Gallatin County - Belgrade To Bozeman Frontage Road Meeting
April 4, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Lori Ryan, Public
Information Officer, MDT, (406) 444-6821; firstname.lastname@example.org
Department of Transportation Schedules Informational Meeting for the
Belgrade to Bozeman Frontage Road Corridor Study
Gallatin County ó
The Montana Department of Transportation (MDT), in partnership with
the Federal Highway Administration and in coordination with Gallatin
County and the cities of Belgrade and Bozeman, is developing a
corridor study of the Frontage Road between Jackrabbit Lane in
Belgrade and the Interstate 90 westbound on- and off-ramps at North
7th Avenue in Bozeman.
This informational meeting will be held
Tuesday, April 18, in the Lewis/Madison Room of the Best Western Plus
GranTree Inn, 1325 North 7th Avenue, in Bozeman. The meeting will
begin with an open house at 6:00 p.m. with a presentation to follow
at 6:30 p.m. Project team members will be available during the
meeting to discuss the study.
The purpose of the meeting is to
present the recommended improvement options developed for the
corridor and to gather community feedback on the draft corridor
planning study report. Beginning April 14, the draft corridor study
report may be viewed at:
The Belgrade to Bozeman Frontage Road Corridor Study is a
planning-level study and is not a design or construction project. The
study allows for early planning-level coordination with the public,
stakeholders, and environmental resource agencies. The study will
help ensure a smooth and efficient transition from transportation
planning to future project development/environmental review, if any,
based on needs and funding availability.
The study identifies
potential short- and long-term improvements to address safety,
geometric, and environmental concerns based on needs identified
through the planning process. This analysis will support a future
environmental review process if a project or projects are forwarded
from the study.
Public input is a very important part of the
process, and interested parties are encouraged to attend and
participate. Comments and concerns may be submitted in writing at the
meeting; by mail to Katie Potts, Project Manager, MDT Statewide and
Urban Planning, P.O. Box 201001, Helena, MT. 59620-1001; or online
comments are for the Belgrade to Bozeman Frontage Road Corridor
Study. MDT considers all comments regarding the potential issues and
concerns within the study area.
MDT attempts to provide
accommodations for any known disability that may interfere with a
personís participation in any service, program or activity of our
department. If you require reasonable accommodations to participate
in this meeting, please call Katie Potts at (406) 444-9238 at least
two days before the meeting.
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 e-mail to email@example.com. Those using a TTY may
call (800) 335-7592 or through the Montana Relay Service at 711.