Roosevelt City State Street Drainage Project


Roosevelt City’s State Street doesn’t have long to wait before drainage issues are handled head on. According to Roosevelt City Manager Ryan Snow, a project will get underway next fall to install improved drainage down Roosevelt’s State Street funded almost entirely by UDOT through the Joint Highway Commission. Many Roosevelt residents are still dealing with the cleanup following last month’s flooding and while it doesn’t look glamorous, Snow says the sandbags will remain in place on State Street for now as a precaution. “We don’t know what the rest of the year looks like so we are going to be slow to move those, “explains Snow. “We don’t expect another big storm but no one predicted how big the last one would be either.” The funding for the State Street drainage project is available October 1st and that is when Roosevelt City expects to start construction.

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Kristin never planned to work in news radio but has thoroughly enjoyed being part of the news team at KVEL. Her love of literature and writing developed in high school which led her to study English Literature and Technical Writing at BYU. She received her BA in English from BYU in 2005 and studied at UVU in Orem for 2 semesters to become a Certified Technical Writer in 2006. Two months after completion she began her dream job of being a stay-at-home mom.  As mother of 2 energetic kids, she began writing from home for the KVEL news team in 2011 and considers it the perfect fit as a full time mom and part time writer.