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Missoula ADA

Weekly Updates

June 21, 2019

  • The project is planned for completion by end-of-day Friday, June 21, weather permitting. Barring additional work days, this is the final Missoula ADA project update.
  • The final phase of Missoula ADA is wrapping, with corners being completed at the north side of the intersection of Broadway and Jefferson..
  • The Montana Department of Transportation wishes to thank the community for your patience while these improvements were performed.
  • As part of the Montana Department of Transportation's Statewide ADA Transition Plan, WGM and Knife River finished the project ahead of schedule, delivering the following benefits to the Missoula community:
    • 49,000 square feet of sidewalk upgraded.
    • 9,500 linear feet of curb improved.
    • 330 ramps are now compliant with federal ADA regulations.
    • 46 total intersections were improved.
    • 2 Rapid Flashing Beacons were installed for pedestrian safety.
  • If you have questions about this project, we are here to answer questions by calling our hotline at 406-207-4484.

Previous Updates

June 14, 2019

  • The final phase of Missoula ADA has begun, with corners being updated at the north side of the intersection of Broadway and Jefferson. Final stages of work are scheduled to take 3 - 4 weeks, with a completion date in early July.
  • Pedestrian detours will be in place due to sidewalk construction; there is potential for side street closures. Please use caution when traveling in the work zone. A map of project locations is available here.
  • During active work, to ensure resident and patron cars are not damaged, parking will not be permitted within 50 feet of street corners; residents and patrons to businesses are encouraged to park midblock to avoid being towed. Work will be performed from 7 am to 5 pm Monday through Friday each week, with the possibility of Saturday work as necessary.

June 7, 2019

  • Work has moved to the south side of Broadway. Expect single lane closures with construction occurring at Adams and Washington. Please plan extra travel time when traveling through this area, as both Missoula ADA and the Van Buren Street Interchange will undergo construction next week.
  • Pedestrian detours will be in place due to sidewalk construction; there is potential for side street closures. Please use caution when traveling in the work zone. A map of project locations is available here.
  • During active work, to ensure resident and patron cars are not damaged, parking will not be permitted within 50 feet of street corners; residents and patrons to businesses are encouraged to park midblock to avoid being towed. Work will be performed from 7 am to 5 pm Monday through Friday each week, with the possibility of Saturday work as necessary.
  • In this same area, the Van Buren Street Interchange project will start to see some delays next week while crews prepare for a chip seal on Van Buren Street. The chip seal is anticipated to begin either Wednesday, June 12 or Thursday, June 13. The process takes approximately three days and is entirely weather-dependent.
  • As a result, all Interstate 90 ramps will experience delays of up to 15 minutes at various times while crews perform the chip seal. This work will be performed as efficiently as possible to limit impacts to the traveling public as much as possible.
  • Northbound and southbound Van Buren Street traffic will be reduced to single-lanes, with flaggers directing safe travel.

May 31, 2019

  • Work has moved to the south side of Broadway. Expect single lane closures with construction occurring at Van Buren, Jackson, Monroe, and Madison Streets. Please plan extra travel time when traveling through this area. Business access will be maintained.
  • Pedestrian detours will be in place due to sidewalk construction; there is potential for side street closures. Please use caution when traveling in the work zone. A map of project locations is available here.
  • During active work, to ensure resident and patron cars are not damaged, parking will not be permitted within 50 feet of street corners; residents and patrons to businesses are encouraged to park midblock to avoid being towed. Work will be performed from 7 am to 5 pm Monday through Friday each week, with the possibility of Saturday work as necessary.
  • In this same area, the Van Buren Street Interchange project will continue with sidewalk construction into next week. As a result, sidewalks on the east side of Van Buren Street will be closed. Please follow all posted signage for safe detours and travel in the construction area. Please note that both projects are slated for completion in mid-July, and MDT appreciates your patience as these projects are completed.

May 24, 2019

  • Crews completed work on all locations on the northside of Broadway from Van Buren to Owen and will suspended work to accommodate for holiday travel.
  • The Missoula ADA project will suspend for the Memorial Holiday weekend to accommodate for increased holiday traffic. Lane closures will be removed to facilitate free-flowing traffic. Next week, expect single lane closure on the south side of Broadway, with construction occurring at Van Buren, Jackson, Monroe, and Madison Streets. Please plan extra travel time when traveling through this area. Business access will be maintained.
  • Pedestrian detours will be in place due to sidewalk construction; there is potential for side street closures. Please use caution when traveling in the work zone. A map of project locations is available here.
  • During active work, to ensure resident and patron cars are not damaged, parking will not be permitted within 50 feet of street corners; residents and patrons to businesses are encouraged to park midblock to avoid being towed. Work will be performed from 7 am to 5 pm Monday through Friday each week, with the possibility of Saturday work as necessary.
  • Additionally, some work will be ongoing on Van Buren as part of the Van Buren Street Interchange project. Crews for the Van Buren Street Interchange project will be fully off of the roadway by noon today and will return back to work on Tuesday, May 28. Next week, the focus of project construction will be landscaping and signage. This will not affect traffic.

May 17, 2019

  • The Missoula ADA project continues on the northside of Broadway Street. Construction continues on the corners of Madison, Monroe and Jackson streets. Expect single lane closure on the north side of Broadway. Please plan extra travel time when traveling through this area. Business access will be maintained.
  • Pedestrian detours will be in place due to sidewalk construction; there is potential for side street closures. Please use caution when traveling in the work zone.
  • A map of project locations is available here.
  • During active work, to ensure resident and patron cars are not damaged, parking will not be permitted within 50 feet of street corners; residents and patrons to businesses are encouraged to park midblock to avoid being towed. Work will be performed from 7 am to 5 pm Monday through Friday each week, with the possibility of Saturday work as necessary.

May 10, 2019

  • The Missoula ADA construction continues on intersections of Broadway and Adams. Mid-week, the work zone may move east to the corners of Madison, Monroe and Jackson streets. Expect single lane closure on the north side of Broadway. Please plan extra travel time when traveling through this area.
  • Pedestrian detours will be in place due to sidewalk construction; there is potential for side street closures. Please use caution when traveling in the work zone.
  • A map of project locations is available here.
  • During active work, to ensure resident and patron cars are not damaged, parking will not be permitted within 50 feet of street corners; residents and patrons to businesses are encouraged to park midblock to avoid being towed. Work will be performed from 7 am to 5 pm Monday through Friday each week, with the possibility of Saturday work as necessary.

May 2, 2019

  • The Missoula ADA project continues on the northside of Broadway Street. Construction has begun on intersections of Pattee, Washington and Adams. Expect single lane closure on the north side of Broadway. Please plan extra travel time when traveling through this area. Corners at Owens, Ryman, Woody, and Orange Street have been updated and now meet current ADA requirements.
  • Pedestrian detours will be in place due to sidewalk construction; there is potential for side street closures. Please use caution when traveling in the work zone.
  • A map of project locations is available here.
  • During active work, to ensure resident and patron cars are not damaged, parking will not be permitted within 50 feet of street corners; residents and patrons to businesses are encouraged to park midblock to avoid being towed. Work will be performed from 7 am to 5 pm Monday through Friday each week, with the possibility of Saturday work as necessary.

April 26, 2019

  • The Missoula ADA project continues on Broadway Street. Next week, construction is anticipated on the north side of Broadway with intersections to be updated on Ryman, Woody and Owen Streets. Expect single lane closure on the north side of Broadway, with impacts to westbound traffic from Owen to just past Ryman.
  • If weather permits, work may include intersections of Pattee, Washington and Adams late next week.
  • Pedestrian detours will be in place due to sidewalk construction; there is potential for side street closures. Please use caution when traveling in the work zone.
  • A map of project locations is available here.
  • During active work, to ensure resident and patron cars are not damaged, parking will not be permitted within 50 feet of street corners; residents and patrons to businesses are encouraged to park midblock to avoid being towed. Work will be performed from 7 am to 5 pm Monday through Friday each week, with the possibility of Saturday work as necessary.

April 19, 2019

  • The Missoula ADA project is active on Broadway Street. Construction is ongoing on the south side of Broadway with intersections to be updated on Ryman, Woody, Orange and Owen Streets. Expect single lane closure on the south side of Broadway, with impacts to eastbound traffic from Owen to just past Ryman.
  • Southbound travelers on Orange Street may also experience single lane closures at the Broadway/Orange intersection. Plan for extra travel time through the construction zone.
  • Pedestrian detours will be in place due to sidewalk construction; there is potential for side street closures. Please use caution when traveling in the work zone.
  • MDT, WGM and Knife River appreciate the patience of the downtown community as the first section of work wraps up. A map of project locations is available here.
  • During active work, to ensure resident and patron cars are not damaged, parking will not be permitted within 50 feet of street corners; residents and patrons to businesses are encouraged to park midblock to avoid being towed. Work will be performed from 7 am to 5 pm Monday through Friday each week, with the possibility of Saturday work as necessary.

April 17, 2019

  • The Missoula ADA project is wrapping up accessibility improvements on Higgins Avenue ahead of schedule. Minimal finish work may be completed on the corners of Higgins and Main/Front, and on the corner of Broadway and Pattee Streets.
  • The Missoula ADA project will transition to the south side of Broadway with intersections updated on Ryman, Woody, Orange and Owen Streets. Expect single lane closure on the south side of Broadway, with impacts to eastbound traffic from Owen to just past Ryman.
  • MDT, WGM and Knife River appreciate the patience of the downtown community as the first section of work wraps up. A map of project locations is available here.
  • Pedestrian detours will be in place due to sidewalk construction; there is potential for side street closures. Please use caution when traveling in the work zone.
  • During active work, to ensure resident and patron cars are not damaged, parking will not be permitted within 50 feet of street corners; residents and patrons to businesses are encouraged to park midblock to avoid being towed. Work will be performed from 7 am to 5 pm Monday through Saturday during each week. There is potential for short closures of side streets in active work zones; please be mindful of signage in the work zone.

April 8, 2019

  • The Missoula ADA project resumed April 1. Single lane closures, side street closures and pedestrian detours are in place on Higgins Avenue. The work zone spans from Front Street to just before Broadway. Work may impact both northbound and southbound traffic on Higgins Avenue next week, as work may be completed at the east corner of Higgins Avenue and Main Street. Weather permitting, construction may extend to the southern corners of the Broadway and Pattee intersection. A map of construction areas is available here.
  • Slow down and plan extra travel time in this area. Read more about the important accessibility improvements the Missoula ADA project brings to Missoula in the Missoulian, on KPAX and on ABC Fox Montana.
  • During active work, to ensure cars are not damaged, parking will not be permitted within 50 feet of street corners; residents and patrons to businesses are encouraged to park midblock to avoid being towed. Work will be performed from 7 am to 5 pm Monday through Friday during each week, with some Saturday work as necessary. There is potential for short closures of side streets in active work zones; please be mindful of signage in the work zone.

April 1, 2019

  • The Missoula ADA project will resume on April 1, weather-permitting.
  • The Missoula ADA project will be active on Higgins Avenue, with intersections updated on Front Street and Main Avenue. Expect single lane closure on the west side of Higgins Avenue, with impacts to southbound traffic from Broadway to the Higgins Street Bridge.
  • Pedestrian detours may be in place due to sidewalk construction.
  • During active work, to ensure resident and patron cars are not damaged, parking will not be permitted within 50 feet of street corners; residents and patrons to businesses are encouraged to park midblock to avoid being towed. Work will be performed from 7 am to 5 pm Monday through Saturday during each week. There is potential for short closures of side streets in active work zones; please be mindful of signage in the work zone.

September 28, 2018

  • The Missoula ADA project is completing work on Higgins Avenue; all lanes of traffic and pedestrian access will be unobstructed for the upcoming University of Montana Homecoming festivities. Intersections from Brooks Street to Fourth Street have been updated and are more accessible for everyone. We hope you enjoy a more walkable route!
  • Work has shifted to the west side of Stephens Avenue, from Mount Avenue to Beckwith Avenue. Expect to see the single lane closure on the west side of Stephens, with impacts to northbound traffic.
  • MDT continues to improve pedestrian access where possible in the work zone; please don't hesitate to reach out with questions or concerns about pedestrian access along the route.
  • During active work, to ensure resident and patron cars are not damaged, parking will not be permitted within 50 feet of street corners; residents and patrons to businesses are encouraged to park midblock to avoid being towed. Work will be performed from 7 am to 5 pm Monday through Saturday during each week. There is potential for short closures of side streets in active work zones and detours; please be mindful of signage in the work zone.

September 21, 2018

  • The Missoula ADA project is scheduled to wrap up work on Higgins Avenue by early the week of September 24, weather permitting. Intersections from Brooks Street to Fourth Street will be updated be more accessible for everyone. We hope you enjoy a more walkable route!
  • Work will shift to the west side of Stephens Avenue, from Mount Avenue to Beckwith Avenue. Expect to see the single lane closure on the west side of Stephens, with impacts to northbound traffic.
  • MDT continues to improve pedestrian access where possible in the work zone; please don't hesitate to reach out with questions or concerns about pedestrian access along the route.
  • During active work, to ensure resident and patron cars are not damaged, parking will not be permitted within 50 feet of street corners; residents and patrons to businesses are encouraged to park midblock to avoid being towed. Work will be performed from 7 am to 5 pm Monday through Saturday during each week. There is potential for short closures of side streets in active work zones and detours; please be mindful of signage in the work zone.

September 14, 2018

  • The Missoula ADA project continues work on Higgins Avenue, with intersections under construction from from Brooks Street to Fourth Street. The work has moved to the west side of Higgins. Expect to see the single lane closure on west side of Higgins, with impacts to southbound traffic. The work will continue on west-side intersections from Brooks to Fourth Street.
  • The Montana Department of Transportation appreciates the patience of the community as ADA improvements are made in Missoula. Additional information about ADA improvements to the Hip Strip area can be found on the missoulian.com.
  • MDT continues to improve pedestrian access where possible in the work zone; please don't hesitate to reach out with questions or concerns about pedestrian access along the route.
  • During active work, to ensure resident and patron cars are not damaged, parking will not be permitted within 50 feet of street corners; residents and patrons to businesses are encouraged to park midblock to avoid being towed. Work will be performed from 7 am to 5 pm Monday through Saturday during each week. There is potential for short closures of side streets in active work zones and detours; please be mindful of signage in the work zone.
  • In the continual effort to provide regular and updated communication to the public, the Montana Department of Transportation will be hosting an open forum every Tuesday from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Salvation Army in Missoula. This time is designed for members of the public to stop by to ask questions or provide feedback on any of the Missoula-area projects; including Russell Street – Broadway to Dakota, the Van Buren Street Interchange, Bonner Bridges and ADA improvements.

September 7, 2018

  • The Missoula ADA project continues work on Higgins Avenue, with intersections under construction from from Brooks Street to Fourth Street. A single lane closure begins on Brooks as it turns into Higgins Street; the northbound lane will be closed for approximately two more weeks as work is completed.
  • The Montana Department of Transportation appreciates the patience of the community as ADA improvements are made in Missoula. Additional information about ADA improvements to the Hip Strip area can be found on the missoulian.com.
  • Once the east side of Higgins has been updated, work will move to intersections on the west side of Higgins, stretching from Fourth Street south to Brooks Street.
  • During active work, to ensure resident and patron cars are not damaged, parking will not be permitted within 50 feet of street corners; residents and patrons to businesses are encouraged to park midblock to avoid being towed. Work will be performed from 7 am to 5 pm Monday through Saturday during each week. There is potential for short closures of side streets in active work zones and detours; please be mindful of signage in the work zone.
  • In the continual effort to provide regular and updated communication to the public, the Montana Department of Transportation will be hosting an open forum every Tuesday from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Salvation Army in Missoula. This time is designed for members of the public to stop by to ask questions or provide feedback on any of the Missoula-area projects; including Russell Street – Broadway to Dakota, the Van Buren Street Interchange, Bonner Bridges and ADA improvements.

August 31, 2018

  • The Missoula ADA project has completed work on Gerald Avenue, though be aware that other construction project are ongoing in the area.
  • Work has shifted to Higgins Avenue, with intersections under construction from from Brooks Street to Fourth Street. A single lane closure begins on Brooks as it turns into Higgins Street; the northbound lane will be closed for approximately two - three weeks. Once the east side of Higgins has been updated, work will move to intersections on the west side of Higgins, stretching from Fourth Street south to Brooks Street.
  • During active work, to ensure resident and patron cars are not damaged, parking will not be permitted within 50 feet of street corners; residents and patrons to businesses are encouraged to park midblock to avoid being towed. Work will be performed from 7 am to 5 pm Monday through Saturday during each week. There is potential for short closures of side streets in active work zones and detours; please be mindful of signage in the work zone.
  • In the continual effort to provide regular and updated communication to the public, the Montana Department of Transportation will be hosting an open forum every Tuesday from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Salvation Army in Missoula. This time is designed for members of the public to stop by to ask questions or provide feedback on any of the Missoula-area projects; including Russell Street – Broadway to Dakota, the Van Buren Street Interchange, Bonner Bridges and ADA improvements.

August 30, 2018

August 24, 2018

  • Crews are completing work on Fifth and Sixth Streets along Gerald Avenue for the Missoula ADA project. Some traffic control and construction work will remain for other projects occurring in the area.
  • Gerald Avenue work will be completed the week of August 27, and work will shift to Higgins Avenue from Brooks Street, Fourth Street, Fifth Street and Sixth Street. Work will begin on the east side of Higgins Avenue, starting at Brooks Street and moving north. This work will result in closures of the northbound lane.
  • During active work, to ensure resident cars are not damaged, parking will not be permitted within 50 feet of street corners; residents and patrons to businesses are encouraged to park midblock to avoid being towed. Work will be performed from 7 am to 5 pm Monday through Saturday during each week. There is potential for short closures of side streets in active work zones and detours; please be mindful of signage in the work zone.
  • In the continual effort to provide regular and updated communication to the public, the Montana Department of Transportation will be hosting an open forum every Tuesday from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Salvation Army in Missoula. This time is designed for members of the public to stop by to ask questions or provide feedback on any of the Missoula-area projects; including Russell Street – Broadway to Dakota, the Van Buren Street Interchange, Bonner Bridges and ADA improvements.

August 10, 2018

  • Crews moving to Fifth and Sixth Street along Gerald Avenue. These improvements will result in single-lane closures on Gerald Avenue. Expect slower speeds on Gerald Avenue, as well intermittent side street closures.
  • In an effort to accommodate additional traffic caused by an upcoming concert at the University of Montana on Monday, August 13, the Missoula ADA project will open all lanes on Fifth and Sixth Streets from noon on Friday, August 10 until the morning of Tuesday, August 14.
  • Remaining work on Stephens Avenue is scheduled to be completed in fall 2018. Work has moved to Gerald Avenue with the intention of completing this phase of the project before school begins. We apologize for any confusion this move may have caused for residents and commuters.
  • During active work, to ensure resident cars are not damaged, parking will not be permitted within 50 feet of street corners; motorists are encouraged to park midblock to avoid being towed. Work will be performed from 7 am to 5 pm Monday through Saturday during each week. There is potential for short closures of side streets in active work zones and detours; please be mindful of signage in the work zone.
  • In the continual effort to provide regular and updated communication to the public, the Montana Department of Transportation will be hosting an open forum every Tuesday from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Salvation Army in Missoula. This time is designed for members of the public to stop by to ask questions or provide feedback on any of the Missoula-area projects; including Russell Street – Broadway to Dakota, the Van Buren Street Interchange, Bonner Bridges and ADA improvements.

August 3, 2018

  • Crews moving to Fifth and Sixth Street along Gerald Avenue. These improvements will result in single-lane closures on Gerald Avenue. Expect slower speeds on Gerald Avenue, as well intermittent side street closures.
  • Remaining work on Stephens Avenue is scheduled to be completed in fall 2018. Work has moved to Gerald Avenue with the intention of completing this phase of the project before school begins. We apologize for any confusion this move may have caused for residents and commuters.
  • During active work, to ensure resident cars are not damaged, parking will not be permitted within 50 feet of street corners; motorists are encouraged to park midblock to avoid being towed. Work will be performed from 7 am to 5 pm Monday through Saturday during each week. There is potential for short closures of side streets in active work zones and detours; please be mindful of signage in the work zone.
  • In the continual effort to provide regular and updated communication to the public, the Montana Department of Transportation will be hosting an open forum every Tuesday from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Salvation Army in Missoula. This time is designed for members of the public to stop by to ask questions or provide feedback on any of the Missoula-area projects; including Russell Street – Broadway to Dakota, the Van Buren Street Interchange, Bonner Bridges and ADA improvements.

July 27, 2018

  • Crews will be working on the south side of of Stephens Avenue, to include Addison, Bickford, Harlem and Knowles. These improvements will result in single-lane closures on Stephens Avenue for southbound traffic. Expect slower speeds on Stephens Avenue when headed southbound from Mount to Sixth Street for the next two weeks.
  • Please be aware that the City of Missoula may initiate a chip seal project on the Slant Streets – West of Stephens. Refer to the City ofMissoula Street Maintenance division website here for more information on this project.
  • During active work, to ensure resident cars are not damaged, parking will not be permitted within 50 feet of street corners; motorists are encouraged to park midblock to avoid being towed. Work will be performed from 7 am to 5 pm Monday through Saturday during each week. There is potential for short closures of side streets in active work zones and detours; please be mindful of signage in the work zone.
  • In the continual effort to provide regular and updated communication to the public, the Montana Department of Transportation will be hosting an open forum every Tuesday from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Salvation Army in Missoula. This time is designed for members of the public to stop by to ask questions or provide feedback on any of the Missoula-area projects; including Russell Street – Broadway to Dakota, the Van Buren Street Interchange, Bonner Bridges and ADA improvements.

July 20, 2018

  • Crews will continue working on the northwest corners of Stephens Avenue, to include Bickford, Madison, Harlem, Knowles and Mount. These improvements will result in single-lane closures on Stephens Avenue for southbound traffic. Expect slower speeds on Stephens Avenue when headed southbound from Mount to Sixth Street for the next two weeks.
  • Please be aware that the City of Missoula may initiate a chip seal project on the Slant Streets – West of Stephens next week. Refer to the City of Missoula Street Maintenance division website here for more information on this project.
  • During active work, to ensure resident cars are not damaged, parking will not be permitted within 50 feet of street corners; motorists are encouraged to park midblock to avoid being towed. Work will be performed from 7 am to 5 pm Monday through Saturday during each week. There is potential for short closures of side streets in active work zones and detours; please be mindful of signage in the work zone.
  • In the continual effort to provide regular and updated communication to the public, the Montana Department of Transportation will be hosting an open forum every Tuesday from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Salvation Army in Missoula. This time is designed for members of the public to stop by to ask questions or provide feedback on any of the Missoula-area projects; including Russell Street – Broadway to Dakota, the Van Buren Street Interchange, Bonner Bridges and ADA improvements.

July 13, 2018

  • Work to bring the median crossings into ADA compliance is now complete on Stephens Avenue.
  • Crews will begin working on the northwest corners of Stephens Avenue, starting at Florence St. and extending to Franklin St. These improvements will result in single-lane closures on Stephens Avenue for southbound traffic. Expect slower speeds on Stephens Avenue when headed southbound from Mount to Sixth Street for the next two weeks.
  • During active work, to ensure resident cars are not damaged, parking will not be permitted within 50 feet of street corners; motorists are encouraged to park midblock to avoid being towed. Work will be performed from 7 am to 5 pm Monday through Saturday during each week. There is potential for short closures of side streets in active work zones and detours; please be mindful of signage in the work zone.
  • In the continual effort to provide regular and updated communication to the public, the Montana Department of Transportation will be hosting an open forum every Tuesday from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Salvation Army in Missoula. This time is designed for members of the public to stop by to ask questions or provide feedback on any of the Missoula-area projects; including Russell Street – Broadway to Dakota, the Van Buren Street Interchange, Bonner Bridges and ADA improvements.

July 6, 2018

  • Work to bring curb ramps into ADA compliance is now complete between First and Sixth Streets on Orange Street is complete as of Friday, July 6. Many thanks to the residents, businesses and pedestrians in the work zone; we appreciate your patience as this phase of the project was completed.
  • Crews will begin median work on Stephens Avenue. These improvements may result in single-lane closures on Stephens Avenue. Expect slower speeds on Stephens Avenue from Mount to Sixth Street for the next two weeks.
  • During active work, to ensure resident cars are not damaged, parking will not be permitted within 50 feet of street corners; motorists are encouraged to park midblock to avoid being towed. Work will be performed from 7 am to 5 pm Monday through Saturday during each week. There is potential for short closures of side streets in active work zones and detours; please be mindful of signage in the work zone.
  • In the continual effort to provide regular and updated communication to the public, the Montana Department of Transportation will be hosting an open forum every Tuesday from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Salvation Army in Missoula. This time is designed for members of the public to stop by to ask questions or provide feedback on any of the Missoula-area projects; including Russell Street – Broadway to Dakota, the Van Buren Street Interchange, Bonner Bridges and ADA improvements.

June 29, 2018

  • Work to bring curb ramps into ADA compliance is nearly complete between First and Sixth Streets on Orange Street. The work zone will transition to Fifth and Sixth Streets along Gerald Avenue in early July. Traffic control is in place near the intersections of Gerald and Fifth and Sixth Streets. Vehicle traffic will be narrowed to one lane in some sections.
  • Depending on weather conditions and other factors, limited median work may be performed on Stephens Avenue in early July. These improvements may result in single-lane closures.
  • To ensure pedestrian access throughout the work area, each intersection corner Orange Street from First to Sixth Streets will be open on one side. Pedestrians should exercise caution when approaching any intersection, and especially those in active work zones.
  • Plan Ahead: work on the Missoula ADA project will not be active on Wednesday, July 4. However, some traffic control measures may remain in place for the safety of the traveling public. Please use caution in work zones, even when no workers are present.
  • During active work, to ensure resident cars are not damaged, parking will not be permitted within 50 feet of street corners; motorists are encouraged to park midblock to avoid being towed. Work will be performed from 7 am to 5 pm Monday through Saturday during each week. There is potential for short closures of side streets in active work zones and detours; please be mindful of signage in the work zone.
  • In the continual effort to provide regular and updated communication to the public, the Montana Department of Transportation will be hosting an open forum every Tuesday from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Salvation Army in Missoula. This time is designed for members of the public to stop by to ask questions or provide feedback on any of the Missoula-area projects; including Russell Street – Broadway to Dakota, the Van Buren Street Interchange, Bonner Bridges and ADA improvements.

June 22, 2018

  • Work to bring curb ramps into ADA compliance continues on Orange Street. The work zone has transitioned to Orange Street, south of the Clark Fork river. Traffic control is in place from the intersection of First and Orange Streets to Sixth Street. Vehicle traffic has been narrowed to one lane in some sections.
  • To ensure pedestrian access throughout the work area, each intersection corner on Orange Street from First to Sixth Streets will be open on one side. Pedestrians should exercise caution when approaching any intersection, and especially those in active work zones.
  • Plan Ahead: work on the Missoula ADA project will not be active on Wednesday, July 4. However, some traffic control measures may remain in place for the safety of the traveling public. Please use caution in work zones, even when no workers are present.
  • During active work, to ensure resident cars are not damaged, parking will not be permitted within 50 feet of street corners; motorists are encouraged to park midblock to avoid being towed. Work will be performed from 7 am to 5 pm Monday through Saturday during each week. There is potential for short closures of side streets in active work zones and detours; please be mindful of signage in the work zone.
  • In the continual effort to provide regular and updated communication to the public, the Montana Department of Transportation will be hosting an open forum every Tuesday from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Salvation Army in Missoula. This time is designed for members of the public to stop by to ask questions or provide feedback on any of the Missoula-area projects; including Russell Street – Broadway to Dakota, the Van Buren Street Interchange, Bonner Bridges and ADA improvements.

June 15, 2018

  • Work to bring curb ramps into ADA compliance continues on Orange Street. The work zone has transitioned to Orange Street, south of the Clark Fork river. Traffic control is in place from the intersection of First and Orange Streets to Sixth Street. Vehicle traffic has been narrowed to one lane in some sections.
  • To ensure pedestrian access throughout the work area, each intersection corner Orange Street from First to Sixth Streets will be open on one side. Pedestrians should exercise caution when approaching any intersection, and especially those in active work zones.
  • As the Van Buren Street interchange undergoes significant construction improvements, the North Orange Street Interchange has experienced high volume of spillover traffic. Due to Orange Street volumes and narrowed lanes in some sections, travelers are advised to plan for extra travel time when using North Orange Street to enter or exit Interstate 90.
  • During active work, to ensure resident cars are not damaged, parking will not be permitted within 50 feet of street corners; motorists are encouraged to park midblock to avoid being towed. Work will be performed from 7 am to 5 pm Monday through Saturday during each week. There is potential for short closures of side streets in active work zones and detours; please be mindful of signage in the work zone.
  • In the continual effort to provide regular and updated communication to the public, the Montana Department of Transportation will be hosting an open forum every Tuesday from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Salvation Army in Missoula. This time is designed for members of the public to stop by to ask questions or provide feedback on any of the Missoula-area projects; including Russell Street – Broadway to Dakota, the Van Buren Street Interchange, Bonner Bridges and ADA improvements.

June 8, 2018

  • Work to bring curb ramps into ADA compliance continues on Orange Street. The work zone has transitioned to Orange Street, south of the Clark Fork river. Traffic control is in place from the intersection of First and Orange Streets to Sixth Street. Vehicle traffic has been narrowed to one lane in some sections.
  • To ensure pedestrian access throughout the work area, the north west corner of intersections on Orange Street from First to Sixth Streets will be open. Pedestrians should exercise caution when approaching any intersection, and especially those in active work zones.
  • As the Van Buren Street interchange undergoes significant construction improvements, the North Orange Street Interchange has experienced high volume of spillover traffic. Due to Orange Street volumes and narrowed lanes in some sections, travelers are advised to plan for extra travel time when using North Orange Street to enter or exit Interstate 90.
  • During active work, to ensure resident cars are not damaged, parking will not be permitted within 50 feet of street corners; motorists are encouraged to park midblock to avoid being towed. Work will be performed from 7 am to 5 pm Monday through Saturday during each week. There is potential for short closures of side streets in active work zones and detours; please be mindful of signage in the work zone.
  • In the continual effort to provide regular and updated communication to the public, the Montana Department of Transportation will be hosting an open forum every Tuesday from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Salvation Army in Missoula. This time is designed for members of the public to stop by to ask questions or provide feedback on any of the Missoula-area projects; including Russell Street – Broadway to Dakota, the Van Buren Street Interchange, Bonner Bridges and ADA improvements.

June 1, 2018

  • Work to bring curb ramps into ADA compliance continues on Orange Street. The work zone has transitioned to Orange Street, south of the Clark Fork river. Traffic control is in place from the intersection of First and Orange Streets to Sixth Street. Vehicle traffic has been narrowed to one lane in some sections.
  • To ensure pedestrian access throughout the work area, the south west corner of each intersection on Orange Street from First to Sixth Streets will be open. Pedestrians should exercise caution when approaching any intersection, and especially those in active work zones.
  • As the Van Buren Street interchange undergoes significant construction improvements, the North Orange Street Interchange has experienced high volume of spillover traffic. Due to Orange Street volumes and narrowed lanes in some sections, travelers are advised to plan for extra travel time when using North Orange Street to enter or exit Interstate 90.
  • During active work, to ensure resident cars are not damaged, parking will not be permitted within 50 feet of street corners; motorists are encouraged to park midblock to avoid being towed. Work will be performed from 7 am to 5 pm Monday through Saturday during each week. There is potential for short closures of side streets in active work zones and detours; please be mindful of signage in the work zone.
  • In the continual effort to provide regular and updated communication to the public, the Montana Department of Transportation will be hosting an open forum every Tuesday from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Salvation Army in Missoula. This time is designed for members of the public to stop by to ask questions or provide feedback on any of the Missoula-area projects; including Russell Street – Broadway to Dakota, the Van Buren Street Interchange, Bonner Bridges and ADA improvements.

May 25, 2018

  • Work to bring curb ramps into ADA compliance continues on Orange Street, beginning at the intersection of Orange Street and North Second Street. Traffic control is in place from the intersection of Broadway and Orange Streets to North Second Street. Vehicle traffic has been narrowed to one lane in some sections.
  • On Wednesday, May 30, the work zone will move south of the Clark Fork river on Orange Street.
  • As the Van Buren Street interchange undergoes significant construction improvements, the North Orange Street Interchange has experienced high volume of spillover traffic. Due to Orange Street volumes and narrowed lanes in some sections, travelers are advised to plan for extra travel time when using North Orange Street to enter or exit Interstate 90.
  • During active work, to ensure resident cars are not damaged, parking will not be permitted within 50 feet of street corners; motorists are encouraged to park midblock to avoid being towed. Work will be performed from 7 am to 5 pm Monday through Saturday during each week. There is potential for short closures of side streets in active work zones and detours; please be mindful of signage in the work zone.
  • In the continual effort to provide regular and updated communication to the public, the Montana Department of Transportation will be hosting an open forum every Tuesday from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.at the Salvation Army in Missoula. This time is designed for members of the public to stop by to ask questions or provide feedback on any of the Missoula-area projects; including Russell Street – Broadway to Dakota, the Van Buren Street Interchange, Bonner Bridges and ADA improvements.

May 18, 2018

  • Work to bring curb ramps into ADA compliance continues on Orange Street, beginning at the intersection of Orange Street and North Second Street. Traffic control is in place from the intersection of Broadway and Orange Streets to North Second Street.
  • During the construction, residents on north Orange Street may experience delays and traffic congestion. Vehicle traffic has been narrowed to one lane in some sections.There is potential for short closures of the road and detours; please be mindful of signage in the work zone.
  • During active work, to ensure resident cars are not damaged, parking will not be permitted within 50 feet of street corners; motorists are encouraged to park midblock to avoid being towed. Work will be performed from 7 am to 5 pm Monday through Saturday during each week.
  • In the continual effort to provide regular and updated communication to the public, the Montana Department of Transportation will be hosting an open forum every Tuesday from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.at the Salvation Army in Missoula. This time is designed for members of the public to stop by to ask questions or provide feedback on any of theMissoula urban-area projects; including Russell Street – Broadway to Dakota, the Van Buren Street Interchange and ADA improvements.

May 4, 2018

  • Work to bring curb ramps into ADA compliance on Sixth Street, between Helen and Ronald Streets, has been completed, with the exception of some finish work and work zone clean up.
  • After completing work on the Sixth Street, Knife River Construction has moved operations to the north end of Orange Street, beginning at the intersection of Orange Street and North Second Street. Traffic control will be in place starting Monday, May 7.
  • During the construction, residents on north Orange Street may experience delays and traffic congestion. Vehicle traffic may be narrowed to one lane in some sections. There is potential for short closures of the road and detours; please be mindful of signage in the work zone.
  • During active work, to ensure resident cars are not damaged, parking will not be permitted within 50 feet of street corners; motorists are encouraged to park midblock to avoid being towed. Work will be performed from 7 am to 5 pm Monday through Saturday during each week. Updates to Sixth Street will take approximately 3 weeks to complete.
  • Updates to curb ramps on Sixth Street are fully funded by the federal Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality program, and landowners adjacent to these project locations are not liable for any direct costs associated with the improvements.
  • In the continual effort to provide regular and updated communication to the public, the Montana Department of Transportation will be hosting an open forum every Tuesday from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.at the Salvation Army in Missoula. This time is designed for members of the public to stop by to ask questions or provide feedback on any of the Missoula urban-area projects; including Russell Street – Broadway to Dakota, the Van Buren Street Interchange and ADA improvements.
  • Montana Department of Transportation staff, as well as contractors, will be present to address specific questions or to share more information as requested. This is an informal opportunity to meet with the folks building bridges and creating safer roadways in our community. The next session will be held on Tuesday, April 24. Staff will be available every Tuesday from 1:30 to 2:30 from April through October. Stop by when questions arise or when your schedule allows.

April 27, 2018

  • Work to bring curb ramps into ADA compliance on the north side of Sixth Street, between Helen and Ronald Streets, is estimated to be completed by Saturday, April 28.
  • After completing work on the north side of Sixth Street, Knife River Construction will move operations to the south side of Sixth Street. Corners will be updated between Helen and Ronald Streets.
  • During the construction, residents on Sixth Street between Ronald and Helen Avenues may experience delays and traffic congestion. Vehicle traffic may be narrowed to one lane in some sections. During active work, to ensure resident cars are not damaged, parking will not be permitted within 50 feet of street corners; motorists are encouraged to park midblock to avoid being towed. Work will be performed from 7 am to 5 pm Monday through Saturday during each week. Updates to Sixth Street will take approximately 3 weeks to complete.
  • Updates to curb ramps on Sixth Street are fully funded by the federal Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality program, and landowners adjacent to these project locations are not liable for any direct costs associated with the improvements.
  • In the continual effort to provide regular and updated communication to the public, the Montana Department of Transportation will be hosting an open forum every Tuesday from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.at the Salvation Army in Missoula. This time is designed for members of the public to stop by to ask questions or provide feedback on any of the Missoula urban-area projects; including Russell Street – Broadway to Dakota, the Van Buren Street Interchange and ADA improvements.
  • Montana Department of Transportation staff, as well as contractors, will be present to address specific questions or to share more information as requested. This is an informal opportunity to meet with the folks building bridges and creating safer roadways in our community. The next session will be held on Tuesday, April 24. Staff will be available every Tuesday from 1:30 to 2:30 from April through October. Stop by when questions arise or when your schedule allows.

April 20, 2018

  • Work to bring curb ramps into ADA compliance on Fifth Street, between Helen and Ronald Streets, is estimated to be finished on Saturday, April 21.
  • After completing work on Fifth Street, Knife River Construction will move operations to Sixth Street. Corners will be updated between Helen and Ronald Streets, on both the north and south sides of the street.
  • During the construction, residents on Sixth Street between Ronald and Helen Avenues may experience delays and traffic congestion. Vehicle traffic may be narrowed to one lane in some sections. During active work, to ensure resident cars are not damaged, parking will not be permitted within 50 feet of street corners; motorists are encouraged to park midblock to avoid being towed. Work will be performed from 7 am to 5 pm Monday through Saturday during each week. Updates to Sixth Street will take approximately 3 weeks to complete.
  • Updates to curb ramps on Sixth Street are fully funded by the federal Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality program, and landowners adjacent to these project locations are not liable for any direct costs associated with the improvements.
  • In the continual effort to provide regular and updated communication to the public, the Montana Department of Transportation will be hosting an open forum every Tuesday from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Salvation Army in Missoula. This time is designed for members of the public to stop by to ask questions or provide feedback on any of the Missoula urban-area projects; including Russell Street – Broadway to Dakota, the Van Buren Street Interchange and ADA improvements.
  • Montana Department of Transportation staff, as well as contractors, will be present to address specific questions or to share more information as requested. This is an informal opportunity to meet with the folks building bridges and creating safer roadways in our community. The next session will be held on Tuesday, April 24. Staff will be available every Tuesday from 1:30 to 2:30 from April through October. Stop by when questions arise or when your schedule allows.