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Last updated: Sat. Apr. 12, 2014 - 07:43 am EDT

County begins dust-control program


Allen County residents who want dust-control material applied to their stone and gravel roads this spring will be able to sign up beginning April 15.Again this year, residents will be able to choose between applications of Dustay, is an asphalt emulsion, or calcium chloride. The highway department will charge $2 per linear foot for the Dustay and $1.15 per linear foot for calcium chloride. Either option requires a minimum 200-foot application.

Residents may sign up at the Highway Department main office, 200 E. Berry St.,, Suite 280, weekdays from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; theNorth Maintenance Facility, 2234 Carroll Road, weekdays from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.; and the South Maintenance Facility, 8317 Tillman Road, weekdays from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The department will schedule with the suppliers to begin placing the dust control materials after May 15, depending on weather and road conditions. For more information, call the Highway Department main office at 449-7369; the North Maintenance Facility at 449-4781 or the South Maintenance Facility at 449-4791.

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