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“At a recent meeting of the Rains County Commissioners Court, Road & Bridge Administrator explained that rock would have to be added to rock roads in the county due to heavy rainfall and heavy traffic due to the pipeline contractor’s heavy trucks and equipment. He stated, “The old dirt roads are taking a beating as well and we will be addressing that as we can.”
Commissioner Patsy Marshall questioned Morgan regarding a resident in her precinct that was experiencing drainage problems due to an ineffective culvert. She stated that it had been a month since she had told the resident that she would find out information for him. Morgan stated, “The volume of our calls right now is potholes. We’ve got to get the potholes taken care of before we work with the drainage, especially an existing drainage problem, or something like that [even though] it doesn’t take much time. Potholes are taking precedent.””
Full article appears in the June 14, 2016 edition of the Rains County Leader.