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Gravel Pit Or Pasture? That Is The Question In Smithfield Canyon

Residents in Smithfield came out against a proposed gravel pit excavation at the Cache County Planning Commission meeting on Thursday.

Each of the 152 emails and comments submitted to the planning commission were opposed to the plan as it stands. Traffic and safety were the highest concerns for residents. Even those who weren’t opposed to a gravel excavation operation in the area expressed concern over the use of Canyon Road.Read the rest of the story here on


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