North Fork Road improvement project takes another step forward

North Fork Road, March 17, 2016 - W. K. Walker
North Fork Road, March 17, 2016 – W. K. Walker

It’s official now: If everything falls into place, we could see quite a bit of road work in the neighborhood within a couple of years . . .

The Flathead County Commission voted unanimously on March 24 to move forward with a proposed project among the county and federal partners to rehabilitate the North Fork Road.

The project, part of the Montana Federal Lands Access Program (FLAP), seeks to make improvements to the road, which serves as an access point for about 300 residents and thousands of recreationists each year.

FLAP was established to improve transportation routes that provide access to, are adjacent to, or located within federal lands. The program supplements state and local resources for public roads and transit systems. The North Fork project is still in the application phase.

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