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By Brandon Cline

Speed limit changes on some country roads


August 2, 2017

The Klickitat County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved a speed limit reduction for stretches along four county roads at the weekly Board of Commissioners meeting on July 18.

Stretches along Fisherhill, Lakeside and Dalles Mountain Road saw the speed limit be reduced from 50 mph to 35 mph, while a stretch along Jenkins Creek Road was reduced from 50 mph to 30 mph. The four affected stretches total 9.86 miles of road. A fifth road, Fish Hatchery Road, was also debated on whether or not to reduce the speed limit for a 1.51 mile stretch, but the Commissioners decided not to vote on it after several minutes of debate and public comments.

Klickitat County Public Works Director Gordon...

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