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Spartanburg Co. Releases Road Repair List

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SPARTANBURG COUNTY, S.C. - The county plans to spend about $700,000 to repair more than two dozen roads, a project that is expected to begin this summer after officials hire a contractor.

"It's about time," said Brenda Foster, whose street is on the repair list. "It should have been done a long time ago because it's tearing up people's cars and stuff. We pay taxes."

Earlier this year, county officials studied roads and ranked them from zero to 100, with zero being the worst. The streets with the lowest scores made it on the repair list.

The repairs, which are expected to cost $733,271, will include everything from depth patching, resurfacing and restriping.

The county will fund the project with money from both the annual $25 road fee and the transportation committee.

Wayne Jackson said he's glad his street made the list because parts of it are dangerous. "There are a couple of potholes down in that curve there," he said. "You have to be careful whenever it rains."

The repairs are expected to start in July and continue through the fall.

Mike Manzoni
Mike is a general assignment reporter covering Spartanburg, Union and Cherokee Counties.
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