Montana Department of Transportation

MDT Meetings and Events

Helena - Safety Project On Roadways In Lewis And Clark Cty

April 2, 2018


Lori Ryan, Public
Information Officer, (406) 444-6821,

Montana Department
of Transportation Proposes Safety Enhancement Project on Interstate
and Roadway Sections in Lewis and Clark County

HELENA  The Montana
Department of Transportation (MDT) would like to notify the public
and seek comments on a proposal to complete safety improvements at
six locations around Helena in Lewis and Clark County. 

Site 1:
(Interstate 15 near Wolf Creek): Install concrete barrier rail
delineation on outside of curve of north-bound lanes and guardrail
delineation on inside of curve of south-bound lanes from reference
post (RP) 228.2 to RP 228.8.
Site 2: (Boulder Avenue in Helena):
Curve warning signs and panel delineation on three curves from RP 1.0
to RP 1.4. 
Site 3: (Montana Avenue in Helena): Install standard
delineation from Sierra Road at RP 4.3 to Lincoln Road at RP 7.4. 
Site 4: (Wylie Drive in East Helena): Install shoulder rumble strips
and upgrade curve signs from RP 2.6 to RP 3.2. Install advanced
intersection signing for both trailer park entrances. Replace
existing object markers for canal bridge at RP 2.0.
Site 5: (Birdseye
Road west of Helena): Install curve signing, panel delineation, and
centerline rumble strips from RP 7.7 to RP 8.7. 
Site 6: (Grizzly
Gulch Road south of Helena): Install curve warning signs and panel
delineation on curves from RP 3.5 to RP 4.0. Install guardrail on
outside of curve from RP 3.9 to RP 4.0. 

The purpose of the projects
is to address road departure crashes.

The project is tentatively
scheduled for construction in 2019, 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 Great Falls Preconstruction Engineer
Steve Prinzing at (406) 454-5899 or Project Design Engineer Michael
S. Grover  at (406) 444 4188. Members of the public may submit
written comments to the Montana Department of Transportation Great
Falls office at P.O. Box 1359, Great Falls, MT 59403-1359, or online

Please note that your
comments are for project UPN 9426000. Alternative accessible formats
of this information will be provided upon request by contacting Alice
Flesch, Human Resources and Occupational Safety Division, P.O. Box
201001, Helena, MT 59620; (406) 444-9229; TTY (800) 335-7592; fax
(406) 444-7243; or e-mail to