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Area gets money for projects

Whiteside, Lee and Ogle counties will benefit from state road projects, according to a news release from Gov. Pat Quinn’s office.

The projects will be managed by the Department of Transportation. They include:

• State Route 251 will be resurfaced for 13.6 miles in Lee and Ogle counties from Interstate 88 to Chicago Road for $3.2 million by Rock Road Companies of Janesville, Wis.

• Work on Angling Road in Lee County from South Paw Paw Road to the LaSalle County line will be completed for $558,148 by Advanced Asphalt Co. of Princeton. The work will include resurfacing and shoulders.

• Work on Pines Road from Ridge Road to Eighth Street in Oregon will be completed for $469,572 by Rock Road Companies. The work will include resurfacing, new shoulders and striping.

• Moline Road will be resurfaced for three-quarters of a mile from just east of Fargo Road to east of Sand Road. It will be done by Civil Constructors Inc. of Freeport for $144,170.

The release gave no timeline for the projects.

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