Soil conditions complicate Beaver Creek road project


Heavy spring rains and resulting poor soil conditions have kept engineers busy with a highway reconstruction project in Beaver Creek Park.

Soft ground has forced the Montana Department of Transportation to revise its plans to rebuild a 10-mile section of Montana Highway 234 in Beaver Creek Park south of Havre, MDT official said. Despite the setbacks, engineers said they remain optimistic the project will be finished later this month.

"We have started paving again," MDT project manager Gary Berg said. "We should be finished in a couple weeks."

Once the paving is complete, crews will have to...

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