County road dept. to seek bids for new vehicle

Truck will allow county to chip seal roads


Cheyenne County is in the market for an oil distribution truck to replace its current vehicle that was manufactured in 1965.

At a meeting earlier this week, county commissioners gave the OK to County Highway Department Superintendent Doug Hart to seek bids for a used truck. This year’s budget includes $35,000 for that purchase.

“We need to find something more reliable than a ’65 Chevy,” Commissioner Philip Sanders said at the meeting.

The oil distribution truck will be used to spray a layer of oil on the surface of roads during the chip sealing process.

In an interview, Sanders said...

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