Montana Department of Transportation

MDT Meetings and Events

Hamilton-Open House Slated-Access Management Plan-US 93 S.





June 16, 2014


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE	

Lori Ryan, Public Information Officer, (406) 444-6821, email: 
lryan@mt.gov

MDT proposes an Access Management Plan for U.S. Highway 93 South in
the Hamilton area and schedules an open house to discuss plan –
Ravalli County

Hamilton -  The Montana Department of Transportation (MDT) would like
to notify the public and seek comments on the draft access management
plan for U.S. Highway 93 in the Hamilton area.	The plan begins at
Angler’s Roost Bridge just south of Hamilton, at reference post 43.7
and extends north through Hamilton for 5.3 miles, ending just south
of the Bitterroot River at reference post 49.0.

The plan will identify a long-term conceptual strategy to help
preserve efficient traffic flow along U.S. Highway 93 while providing
reasonable access to adjacent properties and businesses.  One public
informational meeting and individual contacts with adjacent property
owners has occurred during the development of the plan. This is the
final public project meeting.

A website including project overview, schedule, FAQ’s and related
links is located at the following link:

http://www.mdt.mt.gov/pubinvolve/hamiltonaccess/

MDT has scheduled an open house to discuss the draft proposed plan. 
The open house will start at 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday July 23, 2014, at
the Bedford Building/Hamilton Community Center, 223 S. 2nd St,
Hamilton, MT and continue until 9 p.m. Staff from MDT and the
engineering consultant firm will be present to answer questions.
There will not be a formal presentation.

Community participation is a very important part of the process, and
the public is encouraged to attend.  Opinion, comments and concerns
may be submitted in writing at the meeting, by mail to Missoula
District Administrator Ed Toavs at (406) 523-5802   , or online at 

www.mdt.mt.gov/mdt/comment_form.shtml

Please indicate comments are for project UPN 8122000 and submit
comments by August 13, 2014.

MDT attempts to provide accommodations for any know disability that
may interfere with a person’s participation in any service, program
or activity of our department.	If you require reasonable
accommodations to participate in the meeting, please call April Gerth
at (406) 447-5000 at least two days before the meeting.  For the
hearing impaired, the TTY number is (406) 444 7696 or 1-800-335-7592,
or call the Montana Relay at 711.  Alternative accessible formats of
this information will be provided upon request.
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Project name:  Hamilton Access Control
Project ID:  NH 7-1(140)44
Control Number:  8122000
Ravalli County