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Crews scramble to repair Little Girl's Point wash-outs

 

Ralph Ansami/Daily Globe

A HUGE pile of gravel, topped with a white tarp, has been hauled in to the first wash-out site on Lake Road entering from the Wisconsin side.

By RALPH ANSAMI

ransami@yourdailyglobe.com

BESSEMER - With 10 wash-outs to be repaired this fall, construction crews will be scrambling to get Lake Road in the Little Girl's Point area repaired before the snow piles up.

The road has been closed from the Wisconsin side since the devastating storm of July 11-12.

Gogebic County Road Commission Engineer-Director Darren Pionk gave the county board a brief review of project plans on Wednesday.

Responding to a question from a commissioner, he said he's optimistic that the repairs will be completed on schedule, by the end of next month.

"We are pr...



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