FEMA EMERGENCY REPAIR FUNDS HAVE BEEN APPROVED… AND COMMISSIONER BEBE HEISKELL AWARDED THE BID THURSDAY TO REPAIR THE DAMAGED DOUGHERTY GAP ROAD.  TALLEY CONSTRUCTION WAS AWARDED THE WORK FOR THEIR LOW BID OF $571-THOUSAND DOLLARS.  THE ROAD REPAIR CONTRACT WAS FOR 90 DAYS.  

THE WINDING DOUGHERTY GAP ROAD CONNECTS HIGHWAY 157 ATOP LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, WITH THE MOUNTAIN COVE FARMS BELOW.  IT WAS WASHED-OUT BY A MUD SLIDE DURING FLOODING LAST SEPTEMBER.

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