Safety concerns prompt board to allow digging
Excavation will resume on a Hubbard County hillside after the county commission gave its blessing Wednesday to the unauthorized dig, despite the strenuous objection of environmentalists.
The board, voting 4-1 Wednesday, cited safety concerns at the rural intersection of county roads 50 and 7 as the reason for allowing additional removal of materials on the hill. Further grading will afford a better sight line into oncoming traffic, maintained county engineer Dave Olsonawski.
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