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Heavy rains push back road projects in county

June 12, 2014

Ongoing rains have hampered Oktibbeha County road crews’ attempts to start work on a number of projects for the summer. Though the delays are not expected to affect project costs, they have already pushed back the completion dates for two, including an extensive project to pave part of Brown Road, pictured. (Photo by Alex Holloway, SDN)

Oktibbeha County Road Manager Victor Collins wouldn’t mind a little bit less rain.

About a week and a half of off-and-on rain, sometimes heavy, has hampered his crews’ efforts to get moving on two projects as the summer roadwork season begins.

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