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Road commission gets $1 million in state aid for storm repairs

 


By RICHARD JENKINS

rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com

BESSEMER — While the Gogebic County Road Commission had already learned it would be receiving financial assistance in repairing the storm damage to Lake Road, it was also informed July 28 that it would be getting a $1 million grant to help repair local roads and culverts around Little Girl’s Point damaged during the July 11, 2016 storm.

“We are pretty ecstatic here at the road commission, because we have never received a special grant like this,” road commission engineering manager Darren Pionk said. “Unfortunately, it took a flooding...



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