Beltrami County backs off highway encroachment policy
Poised to approve policy Tuesday that grandfathers in current county road right-of-way encroachments, Beltrami County commissioners dropped the idea when they learned the move could cost state aid dollars.
"State statute doesn't allow any kind of encroachment," Lou Tasa, state Department of Transportation assistant district engineer for state aid, told commissioners Tuesday night. And that includes structures, fences and signs, he added.
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