• Concrete work leading to Novita could cost $1.2M, asphalt a cheaper option
BROOKINGS – Brookings County will have its application in for a Department of Transportation agri-business grant when the first round of applications are due July 15. The county would use any grant money to help pave 1 1/2 miles of 213th Street, a road outside Aurora that will lead to the proposed oil extraction business named Novita.
The Brookings County Commission resolved Tuesday to apply for a DOT grant on the premise that it will build a concrete road there, estimated to cost $1.19 million. But, several commissioners want to keep their options open for using an asphalt surface, estimated to cost nearly $778,000.
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