A building by another name?

Encampment resident requests naming of road and bridge building after long-time employee

When it comes to traveling in Carbon County, there are many unsung heroes who make it possible. Chief amongst those are the employees of the Carbon County Road and Bridge Department.

On September 7, Encampment resident Gary Jacobsen appeared before the Board of Carbon County Commissioners (BOCCC) to change that. In what Jacobsen would later call a “good precedent”, he proposed the county commissioners consider naming the road and bridge building in Encampment to honor long time employee Dave Acord.

According to Jacobsen, after Acord graduated from Encampment High School and served in V...


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