By Mike Petersen
Sports Editor & Staff Writer 

Setting priorities

Royal council discusses future infrastructure needs

 

July 20, 2023

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The Royal City Council is mulling two options to renovate the pavement on Main Street, both of which will be costly.

A second estimate of what it will cost to repave Main Street in Royal confirms what the first one indicated – it will be expensive.

Several months ago a paving contractor estimated that to completely rebuild Main Street from Huberg Trucking to the fire station, as well as three intersections, could cost approximately $900,000. Brian Schmidt, an engineer with Kruse, Cate & Nelson, P.C., recently offered a similar estimate.

According to discussion at the July 12 council meeting, Schmidt also estimated that milling off 1-1/2 inches of existing pavement and then adding three inches of new...



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