Powell said there are inherent problems with the four-lane highway in which the undivided median is used for a turning lane and, illegally, as another passing lane.
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December 13, 2014
Karolin Rockvoy left the scene of what turned out to be a fatal accident on Highway 85 Tuesday and picked up the phone.
She didn't know then that it was this year's 20th highway death in McKenzie County. The victim of the three-vehicle crash north of Alexander was airlifted out and later died at the hospital.
Rockvoy is the county emergency manager, and her phone calls get answered. She's asking the state Department of Transportation for a safety review of the new stretch of four lanes of Highway 85 from Watford City and past Alexander…