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Streets in southwest Park Rapids have been flooding this week, demonstrating the need for the street and utility improvement plan slated for this summer. The City Council approved plans and specifications this week. (Anna Erickson / Enterprise)

Main Avenue project will take two years to complete

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The Park Rapids Main Avenue street and utility construction will be phased over two years because of difficulty acquiring federal funds.

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At last month's City Council meeting, city engineer Jon Olson said the $730,000 in federal money allotted for the project will be funneled to the city through the Minnesota Department of Transportation. The money hasn't reached MnDOT yet so that won't leave enough time to start the project early this spring and complete it in one summer.

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Anna Erickson
Anna Erickson is editor of the Park Rapids Enterprise.
(218) 732-3364
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