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Highway engineer talks sales tax, facilities and road projects

An old, tattered building contains some of the highway department's materials. Photo by Joe Friedrichs
An old, tattered building contains some of the highway department's materials. Photo by Joe Friedrichs

The Cook County Highway Department and the County Board continue to discuss the possibility of a sales-tax increase that would generate funds for the highway department.

WTIP’s Joe Friedrichs spoke with County Engineer Dave Betts about how the sales-tax funds could be used and why various projects and plans are of importance to the highway department and the people they serve. 
 

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