He also said it could be difficult to obtain easements because there are irrigation ditches on both sides that are on private property.

Iman said he knows the road has increased traffic.

But it's not the worst road in Ravalli County, he said.

When Daly deteriorates to the point where it can't be patched anymore, he said, the county will consider a more extensive repair.

But neighbors said accidents are waiting to happen.

County Road Department Supervisor Dusty McKern told NBC Montana the county is doing "the best it can" to fix Ravalli County's myriad roads.

All roads were hit hard by a bad winter," said McKern, and crews are two months behind just getting caught up so all roads are passable.