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MDT seeking public comment on upcoming roads project

by The Western News
| July 19, 2019 4:00 AM

The Montana Department of Transportation would like to notify the public and seek comments on a proposal to install new guardrail at three different locations. Site one is 10.6 miles east of Libby on Highway 37. Site two is 4.6 miles south of Hot Springs on Highway 28. Site three is at the Gold Creek Interchange, 11.9 miles east of Drummond on Interstate 90.

Proposed work includes installing new guardrail and signing. The purpose of the project is to improve roadside safety and address crash trends.

The project is tentatively scheduled for construction in 2022, depending on completion of all project development activities and availability of funding.

No new right-of-way or utility relocations will be needed.

For more information, please contact Missoula Acting District Administrator Bob Vosen at 406-523-5802, or Project Design Engineer Nathaniel Walters at 406-523-5833. Members of the public may submit written comments to the Montana Department of Transportation Missoula office at P.O. Box 7039, Missoula, MT 59807-7039, or online at: www.mdt.mt.gov/mdt/comment_form.shtml

Please note that your comments are for project UPN 9635000. Alternative accessible formats of this information will be provided upon request by contacting the Office of Civil Rights, P.O. Box 201001, Helena, MT 59620; 406-444-9229; fax 406-444-7243, or email to aflesch@mt.gov. Those using a TTY may call 800-335-7592 or through the Montana Relay Service at 711.