Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Dec.1 – On this day in Montana history in 1921 the State Highway Commission was touting its efforts in constructing bridges across the state. Officials reported that 26 bridges of various types had been built in the preceding two years at a cost of $700,000. Officials said “Montana is particularly fortunate in having several bridge erection companies within the state who bid with a small margin of profit and do not slight the workmanship.” Infrastructure was not a word in vogue then, as it is today.

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