Montana Department of Transportation

Montana Department of Transportation

MDT Organization

Engineering

The Highways and Engineering Division prepares projects for bidding and coordinates highway construction through two primary functions: Preconstruction and Construction. Specific Preconstruction functions are administered by the Bridge, Consultant Design, Engineering Information Services, Environmental Services, Highways, Right-of-Way, and Traffic and Safety bureaus in addition to five District Construction Offices in Billings, Butte, Great Falls, Glendive, and Missoula for budget purposes. Specific Construction functions are administered by the Contract Plans, Construction Engineering Services, Construction Administration Services, and Materials.

Dwayne Kailey

Administrator
406-444-6414

Preconstruction

The Preconstruction Program involves planning and developing the details of construction projects. This includes determining the location and design features, conducting public hearings and working with local officials, acquiring property for right-of-way and processing contracts up to the time they are awarded to private contractors.

Preconstruction Engineer
406-444-6005

Construction

The Construction Program coordinates all activities connected with highway construction. This includes bid preparation and letting, developing policies and specifications, resolving construction problems, and approving payments for construction work.

Construction Engineer
406-444-6008

Management Information and Support

In addition to the two programs above, there are several areas that support the Engineering Division. These include: Fiscal Officer; Management Analyst; Human Resources Specialist; and the Research Section.

Fiscal Officer
406-444-6241

Operations Analyst
406-444-6308

Human Resource Specialist
406-444-6048

Research Section Manager
406-444-7693