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Public hears options to fix road into Porkies


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SILVER CITY — The Ontonagon County Road Commission and the Michigan Department of Natural Resources agree something must be done to protect County Road 107, the main entry road on the east end of the Porcupine Mountain Wilderness State Park, but the question remains what course of action to take.

High water levels and whipping winds off Lake Superior have undermined approximately 1.65 miles of the road, which is also known as the 107th Engineers Memorial Highway.

Seven proposals are under consideration and a public hearing to discuss them was held Wednes...

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