County Plans Road Work

Posted: January 11, 2013 at 4:39 a.m.

Benton County officials are looking at creative financing to put road and bridge work on an accelerated schedule.

At A Glance

County Roads

Benton County’s proposed 2013 road plan calls for the county to do 12 miles of single chip and seal paving, 35 miles of double chip and seal paving and 13 miles of asphalt paving, for 60 miles of paving for $1.7 million. Officials are exploring ways to use the county’s share of a half-cent state sales tax to expand the road program and put more money into bridge repair.

Source: Staff Report

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