An EIS (Environmental Impact Statement) has been initiated by the Federal Highway Administration, North Dakota Department of Transportation, and Billings County for a proposed crossing of the Little Missouri River in conjunction with upgrading existing roadways and/or creating new roadways to connect the transportation network on the east side of the Little Missouri River to the transportation network on the west side of the Little Missouri River, from ND Highway 16 to US Highway 85, within the study area.
The proposed project is located within a study area between the southern border of the North Unit of Theodore Roosevelt National Park, the northern border of the South Unit of Theodore Roosevelt National Park, the eastern border of US Highway 85, and the western border of ND Highway 16.
Public hearings for the Draft EIS were held Monday, July 23, 2018, in Medora, ND and Thursday, July 26, 2018 in Bismarck, ND. Comments on the Draft EIS must be submitted by September 4, 2018 (note this has been extended from August 20, 2018). For more information, including the Draft EIS, visit the Public Hearings page.