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US 212 Reconstruction - Rockvale to Laurel

Status/Schedule

Project Corridor

  • Engineering and legal surveys have been completed.
  • Geotechnical investigations have been completed.
  • Utility mapping to identify and evaluate potential utility conflicts has been completed (Phase I Subsurface Utility Engineering; aka Ph. I SUE).
  • Several groundwater monitoring wells have been installed to monitor pre-construction groundwater elevations at specific locations. The groundwater elevations are generally monitored quarterly.
  • Individual mailings have been completed for landowners with irrigation systems which will be impacted by the project. Follow-up meetings have been held with landowners as requested.
  • The Montana Transportation Commission has approved the Access Control Resolution for the entire project corridor (Rockvale to Laurel). The approved resolution is on file with Yellowstone County and Carbon County.

South of Laurel - RR Overpass

  • Design activities have been completed.
  • Right of Way activities have been completed.
  • Coordination with utility companies and relocation of utilities has been completed.
  • On August 27, 2013 the Montana Transportation Commission awarded the South of Laurel - RR Overpass project to Scarsella Brothers Inc.
  • Construction activities are underway with an estimated completion timeframe of Summer 2015.

Rockvale - North (US 212 / 310)

  • Design activities have been completed.
  • Right of Way activities has been completed.
  • Coordination with utility companies and relocation of utilities is underway.
  • On September 2, 2014 the Montana Transportation Commission awarded the Rockvale – North (US 212 / 310) project to Nelcon Inc.
  • Construction activities are underway with an estimated completion of Fall 2015.

Rockvale - Laurel (2-Lanes)

  • Detailed design activities are nearly complete.
  • Right of Way activities are underway.
  • Appraisal of parcels has been authorized and is underway.
  • Right of Way negotiations with landowners are underway.
  • Construction is tentatively planned to begin in 2016.

Rockvale - Laurel (NB Lanes)

  • Preliminary design activities are underway.

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