Bill would let counties ask DOT to maintain highways
BISMARCK -- Counties could ask the North Dakota Department of Transportation to take over maintenance of county highways on a temporary or permanent basis under a bill draft presented to a state energy committee on Monday.
The draft, prepared by Legislative Council at the request of the Legislature's Energy Development and Transmission Committee, would allow the DOT director to approve the application by the county's board of commissioners, with conditions if he so chooses.
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