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By Beka Compton
The Times 

Millrace Grade Improvement Project addresses safety, paves way for future projects

Traffic safety is among top concerns driving the project

 

February 4, 2021

Beka Compton

The informational kiosk at the former Wait's Mill site, with Millrace Road in the background. As part of the Millrace Grade Improvement Project, guardrails will be installed and the railroad crossing will be addressed.

WAITSBURG-The Millrace Grade Improvement Project is one of the projects at the top of the City of Waitsburg's 2021 to-do list.

The city initially slated the grade improvement project to break ground in 2020, but, it was pushed back after the area experienced extreme flooding in February, followed by the COVID-19 pandemic. Waitsburg's City Administrator Randy Hinchliffe said that a new start date has not yet been determined, though he hopes for mid to late summer.

The project will focus on making Millrace Road, which connects into Main Street at the north end of Waitsburg, safer for all tra...



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