Montana Department of Transportation

MDT Meetings and Events

Billings - Open House to Discuss 27th Street RR Crossing



November 14, 2018



FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE	



Lori Ryan, Public
Information Officer, (406) 444-6821, lryan@mt.gov



Montana Department
of Transportation Schedules Open House to Discuss 27th Street
Railroad Crossing in Billings



BILLINGS — The Montana
Department of Transportation (MDT) is conducting an open house public
meeting to discuss a feasibility study to determine short-term and
long-term solutions for the existing at-grade railroad crossing on
27th Street in downtown Billings. 



The open house will be held in
Billings on Tuesday, Nov. 27, from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. at the Billings
Public Library Community Room (510 N. Broadway). The meeting will
begin at 5:30 p.m. with a presentation of the project. After the
presentation, the public is invited to visit project displays, ask
questions and provide comments on the project. Project team members
will be available during the open house to discuss the project.



The
detailed feasibility study will consider, at minimum, traffic
operational and engineering analysis, safety, railroad coordination,
bicycle/pedestrian facilities, Americans With Disabilities Act needs,
environmental issues, geometric considerations, right-of-way,
utilities, stakeholder input, and impacts to adjacent buildings and
businesses. 



More information is available online at the project
website at: 



mdt.mt.gov/pubinvolve/billings27thstreet



The meeting
is open to the public and attendance is encouraged. Members of the
public may submit written comments at the meeting or to the Montana
Department of Transportation Billings office at P.O. Box 20437,
Billings, MT  59104-0437, or online through the project website
above.



Please indicate that your comments are for project "UPN 9354
27th Street Railroad Crossing" and submit by December 27, 2018, to
ensure your comments are considered. 



MDT will make reasonable
accommodations for persons with disabilities who wish to participate
in this public meeting. If you require an accommodation, contact Jan
Nesset at (406) 556-4707 to advise us of the nature of the
accommodation that you need.



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 mailto:aflesch@mt.gov.