A car travels along a narrow, winding section of Highway 199, where proposed construction would widen the lanes. Del Norte Triplicate / Bryant Anderson
City Council adds its backing to highway project
The Highway 199/197 project won’t have its day in court for a few months, but Del Norters aren’t letting that stop them from debating it now.
Supporters and detractors of a proposed $38 million construction project on highways 199 and 197 continue to take sides at local public forums, peppering public comment periods with declarations of allegiance to either the highway construction, which some say will boost the economy, or the endangered fish that others claim it will threaten.
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