State lays out plan to address problems in Oil Patch
Published 02/21/2012, Forum Communications
Bypasses to reduce traffic in Williston and New Town will be finished this summer, and a new state coordinator will be hired to monitor issues in the oil- and gas-producing counties, the governor announced Tuesday. Gov. Jack Dalrymple reported on progress being made in western North Dakota’s Oil Patch during news conferences in Bismarck and Williston. He covered state efforts to help with transportation, housing, safety and planning issues, which local officials were eager to hear.Word count: 1211
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