News you can use

Highway 2 group hiring consultant to review report

The Highway 2 Association is unhappy with the results of an economic study about widening U.S. Highway 2 to four lanes, and is hiring its own consultant to review the study.

ICF Consulting studied the effect of widening U.S. Highway 2 to four lanes between Havre and the Fort Belknap Indian Reservation as part of an environmental impact statement for that highway project. ICF found that widening that stretch of highway would have little economic impact.

Bob Sivertsen, president of the Highway 2 Association, said he thinks that's because the scope of the study was too limited. The study should h...


Reader Comments(0)