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Truck traffic along FM 829 and other roadways in the area is expected to increase further with the establishment of a second facility in Dawson County providing sand for oilfield fracking activities.Construction already is underway at the new Alpine Silica site, located just a few miles from the current U.S. Silica facility northwest of Lamesa.Members of the Dawson County Commissioners Court on Tuesday approved a contract with Alpine Silica for roadway improvements needed to handle the truck traffic to and from the new site.That agreement basically gives Alpine Silica the responsibility to improve and maintain three miles of county-owned roadway ...

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Lamesa Press-Reporter

P.O. Box 710
Lamesa, TX 79331