Major Sewage Project Project Completed

Published 08/06 2014 07:03PM

Updated 08/06 2014 07:18PM

WHAG NEWS - The completion of a major sewage project was celebrated Wednesday in Franklin County. 

Residents of Waynesboro, as well as Mayor Richard Starliper and others involved in the project, gathered for a ribbon cutting ceremony at the project site at the intersection of South Church Street and Cemetery Avenue Wednesday afternoon. 

After many years of road closures and property damage due to problems with old sewage pipes causing floods throughout parts of Waynesboro, the new sewage system will allow for a much higher volume of rain water to pass through. 

The new system began back in 2006 and the project took about two years to complete. Officials said that since the completion of the new system there have been no reports of flooding in Waynesboro. 

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