VDOT replacing, repairing wetlands and wildlife habitats disturbed by the U.S. 58 hillsville bypass project
By Christopher Brooke, Reporter
Monday, August 23, 2010 at 6:00 am (Updated: August 23, 6:06 am)
HILLSVILLE — Because the U.S. 58 bypass project south of Hillsville plowed under and paved over wetlands, the Virginia Department of Transportation must replace those habitats.
The requirement set down by the Clean Water Act means that VDOT officials had to seek out places to mitigate the five-mile bypass project's environmental impact.
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