Speed limit changes proposed in Chinook
Posted speed limits may change on U.S. Highway 2 in and near Chinook after the June meeting of the Montana Highway Commission.
The Montana Department of Transportation on April 8 presented the results of a traffic study conducted last fall to the Chinook City Council. MDT recommended that the 30 mph speed limit on U.S. Highway 2 in Chinook, where it is known as First Street, be extended both east and west, and the 40 mph speed limit east of town be posted at 50 mph.
"There's not any drastic changes, just moving the placement," Chinook Police Chief Mark Weber said Wednesday.
The City Council...