County tries to make roads safer; purchases land
The Lake County Board of Commissioners approved on Tuesday the purchase of land off Highway 3 near Silver Creek Town Hall for $53,410. It did so to enable a road change, making the curves near the road "a little more gentle."
The property includes a dilapidated home that would be torn down. The county will get about $16,000 back from the state in creating the new right-of-way. It could also sell two 10 acre parcels to get some of the money back.
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