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Improvements to a sewer line in Boardman Twp. to cost the county $500,000

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BOARDMAN TWP., Ohio - Mahoning County Engineers will begin improvements to a sewer line in Boardman as soon as possible.

The sanitary sewer that runs along Western Reserve Road near Market Street has begun to deteriorate.

Recently a portion of the sewer line collapsed and the needed repairs will cost the county about $500,000.

"We have emergency money that we're going to use to fund this and it's a necessity because, again, if this line collapses it's going to be probably ten times the amount to repair that or to replace that line," said Patrick Ginnetti, Mahoning County Engineer.

Construction is expected to begin in the next couple of weeks. The process is not expected to be an inconvenience to motorists.

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