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Guard helps with Gogebic County road repairs


Tom Stankard / Daily Globe

MEMBERS OF the Michigan National Guard, including Sgt. Ryan Abramson, work to rebuild roads at Little Girl's Point Tuesday following storms and flooding in the region July 11.


BESSEMER - Following the severe thunderstorm of July 11 that devastated Little Girl's Point, the Gogebic County Road Commission is "hard at work" repairing roads in the surrounding area.

Road commission manager Darren Pionk said Tuesday the commission has begun surveying and designing plans for the eight major sections of Lake Road that were damaged by the flash floods.

Pionk said the damages total about $5.5 million.

Down the road, Pionk said the commission has suspended all future road projects this year to help fund repairs and is also looking for additional funding. Pionk said road p...

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