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Wakefield City moves closer to $2.9 million water project


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WAKEFIELD — The application for a $2.925 million loan was expected to be formally submitted this week to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Rural Development division in relation to a pending water project for the city of Wakefield.

Matt Treado, the Ishpeming office manager of U.P. Engineers and Architects, reported the news at a Monday evening meeting of the Wakefield City Council.

During the virtual session, Treado said he hopes to get a response to the funding request by May, and he anticipates advertising for bids at the start of next year. He spec...