nt of Transportation geotechnical experts continue their investigation into the U.S. 89 landslide, some possible hurdles for paving the alternative route, N.R. 20 have come to light, according to statements from both the Navajo Nation Office of the Speaker and the Navajo Department of Transportation.
NDOT Director Paulson Chaco said the Federal Highway Administration recently authorized $2 million in quick relief funds to begin the process, but he added, the emergency relief funding is only intended to “get a detour in place as soon as possible,” it cannot be used to construct any ultimate improvements.
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