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Work begins on U.S. Highway 2 project


November 25, 2019

Havre Daily News/Jack Lambert

An excavator digs a trench into snow-covered soil on U.S. Highway 2 between Havre and Chinook Friday. Major work on the project is not expected to start until spring but people may experience delays today through Saturday.

  Schellinger Construction Co. Inc. began working last week on U.S. Highway 2 between Chinook and Havre, and will continue as long as weather holds.

"The Lohman East and West project on U.S. 2 is a $27,000,000 reconstruction project on U.S. 2 between mileposts 393.90 and 403.50," Great Falls District Projects Engineer Christie McOmber said.

She said the project, which starts near the former Unified Disposal dump extending to Chinook, is expected to provide passing lanes, turning lanes, new bridges, wider shoulders and flatter roadway side slopes.

"It will provide a safe and efficient hi...

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