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MDT backs four lanes from Havre to Fort Belknap

The Montana Department of Transportation is recommending that U.S. Highway 2 be expanded to four lanes between Havre and Fort Belknap.

MDT director Dave Galt said Thursday his department decided to recommend building a four-lane highway as the preferred alternative in the environmental impact statement being written for the 44-mile section of highway.

Galt said Thursday the reason MDT is endorsing a four-lane option is simple.

"I have a state law directing me to build a four-lane," he said.

MDT public information officer Lisa Vander Heiden said the department is making the recommendation now b...


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