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Western Counties Receive Road Repair Grants

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Townships and counties in western North Dakota will receive $6.1 million for road repair projects.

The Board of University and School Lands approved 55 grants, which focused on road improvement in counties including Billings, Dunn and McKenzie.

"The added traveling that goes on in oil country for oil workers and in some of those cases those roads have never become a real concern. However, in other places, the roads were almost destroyed," says Gerry Fisher of the Energy Ingrastructure and Impact Office.

Two other grants were awarded. The money will help McKenzie County expand the sheriff's office and help Mountrail County build a new law enforcement center.
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