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Sunnyslope Road is part of the City of Morris' Highland Homes Addition infrastructure work this summer. The City Council on Tuesday voted to keep the street's width at 40 feet instead of the 36-foot width its experts say is best.

UPDATE: Sunnyslope Road won't be narrowed

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By Tom Larson

Sun Tribune

Heeding a request from Highland Homes neighborhood residents, the Morris City Council voted to keep Sunnyslope Road at a 40-foot width.

The council went against the advice of its experts and statistics that say 36-foot roadways -- which Sunnyslope was to be after work this summer -- are safer and are less costly to build and maintain.

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