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Commissioners deny road closure request

Antelope County has decided not to permanently close a one-mile stretch of a rural road – for now.

The board of commissioners held a public hearing Tuesday, Dec. 1, in Neligh, on Invenergy's request to have 841 Road abandoned between 510 and 511 avenues in the southwest part of the county.

That stretch of road is located just east of the Antelope County-Wheeler County border within the renewable energy company's Thunderhead wind project.

Before voting 5-0 in favor of not closing the road, the commissioners heard from members of the public during the hearing.

Brian McDonald, Antelope County's h...


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