaders when significant rain in late spring exposed gravel inadequacies on many rural roads in the face of limited county budgets. […]

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Commission responds to concerns on rural roads

Commission responds to concerns on rural roads

This week may mark a turning point in Marion County?s road and bridge program.<p>The Marion County Commission was expected to meet all morning Monday to discuss road and bridge options with department personnel (See story on page X).<p>Commission Chairman Dan Holub said this would be likely followed at the Friday payday meeting with major announcements for expansion of road and […]

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Window closing for gravel applications on rural roads

Don?t expect many rock applications to county roads for the time being because an over-pressed county road and bridge department has to use the summertime warm weather window from here forward to make hard-surface applications. That?s the main message County Road and Bridge Director Randy Crawford made May 18 at the Marion County Commission meeting. He did promise commissioners a […]

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