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14 miles of 4-lane to open on Hwy. 85

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ALEXANDER — The first phase of the U.S. Highway 85 four-lane project in western North Dakota will officially open Friday, marking an important step in managing the onslaught of truck traffic in the state’s Oil Patch.


Patriot Fuels co-owner Fred Huckstorf said he couldn’t be happier with the widening of a 14-mile segment from Watford City to south of Alexander in McKenzie County.

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