Officials in Traill County expect to collect $1.87 million from the North Dakota Legislature to help make repairs to the county’s network of roads and bridges.

State lawmakers recently wrapped up a special session in Bismarck and earmarked $100 million under House Bill 1505 for counties to improve their infrastructure.

Matt Lange of KLJ Engineering told the Traill County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday that the allocation will include $25 million specifically set aside for counties to make bridge improvements.

“That’s a pretty good chunk of bridge money,” Lange told the board. “That could be an opportunity (that would allow us) to do a couple projects. But we don’t know if it will require a local match.”

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