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Athens closes road for debris removal

A section of Lucas Ferry Road will be closed for storm debris removal. (Photo: MGN Online) A section of Lucas Ferry Road will be closed for storm debris removal. (Photo: MGN Online)
ATHENS, AL (WAFF) -

The City of Athens will close Lucas Ferry Road between West Hobbs Street and Market Street on Wednesday from 8 a.m. to around noon for storm debris removal.

Limestone County received a federal disaster declaration as a result of the April 28 tornadoes.

Federal assistance can include grants for temporary housing and home repairs, low-cost loans for uninsured property loss and other programs to benefit individuals and businesses in recovering from the disaster.

If you are interested in applying for assistance, you have several methods available to you:

Toll-free numbers will operate from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. seven days a week until further notice.

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