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By LuAnn Schindler

Commissioners approve equipment purchase

Paver, milling machine price tag more than $1,000,000


The Antelope County road department will receive two new pieces of equipment that will, in the long run, mean savings for the county, according to department head Aaron Boggs.

Commissioners approved the purchase of a paving machine for $500,000 and a milling machine, valued at $542,000, during the May 9 meeting in Neligh.

Following a rehash of the cost to fix roads, ranging from $300,000 to $900,000 for hot mix and at least $1 million for concrete, Boggs told commissioners it comes down to investing in the future, especially if the county needs to widen roadways.

“We can build a better st...

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