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City buys truck to patch potholes and camera van

The Shelton City Council on Tuesday evening approved spending up to $280,000 for a new truck to patch potholes, and $257,000 out of the city's sewer and storm fund for a new camera van to better document the condition of sewer and storm lines.

The council gave preliminary approval to both purchases at its Feb. 21 meeting.

The city's current patch truck is more than 26 years old and maintenance costs are increasing, Brent Armstrong of the city's Public Works Department told the council Feb. 21.

A new patch truck will improve road repair quality,...

 

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