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  1. Crews work on Forrest Street

    Forrest Street Bridges Project

    Forrest Street east of U.S. 31 will close on March 4, 2019, for the ATRIP project to replace the two bridges over Swan Creek and to make other safety improvements. Read on...
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Population: 26,247 


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