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Work under way to improve Foster Dam Road, parking


December 12, 2018

A CONSTRUCTION CREW works on the parking lot at the corner of Poplar Street and Foster Dam Road.last week.

Work is wrapping up this week on a portion of nearly $1 million in improvements to Foster Dam Road and the parking lot serving the west end of Foster Lake.

The $826,158.80 project is being constructed by North Santiam Paving Company of Stayton.

Funding comes from a $1,320,000 Federal Lands Access Program grant administered by the Federal Highway Administration.

County Engineer Chuck Knoll said the project will make a variety of improvements to the area, including:

- Widening of Foster Dam Road from 60th Avenue to the intersection with Poplar Street as well as a short segment of Poplar S...

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