Funding for, timing of 516 Avenue project may cause road block
February 23, 2023
While residents residing north of Clearwater don't have to ford the Elkhorn River to reach town, surface conditions of 516 Avenue, the main artery bridging highways 275 and 20 from south to north, have "deteriorated to conditions from 100 years ago."
That's the sentiment expressed to Antelope County Commissioners by multiple Clearwater residents.
"Has the road got any better in the last 100 years? That thing is back to the century of covered wagon days. Am I wrong or right?" Curt Thiele asked commissioners during a Feb. 6 meeting.
Commissioner Neil Williby agreed the road isn't in tip-top s...