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Posted on: May 20, 2019

Public Notice: 2019 Herbicide Program

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMONDAY, MAY, 20TH, 2019

CONTACT: Adri Boone – Berrien County Road Department Administrative Assistant – aboone@bcroad.org – 269-925-1196 ext. 4410

PUBLIC NOTICE: HERBICIDE PROGRAM

 The Berrien County Road Department hereby provides notice to the public and property owners adjacent to county roads of the 2019 Spring Herbicide Application Program for Roadside Right of Way.

Application will be made for control of noxious and broadleaf weeds in turf areas within guardrail zones. All application will be ground, foliar-applied, utilizing vehicular mounted hand gun equipment. The weed control application is designed to control and/or eliminate roadside weeds that could obstruct motorist’s vision, create drainage obstacles or cause snow and icing problems, if left unchecked. The operation is not a continuous broadcast – only those roadsides areas where existing weeds and/or brush are creating safety hazards are treated.

Cyanamid Pendulum WDG, Dupont Oust, Miller Nu-Film IR and Glyphosate..

(LIST OF ROADS AVAILABLE AT BERRIEN COUNTY ROAD DEPARTMENT MAIN OFFICE)

Application will be made between May 21, 2019 to June 30, 2019.

All applications will be made by certified applicators contracted by the Berrien County Road Department:

TRUGREEN

 3606 GAGNON STREET

 SOUTH BEND, IN 46628

For further information contact:

ADRI BOONE

 BERRIEN COUNTY ROAD DEPARTMENT

 2860 E. NAPIER AVENUE

 BENTON HARBOR, MI 49022

 (269) 925-1196 

This notice is published per Regulation 637 Act 171, Public Acts of 1976, as amended.

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