County looks at Decatur for road yard site

Wednesday, March 2, 2011

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The Benton County Quorum Court voted Feb. 24 to appropriate $40,000 in the Road Department budget to buy 10 acres in Decatur for the planned west-side road yard.

The proposed site for the road yard will be inside the Decatur city limits off of Arkansas Highway 102 West on Spavinaw Street, according to Mayor Charles Linam.

When the yard is completed, the county road department will move the equipment for the northwest and southwest road division to the Decatur site so employees will be closer to the work they are performing every day, County Judge Bob Clinard stated in an e-mail.

Clinard rejected a site on Bethlehem Road as unsafe and told the Quorum Court’s finance committee last ...


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