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Gravel-Covered County Roads Suffering During Snow Melt

Country Roads in Des Moines County are in bad shape. Especially right now. County Engineer Brian Carter says that the recent snow melt has seriously affected gravel-covered county roads. “I don’t think there is a gravel road out there that isn’t soft,” Carter said, “Some are worse than others.” During a Tuesday morning board of supervisors meeting, long time rural Des Moines County resident Richard Smith asked the council to use some of the anticipated $400,000 in additional road use funds to pave Irish Ridge Road. Continue Reading →

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