by Kurt Hildebrand
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November 2, 2012
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County will leave median in place

Saying that shortening a median on Highway 395 south of Gardnerville would take more than a month and without any guarantee it would stay fixed, Douglas County commissioners voted Friday to leave it alone.

"The best possible solution is on the ground," Commissioner Greg Lynn said, supporting leaving the median in place. "You have engineers telling you that changing it will create a traffic hazard, and I don't have any appetite to increase the hazard there."

County Engineer Erik Nilssen told commissioners that seven professional engineers have reviewed the plans to remove the portion of the median north of Service …

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