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Consider this next time you're driving through any part of Douglas County: By 2030, the local population is expected to increase by 30 percent - from 32,000 to an estimated 46,000 residents.


More people means more traffic.

More traffic means local roads need to be ready for the influx.

On Tuesday, the Douglas County Board of Commissioners reviewed an updated version of the Alexandria Area 2030 Transportation Plan.

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Amy Chaffins
Amy Chaffins is a journalist working for the Echo Press newspaper. After graduating from St. Cloud State University, Amy’s first job was at KSAX-TV working as an anchor and reporter. From 2003-2010, Amy worked as an editor and reporter for the Pope County Tribune and Starbuck Times newspapers. During her journalism career, Amy earned writing and photography awards from the Associated Press, Minnesota Newspaper Association and Society of Professional Journalists. Amy and her husband, Brandon, live in Alexandria and together write “He Sez, She Sez,” a humor column in the local women’s magazine, Chicz
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