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County getting set to begin improvements on Foster Dam Road


October 10, 2018

THIS GRAPHIC shows proposed improvements along Foster Dam Road.

Linn County is moving forward with a grant-funded plan to improve Foster Dam Access Road, the road that runs up the south end of the dam from Wiley Park, which includes paving the parking lot at the road's intersection with Poplar Street.

The Board of Commissioners opened bids for the project during its regular meeting on Oct. 2. Awarding the project to the low bidder was on the agenda for its regular meeting on Oct. 9, which was held after press time.

County Engineer Chuck Knoll said the low bid was $826,000. The project is funded by a $1.3 million grant from the Federal Lands Access Pro...

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