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Michael Patrick Shiels
WSJM-FM 94.9

Posted: Tuesday, 05 August 2014 5:10PM

Benton Harbor's Colfax Road Project Pushed Back To Spring

It's going to be a labor of love. That's what Benton Harbor City Manager Darwin Watson says regarding updates and repairs to the city's infrastructure. A few complains about water leaks and crumbled roads were heard at this week's commission meeting.




He notes the city is only four months removed from being in a financial emergency, and encourages residents to remain patient. Watson says rebuilding a portion of Broadway is still set for this fall, but the Colfax project has been pushed back until late-spring of next year. Construction will begin as soon as school lets out in 2015, to allow for as little traffic as possible. He says the hang up is on M-DOT's end.

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