Augusta Township to spend about $185,000 on road projects in 2012
Five road projects are on tap for Augusta Township residents this year totaling more than $220,250 as elected officials have upped the ante with the Washtenaw County Road Commission for its contributions for road projects in 2012.
Bunton Road from Willow Road to Liss Road will see the addition of about 5,100 tons of limestone and berm removal at an estimated cost of $45,000.
Judd Road from Bunton Road to Tuttlehill Road will have ditch work and tree removal at an estimated cost of $42,000, while residents in Stoneham Estates Subdivision will have five roads crack-sealed at an estimated cost of $17,800. Those roads are Arthur Avenue, Crestshire Drive, Stoneham Drive, Lawrence Avenue and Margaret Avenue.
Also planned are shaping and additional limestone on Talladay Road from Hitchingham Road to McCrone Road as well as Rosbolt Road from Whittaker Road to Hitchingham Road at a total cost for the two jobs at about $78,300.
In an agreement unanimously approved by Road Commission Tuesday afternoon, the township will also pay for two applications of dust control on its 50.73 miles of certified gravel roads at an estimated cost of $37,150.
Last year, the township spent about $93,000 on road projects and this year that total was increased to about $185,500. In total, more than $220,250 will be spent on local road work this year.