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Lane County road repairs along Siuslaw River (2)
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Lane County road repairs along Siuslaw River (2)
The story started with a big crack in the road in January 2011. The retaining wall that kept a stretch of Sweet Creek Road from falling into the Siuslaw River started to fail, and one lane of the road sunk. That left 68 residents with one lane in or out of where they lived.