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Bridge Repairs Needed On 240th After Record Rains

Posted By News On June 15, 2011 @ 6:29 am In Today’s Local News | Comments Disabled

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With record rainfall early Tuesday, some major repairs to area roads will be needed.

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The County Engineers Office reports after a damage assessment at 240th Place south of 228th Avenue revealed a need for repairs that will force closure of the road for up to 30 days as crews repair the bridge.

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Locally, no major problems were reported. Pella Public Works Director Denny Buyert says some basements have been flooded, noting that much water in such a short time would be a problem for nearly any city’s system.

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Photos courtesy Drew Morgan


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