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By Tim Leeds 

Highway work planned south of Havre, west of Chester

MDT seeks public comment


July 7, 2014

The Montana Department of Transportation is planning two projects on the Hi-Line, and is seeking public comment on a project on Beaver Creek Highway and another on Whitlash Road by Chester.

A plan for work on state Secondary Highway 234 that runs from Havre through Beaver Creek Park would start at the top of the hill south of Kravik’s Corner, about three miles south of Havre, and proceed north about a half-mile.

The proposal includes flattening the slopes into the barrow pit with the intent of giving drivers more of a chance to recover if the vehicle they are driving leaves the road. It also would include guardrail and curve signing and may require some rights-of-way acquisition and moving utilities.

The project on state Secondary Highway 409, known as Whitlash Road, would start at its intersection with U.S. Highway 2 just west of Chester and proceed north six miles to its intersection with Secondary Road 2600. Proposed work includes grading, gravel, surfacing, seal and cover,...

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