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Bids to be opened for 15 miles of roadwork

Bids will be opened at the Harrison County Board of Commissioners meeting on Aug. 19 for nearly 15 miles of road improvements, including resurfacing blacktop roads and paving gravel ones.
This is the third bid letting this construction season and will bring total improvements to 46-1/2 miles this year.
All the roads this time are gravel except three roads in the First District, which are blacktop to be resurfaced.
The improvements will be paid for with gaming tax revenue from Caesars Indiana at Bridgeport. So far this year, $4 million has been earmarked for road improvements. Another $600,000 appropriation for contractual services is pending before the Harrison County Council and is expected to be acted upon at the council’s Aug. 12 meeting.
Here are the roads and miles slated for improvements in this bid letting:
FIRST DISTRICT
Commissioner James Goldman

Milltown-Frenchtown Road, from S.R. 337 to Milltown town limits, 2.94 miles.
Rocky Meadow Road, from Corydon-Ramsey Road to end of blacktop, .09 mile.
Rocky Meadow Road, from end of blacktop to end of road, .63 mile.
Tee Road, from S.R. 335 to Zoar Church Road, 1.70 miles.
Total: 5.36 miles
SECOND DISTRICT
Commissioner J.R. Eckart

Old Lanesville Road, from Angel Run Road to Floyd County line, 1.74 miles.
Zoar Church Road, from Old Heinz Road to end of road, .57 mile.
Pleasure Ridge Road, from Wiseman Road to Lake Road, .98 mile.
Valley View Road, from Bussabarger Lane 3,200 feet south, .61 mile.
Buck Creek Valley Road, from Lake Road east to creek, .45 mile.
Browns Lane, from Lake Road to end of road, .25 mile.
Total: 4.60 miles
THIRD DISTRICT
Commissioner Terry Miller
Crosier Road, from Jackson Road to end of road, .62 mile.
Delmar Lane, from Watson Road to end of road, .34 mile.
Glidas Road, from Ripperdan Valley Road to end of road, .73 mile.
Meridian Lane, from Watson Road to end of road, .28 mile.
North Ridge Road, from Squire Boone Road to end of road, .57 mile.
Behr Circle Road, from Kintner Bottom Road to Hooptown Road, .89 mile.
Camp Louanna Road, from Lamb Ridge Road to end of road, .68 mile.
Crawford Cemetery Road, from Crawford Road to end of road, .45 mile.
Nichols Lane, from Pine Hill Drive to blacktop, .28 mile.
Total: 4.84 miles

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