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County completes most of dam road improvements


April 10, 2019

Linn County has completed substantial portions of its Foster Dam Access Road project, paving the gravel parking lot at the western shore of the lake, expanding the intersection with Poplar Street and widening a portion of the road between Poplar and 60th Avenue.

County Engineer Chuck Knoll said the contract requires completion by May 15.

“We’ve got everything done except on the main road,” Knoll said. “We’re going to grind that down, and we’re going to do a nice overlay, then stripe it.”

Curbs are still to come on the parking lot as well, Knoll said.

Progress has been hampe...

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