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Tama County Highway Department has “Twitter Experiment”

September 1, 2012
Toledo Chronicle, Tama News-Herald

At the Aug. 20 supervisors' meeting, Brehm reported is experimenting with Twitter, and has created an account with the name of "Tama County IA Roads" to help get information to the public.

The goal is to include information that may affect people's routines, such as road closures and the progress of construction projects. Brehm says he encourages all those who know how to follow them on Twitter.

Also on Aug. 20 the supervisors:

learned from Brehm everything appears to be on track for the county to take bids on replacing the bridge on 270th Street west of C Avenue. Bids should be coming in October. The current bridge is closed due to deterioration.

the shouldering has been done on Highways E64, E66, and V18 near Chelsea. As soon as E64 is completed work will start on Highway E49 (the highway between Tama and Montour.

learned the final asphalt application has been completed on Highway V37 north of Dysart. Brehm says a bridge approach at the Wolf Creek Bridge will cause the road to be closed for approximately two weeks. Shoulders and pavement markings have not yet been completed.



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