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Work started on Beaver Creek Highway

 

Havre Daily News/Jack Lambert

Heavy machinery works on creating a gradual embankment Monday on the right side of Montana Secondary Highway 234. One of the construction project's goal is to widen the shoulder of the highway.

Construction between Havre and Beaver Creek Park on Montana Secondary Highway 234, also known as Beaver Creek Highway, has begun. 

Montana Department of Transportation Great Falls District Construction Engineer Rich Hibl said the project, which starts at milepost 4.2 and ends at 6.4, is expected to improve the safety of the section of roadway.  

"The shoulder-widening and slope-flattening is intended to reduce the frequency and severity of single vehicle road departure crashes," he said.

The contract consists of 90 working days, he said, which is roughly four-and-a-half months.

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