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Sunday May 29th, 2016 3:15PM

State officials present checks for road improvement in Forsyth County

By Derreck Booth Anchor/reporter
CUMMING - Forsyth County and the city of Cumming picked up a combined $1.6 million in state money this week for local road maintenance and improvements.

According to state officials, the county's share, over $1.5 million, will go towards work on 75 roads.

The City of Cumming will patch and resurface North Corners Parkway from 20 to the dead end and Mountain View Drive from 20 to Tribble Gap Road. The city got over $51,000.

Funding for the work comes from the Georgia DOT's Local Maintenance and Improvement Grant (LMIG) Program, which give local governments option on the types of projects that are most beneficial to their area.

The county also learned it will get an additional $1 million to help widen Castleberry Road from Bethelview Road to the end of the current five-lane section at Hutchinson Road.
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