By Garth Meyer
Gazette Reporter 

Clock ticks on Almota road project agreement


After four years of planning, design and approval, Whitman County’s Almota Four road reconstruction project may be in jeopardy.

Set for this summer for 3.5 miles between Union Flat Creek and the State Route 194 intersection east of Onecho Bible Church, the project remains in limbo with unfinished property agreements with landowners along the route which would widen part of the road from 28 to 34 feet.

Agreements were made in concept during meetings with owners last fall, and offer letters to secure right-of-way ground – and keep farmable slopes – were mailed in late March and early Ap...

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