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Street projects set for 2011

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Alexandria City Engineer Tim Schoonhoven calls street overlays one of the least exciting but most important projects the city does.

The Alexandria City Council recently approved a list of 17 overlay projects that are in the hopper for next year.


Giving the streets a new layer of protection helps them last longer and delivers a "tremendous bang for the buck," Schoonhoven said.

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Al Edenloff
Al Edenloff is the news and opinion page editor for the Echo Press. He was born in Alexandria and lived most of his childhood in Parkers Prairie. He graduated with honors from Moorhead State University with a degree in mass communications, print journalism. He interned at the Echo Press in the summer of 1983 and was hired a year later as a sports reporter. He also worked as a news reporter/photographer. Al is a four-time winner of the Minnesota Newspaper Association's Herman Roe Award, which honors excellence in editorial writing.  
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