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South Chantilly Road to close for work

Posted on September 2, 2014 at 9:46 am

The Lincoln County Highway Department will temporarily close South Chantilly Road Sept. 8 just south of Ethington Road for roadway improvements beginning at 7 a.m. The road is expected to reopen by Friday, September 19. Motorists need to find an alternate route during this two-week road closure. The county appreciates everyone’s patience during this project.

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    Posted on September 2, 2014 at 9:44 am

    Robertson Center

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    Posted on September 2, 2014 at 9:16 am

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    Posted on September 2, 2014 at 9:11 am

    DQ Icebucket

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    Posted on September 2, 2014 at 9:05 am

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