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Active Project - East of East Helena – East

East of East Helena – East

Project Overview

NH 8-2(98)52
UPN 8684000

This project will widen N-8 (US-12/US-287) to provide passing lanes and turning opportunities for a section of roadway between RP 52+1.162 (just east of Diehl Ranch Drive) and RP 55.9 (just east of Spokane Creek Road). This project is in Lewis & Clark and Jefferson County.

The majority of the section will consist of two through lanes in each direction, a center turn-lane and eight-foot shoulders. A free-right turn lane from Spokane Creek road will turn into the new through lane. The work includes grading, gravel, plant mix surfacing, seal & cover, pavement markings, signing, and culvert updates.

Right-of-way acquisition and utility relocation will be required. Construction is tentatively planned for 2021.

How can I stay informed?

Refer to this site for upcoming public involvement notices as they become available. Notices will also be distributed to those on the project's mailing list. MDT encourages members of the public to join the project's mailing list by submitting contact information to Christie McOmber via email or by submitting a comment using the online comment form.

Information will be published on this website, in local media venues, and via newsletters throughout the project development process.