Memories for April 28, 2021
April 28, 2021
10 years ago-
April 27, 2011
Giant pothole in Highway 2
The build-up of ground water along, and under, Hwy. 2 west of Dodson, was the apparent cause of a sink hole which appeared in the eastbound traffic lane recently.
“Actually, there were two holes,” said Ray Mengel, District Administrator of the Montana Department of Transportation, headquartered in Glendive.
“The extreme amounts of groundwater loosened the ground around two culverts under the highway, washing the dirt next to the culverts away and causing the earth above the culverts to collapse.”
Mengel said his depa...