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Construction crews excavate a street entrance to the Alerus Center on an unseasonably warm afternoon Wednesday. photo by Eric Hylden/Grand Forks Herald

Grand Forks street paving choices come down to costs now vs. maintenance later

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Driving the streets of Grand Forks, the tires of your car are most likely on concrete.

While the city Engineering Department opts for concrete streets as a longer-lasting investment, at least one City Council member says asphalt streets should be used in new housing developments to lower the initial costs for homebuyers.

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Charly Haley
Charly Haley covers city government for the Grand Forks Herald. As night reporter, she also has many general assignments. Haley is a graduate of Minnesota State University Moorhead, and her hometown is Sartell, Minn. Read more of her reporting about the city of Grand Forks at citystreetbeat.areavoices.com.
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