North Dakota Department of Transportation’s $45 million project brought residents of New Town congestion relief and economic viability by restoring their quality of life and providing a safer movement of traffic, goods and services during their ongoing oil boom. Residents now enjoy the benefits of a three-mile long truck-reliever route that bypasses their town, a new concrete overlay and widening of Main Street, road safety shoulders, storm drains, curbs and gutters, sewer and water main lines. NDDOT Officials partnered with leaders from the Three Affiliated Tribes to mitigate environmental impacts, provide a better quality of life to residents and foster job creation and retention for years to come.
Gov. Jack Dalrymple & NDDOT Director Grant Levi are presented with blankets by Tribal Councilman Ken Hall at an event to commemorate the completion of the $20 million New Town Main Street reconstruction project
Joel Wilt (Williston District Engineer), Senator Brad Bekkedahl, Scott Davis (Indian Affair Commisioner) Grant Levi (NDDOT Director) Ken Hall (Tribal Chairman), Governor Jack Dalrymple, Senator John M. Warner, Mayor Dan Uran (New Town), contractor, contractor, Alan Esvold & Representative Kenton Onstad gather to cut the Ribbon commemorating the completion of the $20 million New Town Main Street reconstruction project
Traffic flows freely on the recently completed New Town Main Street after a major reconstuction
Semi Truck traffic on the New Town ND 23B Truck Reliever Route
Aerial Photos of the ND Highway 23 Truck Route diverting heavy oil traffic around New Town, ND