(Gene Veeder, McKenzie County Economic Development) "Linking to the two four-lanes to the north and the south is really vital from the economic development side."
(Cal Klewin, TR Expressway) "In North Dakota, it led the state in traffic deaths and property damage. Those all have to be considered when you're talking about the need."
November 16, 2015
A study is underway to connect the last 62 miles of four-lane highway in western North Dakota.
A four-lane project for US Highway 85 from Watford City to Williston is nearing completion.
Now the North Dakota Department of Transportation has commissioned a study to four-lane the highway from Watford City south to Belfield, which would create a four-lane connection to Interstate 94.
In tonight's Eye on Energy, Jennifer Kleen tells us about one of the most expensive studies the DOT has undertaken. Read on…