Public input meeting to discuss proposed improvements to Highway 2 near Devils Lake

Devils Lake Daily Journal
Newsroom Report

DEVILS LAKE – A public input meeting is scheduled Dec. 14 from 6-8 p.m. to discuss proposed improvements to U.S. Highway 2 near Devils Lake.

The meeting will utilize an open house format with a formal presentation at 6 p.m. and be held at High Plains Equipment, 8373 U.S. Highway 2 in Devils Lake. 

The public will have the opportunity to provide input on proposed improvements to U.S. 2 from Elks Drive (RP 270.8) to the Hefti Rest Area (RP 278.4).

The project consists of mill and overlay of U.S. 2, intersection realignments, access improvements, destination lighting, overlay of Hefti Rest Area parking lot, and overlay of some frontage roads. 

Representatives from the North Dakota Department of Transportation, Civil Science, Inc., and the City of Devils Lake will be available to answer questions and discuss concerns.

If unable to attend the public input meeting, written statements or comments must be mailed by December 29, 2021, to Chris Maples, Consultant Project Manager, via email to with “Public Input Meeting” in email subject heading.

The North Dakota Department of Transportation will consider every request for reasonable accommodation to provide:

an accessible meeting facility or other accommodation for people with disabilities,

language interpretation for people with limited English proficiency (LEP), and

translations of written material necessary to access NDDOT programs and information.