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County Highway: Locally, road upkeep a costly endeavor

June 30, 2011

Sand and gravel await pickup by Whitley County Highway Department crews for chip and seal application on county roads. — Post and Mail photo / Judi Loomis

COLUMBIA CITY — When it comes to budgeting for the multi-faceted functions necessary to operate, the Whitley County Highway Department has the responsibility of micro-managing every cent.
The department has been allocated more than $2 million in budget dollars for 2011.
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