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Dry Conditions Cause Washboard Roads in Kimball County

The Kimball County Commissioners met on Feb. 2 at 9 a.m. in the Kimball County Courthouse.

Randy Bymer, County Highway superintendent, discussed grading and gravel operations on the county roads. According to Bymer, many areas are suffering from washboard roads and this is due to the dry conditions, although they are trying to control them and address some of the complaints.

Bymer has had some issues with the GPS units, which have recently been placed on all road graders and some county pickups. The GPS units track where the grader is on a daily basis and whether or not it is grading, idling o...

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