Intent is to cut down on rescuers’ response time to emergencies.
By Calen McKinney
Sunday, July 17, 2011 at 12:00 pm (Updated: July 17, 12:02 pm)
Mile markers will soon be installed along Green River to help rescuers find people in emergency situations.
Taylor County Judge/Executive Eddie Rogers told magistrates at last Tuesday's regular meeting that he has been given approval from U.S. Army Corps of Engineers staff to install the markers.
He said there have been drownings at Green River on the past two July Fourth holidays, and mile markers could have helped rescue workers during the searches for the two people.
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