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Weather causes delays in blacktopping

Thursday, June 23, 2011

BENTON -- Scott County is slightly behind in its blacktopping compared to pervious years -- and the weather is to blame.

"We're still getting so many heavy rains and it keeps putting us behind a few days," said Jamie Burger, presiding commissioner.

However, he expressed confidence that once the county is included in the Missouri Disaster Recovery Jobs Program, coordinated by the Workforce Investment Board and has additional labor and tools, the process will go much more quickly.

To read more about the repairs and the program, read the June 24 edition of the Standard Democrat.