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Comissioners may replace fairgrounds grandstand

 


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An engineer has recommended the grandstand and one of the bleachers at the Hill County Fairgrounds be torn down and replaced.

The recommendation - with a price tag of about $500,000 - came following an assessment of the grandstand that found weakened and failed support beams, water damage and poor construction.

"Any further deterioration ... could cause a catastrophic failure of the entire grandstand structure," Jay Springer of Milk River Engineering said in his report. "The structure is inadequate as a whole."

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