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bridges." In 1952 the provincial government announced that $250,000 would be spent in the drainage district to increase the capacity of the Buffalo Creek Double Dyke, and throughout the 1950's the munic­ ipality was purchasing lands for public drains. Drainage was also improved in the southeast comer of the municipality when the elevation of the Post Road was raised and a drain cut along section 1 in township 1, range 1 east. Many of the smaller lateral drains were dug with the municipality's own drag line.

1949

DRAINAGE

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MUNICIPAL BOUNDARY

DRAINAGE DISTRICT 12

~ DOUBLE DYKES

~ DRAINS COMPLETED

Another of the municipality's major responsibilities and expenses after the war was the construction of all-weather roads. In some cases the municipality covered the cost of bridges and culverts while the province helped defray the cost of gravelling the roads. These market roads were often built up ward by ward. By 1957 the municipality had

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