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MDOT awards County 519 project $4.7 million grant

 

February 15, 2018



By RICHARD JENKINS

rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com

LANSING — Much like the road itself, a more than $4.7 million state grant announced Wednesday to improve County Road 519 is intended to smooth the way for the development of the Copperwood copper mining project in northern Gogebic County.

The $4,775,321 state transportation economic development grant is designed to help fund a Gogebic County Road Commission project to reconstruct 13 miles of County Road 519 between M-28 and the site of Highland Copper’s Copperwood Project to make the road an all-season road.

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