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City starts intersection work | Preston Citizen

City starts intersection work

May 30, 2013
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL

Assistant editor

Work has finally started on a project to open 400 East at U.S. 91 in Preston. City officials have been discussing the effort for several months.

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The access to the highway was at one time open, but closed several years ago after a federally funded highway-widening project was completed.

Mayor F. Lee Hendrickson said, after several meetings with the Idaho Highway Department, it finally agreed to return the intersection to the way it was prior to its closure.

“The state is concerned about the safety of students who are dropped off near the intersection onto Preston School District property. We are working with school officials to discuss the possibility of installing fencing or gates to help solve the problem,” the mayor said.

Preston City public works employees begin work on reopening an intersection at 400 East on Friday. The construction should be complete around June 30.

Preston City public works employees begin work on reopening an intersection at 400 East on Friday. The construction should be complete around June 30.

City engineer Derek Kimball said the highway department would prefer a 90-degree angled entrance onto the highway, but added that isn’t feasible.

This story is sponsored by Brady’s Plant Ranch.

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