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Lebanon Flooding Recovery Updates

∎ A public information meeting on storm recovery efforts will be held on Wednesday July 24, 2013 at 6:00 p.m., with the location to be announced at a later date. Representatives from Lebanon Fire, Emergency Management, Police, Public Works, as well as, State Emergency Management will be on hand to answer questions.

∎ Slayton Hill Road has been opened to one lane of traffic for road residents . Lebanon asks that residents avoid backing up on the road because of its narrowness.

∎ A temporary dirt mound was installed at the intersection of Slayton Hill and Dulac Street to help protect the roadways incase of another rainstorm.

∎ The city is still working to evaluate and assess all impacted areas, which include over 60 city and state streets. Because of daily storm activity, catch basins are being cleared of debris and evaluated to minimize further damage.

∎ People wishing to volunteer or residents requiring clean-up assistance can contact Upper Valley Strong at 603-448-0272 or online at www.uvstrong.org

∎ A state geologist evaluated Slayton Hill’s terrain and took photographs of the damage on July 8. The geologist will provide a written report of the findings in the next few weeks.

∎ Removal of storm debris on Slayton Hill will continue for several weeks. Erosion damage to the bridge at the bottom of Slayton Hill has been temporarily repaired.

∎ Work is being conducted to clean out the drainage areas on Dulac Street.

∎ Dirt and material are being removed from resident’s homes on Dulac Street and Tannery Lane.


Rivermere Repair Tab At $400,000

Monday, July 15, 2013

Lebanon — The raw sound of packing tape being unspooled carried through the open front door of unit 3 at the Rivermere Community Housing Development yesterday afternoon. Inside, resident Jessica Haines radiated physical and emotional fatigue. “It’s been overwhelming,’’ said Haines, whose two-story dwelling took on a couple inches of mud and water beginning late on July 1 and continuing …