Proposed gravel pit near Elbow Lake sees public outcry

 

April 6, 2023

Libby Langston

Handmade signs in protest of the proposed gravel pit were posted in the prospective area by an unknown resident.

A potential gravel pit is being proposed for an undeveloped area near Elbow Lake, in Greenough, and the residents of the area are voicing concerns about noise pollution and disruptions to wildlife in hopes of stopping the project from moving forward.

The 21.2 acre gravel pit would be just off of Highway 83, south of Salmon Lake and near Elbow Lake in Greenough. LHC Construction, the Kalispell-based outfit being subcontracted by Kiewit for the project, says the pit and its accompanying asphalt production operation would provide gravel and asphalt for the nearby construction project through O...



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Reader Comments(1)

Jimmy1shot writes:

Before they start digging they should look into Native Americans buried in that area It was an area that traveling Native people stayed to harvest the wildlife in this area

 
 
 

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