Montana Department of Transportation

Bigge Crane Megaload Permit Issued

A permit has been issued for a megaload to travel from Idaho through Montana to Great Falls. The move, planned for seven stages, will travel at night to minimize travel disruptions to others along the route. MORE INFORMATION

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Funding Transportation Improvements

Funding Transportation Improvements

The responsibility for construction, operation, and maintenance of the nation's transportation networks is distributed across federal, state, and local governments. With federal and state transportation funding sources such as gas taxes predicted to continue to decline in the coming years, there is a need for local communities to find equitable methods to generate revenues for transportation improvements. The following tools emphasize innovative, relatively low-cost approaches used in Montana and throughout the country, and include a focus on strategies that promote partnerships with private sector developers.

Case studies that feature transportation funding tools include the following: