Highway Getting Wider Between Nashua, Fort Peck
Residents from Nashua to Fort Peck might have received a knock in the door recently. This is because workers from the state Department of Transportation are preparing for a project that's been in planning for nearly a decade – in their front yard.
Shane Mintz, administrator of the Glendive District of DOT, explained that the project is in the acquisition and appraisal stage. They are buying land from owners along the Highway 117 to help widen and straighten out the road next summer. The construction is part of a federal aid project expected to cost around $15 million.
The roadwork will s...