Saturday, September 17, 2011

Marquette County Road Commission to vote on CR595 Sept. 19

This map, displayed during the Marquette County Road Commission Open House meetings in late August, shows the proposed County Road 595 (vertical red line), which Rio-Tinto Kennecott proposes to build as a haul road for transporting the ore from the projected Eagle Mine to Humboldt, for processing.* Click on map for larger version. (Photo by Keweenaw Now)

MARQUETTE -- The Marquette County Road Commission will hold its regular monthly meeting at 6 p.m. Monday, Sept. 19, at the Ishpeming Township Hall, 1575 US 41 West. The Commission will vote on the pursuance of CR 595, Kennecott's haul road from the Eagle Site to Humboldt. Public comment will be taken.

*Editor's Note: See our Aug. 29, 2011, article on the walk to the Humboldt mill site.

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