Serving Gogebic, Iron and Ontonagon Counties

Road resurfacing project begins

By CHARITY SMITH

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WAKEFIELD - Drivers on U.S. 2 and M-28 in Wakefield will find delays as flaggers work to juggle opposing traffic onto one available lane on each road.

"We're trying real hard to keep everybody safe," said Mike Fercello, a laborer and flagger with Veteran-Co of Minneapolis. "So we have to make people wait. That's just the way it is."

He said that an intersection such as that of U.S. 2 and M-28 is especially difficult to manage as one person has to stand off to the side and direct traffic coming from four directions. Flaggers are also stationed on U.S....

 
 
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