The Williams County Highway Department has announced that it will commence the annual mowing of ditches along all paved, gravel, and chip-sealed county roads starting Monday, June 17th. This routine maintenance activity is essential for ensuring clear visibility for drivers, managing weed growth, and maintaining the overall aesthetics and safety of the roadways.

Landowners Urged to Coordinate Haying Before June 17th for Ditch Mowing

In preparation for this operation, the Highway Department is reaching out to landowners who might have plans to hay the ditches adjacent to their properties. It is crucial for these landowners to either complete their haying activities or get in touch with the Williams County Highway Department by June 17th to avoid any potential conflicts. This coordination helps in maintaining the schedule and efficiency of the mowing process, preventing any possible disruptions or delays.

Contact Highway Department for Haying Coordination and Information

Landowners who wish to discuss their plans or seek more information can contact the Highway Department directly at (701) 577-4521. The department emphasizes the importance of timely communication to ensure that all parties involved can efficiently manage their respective tasks without hindrance.

Ditch Mowing Essential for Vegetation Control and Motorist Safety

Mowing ditches is a key part of the county’s maintenance strategy. It not only helps in controlling invasive species and ensuring the health of roadside vegetation but also contributes significantly to the safety of motorists by improving line-of-sight and reducing wildlife hazards.

The Williams County Highway Department appreciates the cooperation of the community in this essential maintenance work. By working together, they aim to keep the county's roadways safe and well-maintained for all travelers.

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