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Newport road construction plans move forward

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With the official start of summer just two weeks away, motorists are already seeing orange caution cones and construction crews tending to pavement as road improvement season gets underway in south Washington County.


In preparation for a multi-year, multi-million dollar road construction plan, the city of Newport recently approved plans for the next two years and authorized bidding for the 2013 improvements. The total cost of the two-year project estimated at $3.7 million.

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Emily Buss
Emily Buss joined the South Washington County Bulletin in February 2013. She covers local government in Cottage Grove, St. Paul Park and Newport, along with other general assignment reporting. She holds a bachelor's degree in journalism and mass communications from Minnesota State University, Mankato.
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