Old Sawmill District
MISSOULA — Facing a spring wind on a chilly Friday morning, Ed and Leslie Wetherbee stood where the old Champion International sawmill once cut logs on Missoula’s riverfront. The mill is gone and the 46-acre site is now empty, save for a sign dubbing the property the Old Sawmill District and…
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Monte Meskimen of LS Jensen Construction grades the sides of a large pit where wood waste from an old log pond was removed at the Old Sawmill District site in Missoula recently. Removal of the material, which was producing methane, and bringing back in clean fill was another step in the year…
Much of the wood waste being removed from the site is being hauled off to make compost, which will return as material for the park. Other materials like concrete and asphalt are being recycled for use on site, also.
MISSOULA -- Workers are making a push on the final cleanup at the Old Sawmill District with a goal to have the Montana Department of Environmental Quality declare the remediation complete this coming summer.
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