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By Mark Foss
PCN Correspondent 

Senator Tester Talks Infrastructure Bill and Milk River Project

 

November 24, 2021

Drop 5 of the St. Mary Diversion broke in May of 2020. Photo courtesy of P.C. Extension Office.

On Monday, November 15, President Biden signed a $1 trillion infrastructure bill into law during a ceremony on the South Lawn at the White House.

Part of this bill, $100 million, is tagged to go directly to the Milk River Project.

For many years, decades even, the Milk River Project (MRP) has been grossly underfunded, and in need of essential and vital repairs. Just last year, on May 17, 2020, drop 5 of the St. Mary diversion gave way and failed.

"There's been a lot of talk, a lot of proposals, and a lot of good people that have spent a lot of time in trying to get this infrastructure upd...



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