FOLEY -- The groundbreaking for the Foley wastewater connection was held Tuesday.

Jeff McMahon - WJON
Jeff McMahon - WJON

Foley city council and staff joined Benton County Commissioners and project engineers to break ground on the final lift station in the wastewater regionalization project with St. Cloud.

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Project Engineer Jared Voge says once completed, the 12 inch pipe will move more than 1400 gallons of wastewater a minute to the St. Cloud regional wastewater treatment facility, more than 11 miles away.

The estimated $22.4 million project is expected to be complete in the fall of 2023.

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