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By Jeremy Burnham
Reporter 

Adams County adds three new graders via seven-year lease

 

Last updated 6/27/2019 at 9:30am

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A John Deere grader in action. Adams County recently leased three new John Deere 770 G Motor Graders to add to its fleet. The graders are used by the county for jobs such as grading gravel roads and plowing snow.

Adams County has leased three new John Deere 770 G Motor Graders.

Adams County Public Works Director Todd O'Brien informed the county commissioners at their meeting on June 24 that the graders had been delivered.

Graders are used by the county for several jobs, such as grading gravel roads and plowing snow. The county keeps a fleet of 11 graders in operation. The three new machines replace three old ones that were aging.

"The three that got replaced were from 2006, 2006 and 2003," O'Brien said in an interview with The Journal. "One of them have almost 12,000 miles on it. [Another] needs an...



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