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Butte's Engineers Without Borders restore a Central American road

When Butch Gerbrandt and his team of Engineers Without Borders from Montana Tech first got to El Salvador in 2010, the project they’d planned to start was already finished. Instead, local officials in Atiquizaya, a municipality about 55 miles from the country’s capital, presented the group of students and mentors with an even bigger challenge: a critical road that was slipping sideways into the river, three feet at a time.
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